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Making a custom list sweep using the trigger link

Models 2400, 2401, 2410, 2420, 2425, 2430, 2440, 6430
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breinoso
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Making a custom list sweep using the trigger link

Post by breinoso » May 27th, 2011, 3:46 pm

Hello:

I am trying to program the 2400 to be able to sweep voltage at specific steps ( a list of 10 values for instance). I need to be able to present each value after a trigger event via the tlink #1. The trigger events might not occur at a fixed rate. I have multiple 2400 that will receive this signal from a pattern generator. Is there some SCPI code anyone can share that can give me a starting point?

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Bautista
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Re: Making a custom list sweep using the trigger link

Post by Dale C » June 9th, 2011, 8:00 am

The Model 2400 can output a pulse at either the Source , Delay or Measure Cycle in the TRIGGER Layer.
Each of these can output a pulse or none of them. But only one at time.
The commands are as follows...
:TRIG:OUTPUT SOURCE
:TRIG:OUTPUT DELAY
:TRIG:OUTPUT SENSE

Do this in a LIST sweep.
*RST
:SOUR:FUNC:MODE VOLT
:SOUR:LIST 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10
:TRIG:COUNT 10
:TRIG:OUTPUT SENSE
:SOUR:VOLT:MODE LIST
:OUTPUT ON
:INIT
That should output a pulse at each step on the SENSE(Measurement) phase.

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