GPIB Connection Failed

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GPIB Connection Failed

Post by braydendevito » Fri Feb 23, 2018 2:13 pm


I purchased a Prologix GPIB-USB (HPIB-USB) Controller 6.0

Everything seems to be set up correctly, drivers, CMM Manager software etc.

When I go to Machine Setup and set my GPIB address, and click connect, I am getting an error "GPIB CONNECTION FAILED"

I noticed on the guide, it talks about using a NI 488.2 GPIB-USB Adapter.
The Prologix adapter is compatible with all NI Software, but I'm wondering is there any known connectivity issues using CMM Manager?

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Re: GPIB Connection Failed

Post by medupriest » Mon Feb 26, 2018 10:49 am

I am not sure which other GPIB adapters work, but we only officially support National Instruments cards and adapters. It is what we test with so we know those work. While I cannot guarantee that this is the issue in your case, it is likely the case if you believe everything else is set up correctly.

Make sure you have the primary address correct as it is often the issue when users cannot connect.

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