Manual Reference Pages - VISA (7)
visa - Virtual Instrument Software Architecture
The Virtual Instrument Software Architecture provides a generic interface
for communication with test and measurement equipment.
Each device is identified by a resource name that specifies the type of
connection used, location information and the device type.
USB Devices |
product identifiers must be given as hexadecimal numbers prefixed with
serial number is mandatory, even if the device would be unique otherwise.
Ethernet/VXI-11 Devices |
Access to resources is mediated through a resource manager; while
technically there could be multiple instances, usually only the default
resource manager is used.
A handle to the default resource manager can be obtained from the
If the resource name is not known in advance, the resource manager can be
queried for a list of known devices by using the
This function returns a
ViFindList object (along with the first known resource), and further resource names
are then queried from the find list using
before finally freeing the list using
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