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by markspencer
Tue Dec 07, 2010 8:39 am
Forum: General Software Discussions
Topic: Documentation for function pingunit
Replies: 2
Views: 1899

Re: Documentation for function pingunit

Hi,

You will need to download the Software Development Kit for the PS5000. This will give you a c console example, there is not a specific C++ example available.

Best regards,
by markspencer
Mon Nov 09, 2009 9:48 am
Forum: USB PC Oscilloscopes
Topic: Picoscope 4424/4000 Series
Replies: 7
Views: 3615

Re: Picoscope 4424/4000 Series

Thank you for your post, I have examined the PS4000 driver and can confirm that the oversample bug does exist. This has now been fixed and will be available in the next sdk release, unfortunately I have not got a time scale for this release. However, I can not reproduce the bug you reported when not...
by markspencer
Wed Jul 30, 2008 1:09 pm
Forum: General Software Discussions
Topic: PS2205 trigger trouble?
Replies: 2
Views: 2465

Hi, I am sorry to hear that you are experencing problems 2) set_channel(A, enabled, DC,5V) ' data channel 3) set_channel(B, disabled, DC,5V) ' trigger channel 4) set_trigger(B, threshold, falling,delay=0) 5) run_block(count=15000,timebase=5) When switching the channel off it is set to 20V range, the...
by markspencer
Wed Jul 30, 2008 12:44 pm
Forum: General Software Discussions
Topic: PICO_CONDITIONS from SetTriggerChannelConditions
Replies: 3
Views: 3114

Hi, Sorry to hear you are experiencing problems. When setting the TriggerChannelProperties and the direction do you get PICO_OK. Check the result from the run block, or run streaming to check these are also returning PICO_OK. I would also advise checking the unit triggers with PicoScope and the sett...
by markspencer
Wed Jul 30, 2008 12:17 pm
Forum: General Software Discussions
Topic: continues fast streaming
Replies: 5
Views: 4607

Hi, I am sorry to hear that you are experiencing problems. When using the run_streaming_ns with auto_stop set to 0 this will cause the data in your buffer to wrap around. Once the number of samples specified in the function call have been collected you will always be able to get back that number of ...
by markspencer
Mon Jun 02, 2008 8:43 am
Forum: General Software Discussions
Topic: PS5000 multiple-record
Replies: 2
Views: 3058

Hi, Thank you for your post. The code that you posted looks fine however I would advise that the return values are checked. An alternative method that you might wish to consider is the use of rapid captures. ps5000SetNoOfCaptures (handle, SegmentCounts); This would allow you to set the number of wav...
by markspencer
Tue May 13, 2008 1:33 pm
Forum: General Software Discussions
Topic: convert timebase/div to timebase for pico3000
Replies: 1
Views: 2104

To calculate the sample interval that is required you need to take the time/div and multiply it by the number of divisions. eg. 10ms/div with 10 divisions gives 100ms The next stage is to determine the number of samples that you want to have across the whole of the time. eg. 4000 samples Divide the ...
by markspencer
Tue May 13, 2008 1:19 pm
Forum: VB and VBA (Excel, Access)
Topic: PicoScope 2203 VB sample program crashes VB6
Replies: 5
Views: 7637

Hi, I am sorry that you have experienced problems with the ps2000 vb example. I have looked in to this and found that the funcion call has to have a buffer for each paramater: 'The following should be placed under the ReDim Values_a(200000) As Integer 'which is part of the Fast_Click procedure ReDim...
by markspencer
Tue May 13, 2008 12:20 pm
Forum: C and C++
Topic: Data streaming, non aggregated
Replies: 1
Views: 2801

Hi, Try setting the overview buffer to a larger size. Ie. 1000000, it could be that this buffer is filling up to fast. When collecting data in streaming and setting the downSampleRatio to 1 and collecting at it maximum capacity then the PC may not be able to keep up with the data rate from the devic...
by markspencer
Tue May 13, 2008 12:07 pm
Forum: .Net Languages (C#, VB.Net, .)
Topic: c# picoscope 2105
Replies: 11
Views: 10807

Hi, I am sorry to hear you are experiening problems. The first issue that I noticed is that you have decalred the following prototypes, they should actually read: [DllImport("PS2000.dll", EntryPoint = "ps2000_get_values")] public static extern int GetValues(short handle, short [] buffer_a, short [] ...
by markspencer
Tue May 13, 2008 11:01 am
Forum: C and C++
Topic: Triggering and Acquisition 5203
Replies: 1
Views: 2937

Hi, I am sorry to hear that you are experiencing problem. I have read through your source code and just have a few suggestion to your problem. The first is that you are only enabling channel A, but you seem to be trying to use channel B as well, ie for triggering. You may have just left this out of ...
by markspencer
Tue May 13, 2008 10:42 am
Forum: VB and VBA (Excel, Access)
Topic: Multiple TC-08 with VB
Replies: 2
Views: 3287

Hi,

I am sorry that you are experiencing problem. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide individual service on writing you own software, but others on the forum may be able to help you.
by markspencer
Wed Jan 09, 2008 9:29 am
Forum: PicoScope 5
Topic: Showing several traces captured
Replies: 6
Views: 4613

Hi Ariel, I am sorry to hear that you are experiencing this problem. I have tried to the freeze/thaw functionality with the composite view without incident The version of the software I was using was Release 5.18.0. I noticed that you where using an older version of the software Release 5.16.12, I w...
by markspencer
Tue Aug 21, 2007 7:48 am
Forum: General Software Discussions
Topic: ADC100 In fast mode with USB parallel port adapter fitted
Replies: 14
Views: 13092

Hi The extra function calls for the ADC-10, 12, 40 and 42 when using the USB to Parallel port converter arte as follows: add to the .bas file Declare Sub adc10_run Lib "adc1032.dll" (ByVal no_of_values As Integer, ByVal method As Integer) Declare Function adc10_ready Lib "adc1032.dll" () As Integer ...
by markspencer
Tue Aug 21, 2007 7:29 am
Forum: MATLAB
Topic: Interface Matlab with DrDAQ?
Replies: 2
Views: 3495

Hi,

I am sorry to inform you that we do not have any expereience with MatLab, hopefully someone else on the forum could assist you. Alternatively, you might need to do a search for a MatLab tutorial on the internet.

Best regards,
Mark S.