Unable to open device picoscope 3204

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rinus
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Unable to open device picoscope 3204

Post by rinus » Thu Aug 15, 2013 1:54 pm

Hardware picoscope 3204
software PicoScope6_r6_7_28.exe and SDK build from PS3000asdk_r10_5_0_19 Console
with Visual C++ 2010 on window 7
linked against ps3000a.lib
as result i get a console window with the picoscope logo and:
PS30000A driver example program

Opening device ...
Handle: 0
Unable to open device
Error code : 0x0000003
Picoscope 6 is running correct ??

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Re: Unable to open device picoscope 3204

Post by Hitesh » Thu Aug 15, 2013 2:13 pm

Hi Rinus,

If your device is a PicoScope 3204 without an A or B, then you will need the PicoScope 3000 SDK as opposed to the PicoScope 3000a SDK as it uses a different dll and API.

If your device is a 3204A or B, please confirm PicoScope 6 is not running when you start your console application.

Regards,
Hitesh

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Re: Unable to open device picoscope 3204

Post by rinus » Thu Aug 15, 2013 4:08 pm

Followed your advice to use PicoScope 3000 SDK, console is now Ok
Thank you
Rinus

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