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Picoscope cannot find ADC-20 on USB. (Ubuntu 14.04)

Postby MRR » Fri Sep 11, 2015 8:05 am

Hi, a polite support request :)

After a seemingly successful installation, having followed the instructions at https://www.picotech.com/downloads/linux , I can get picoscope to load and run in demo mode, but it cannot detect our beloved ADC-20 when it's plugged into the laptop's usb.

The lsusb command brings up "Bus 006 Device 002: ID 0ce9:1003 pico Technology", so it's being seen as a device, but I've no idea how determine why it is not available to picoscope.

Please can anyone suggest faultfinding steps, I would be most grateful. The ADC-20 is usually a workhorse here, and I now need to bring it over to Linux to assist further developments.

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Matt.
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Re: Picoscope cannot find ADC-20 on USB. (Ubuntu 14.04)

Postby Hitesh » Fri Sep 11, 2015 8:10 am

Hi Matt,

Unfortunately, the ADC-20 is not compatible with the PicoScope 6 software.

The only data loggers which will work with the PicoScope 6 software are the USB DrDAQ and PicoLog 1000 Series devices.

There is a request to the Development Team to provide Linux drivers for the ADC-20 and ADC-24 in order to allow users to implement their own programs so I will escalate this.

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Re: Picoscope cannot find ADC-20 on USB. (Ubuntu 14.04)

Postby MRR » Fri Sep 11, 2015 8:29 am

Hi Hitesh,

Thanks for answering. Please let me know if there's any way I can help to support you with the required developments. It's important to my employer that we can use our instruments on different operating systems.

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Re: Picoscope cannot find ADC-20 on USB. (Ubuntu 14.04)

Postby Hitesh » Fri Sep 11, 2015 10:05 am

Hi Matt,

Are you using the PicoLog software or writing your own application?

The PicoLog software is only available for Microsoft Windows platforms.

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Re: Picoscope cannot find ADC-20 on USB. (Ubuntu 14.04)

Postby SvenP » Thu Jan 21, 2016 8:02 am

Hi,

I just found that thread:
I'm looking for a driver for the ADC-24 on raspbian system. I would be interested in developing some software accessing the ADC-24 from RaspberryPi.

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Re: Picoscope cannot find ADC-20 on USB. (Ubuntu 14.04)

Postby Hitesh » Thu Jan 21, 2016 9:11 am

Hi Sven,

Please e-mail support@picotech.com as we have some debian install packages that can be provided via a download link.

The libpicohrdl driver should be available via the repository in due course.

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Re: Picoscope cannot find ADC-20 on USB. (Ubuntu 14.04)

Postby MRR » Tue Jan 26, 2016 1:07 pm

Hello again after some months...

Has there been any progress with getting an ADC-20 to operate under Linux yet please?

Thanks,
Matt.

Hitesh wrote:Hi Matt,

Unfortunately, the ADC-20 is not compatible with the PicoScope 6 software.

The only data loggers which will work with the PicoScope 6 software are the USB DrDAQ and PicoLog 1000 Series devices.

There is a request to the Development Team to provide Linux drivers for the ADC-20 and ADC-24 in order to allow users to implement their own programs so I will escalate this.

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Re: Picoscope cannot find ADC-20 on USB. (Ubuntu 14.04)

Postby Hitesh » Wed Jan 27, 2016 9:21 am

Hi Matt,

Please e-mail support@picotech.com and I can provide some debian packages for you to download.

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