Configure an External Source

This VB Script program configures an External Source.

Learn more about External Source Configuration

These programs can be run as a macro in the PNA. To do this, copy the code into a text editor file such as Notepad and save on the PNA hard drive as ExtSource.vbs. Learn how to setup and run the macro.

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' Get the PNA application, and

' start the scpi parser, and preset the PNA

dim app

Set app = CreateObject("AgilentPNA835x.Application")

set scpi = app.ScpiStringParser

scpi.parse "*rst"

‘Configure the external source

scpi.parse "Syst:conf:edev:add 'newSource'"

scpi.parse "Syst:conf:edev:dtype 'newSource', 'Source'"

scpi.parse "Syst:conf:edev:driver 'newSource', 'AGMXG'"

scpi.parse "Syst:conf:edev:ioconfig 'newSource', 'gpib0::16::instr'"

'Activate and enable the external source

scpi.parse "Syst:conf:edev:ioen 'newSource', 1"

'State activates and talks to the device if "Syst:conf:edev:ioen" is enabled

scpi.parse "Syst:conf:edev:stat 'newSource', 1"


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