How do I directly control an instrument using LAN?
February 16, 2021
For convenience, we recommend connecting your instrument to your LAN using a router that can configure DHCP directly and use an internet switch to connect the LAN to the instruments you wish to control. In some cases, you may wish to directly connect your computer to an instrument LAN port without a LAN available. This … Continued
Currently supported instruments for use with the SIGLENT USB-GPIB adapter
July 26, 2019
The SIGLENT USB-GPIB adaptor currently works with the following SIGLENT instruments: Multimeters – SDM3065X/SDM3065X-SC SDM3055/SDM3055-SC SDM3045X Function/Arbitrary waveform generators – SDG6000X Series SDG5000 Series SDG2000X Series SDG1000X Series SDG1000 Series RF Generators – SSG3000X/-IQE Series SSG5000X/-V Series Spectrum & vector network analyzers – SSA3000X Series SVA1000X Series Oscilloscopes – SDS1000CFL
USB host connector power limits for instrumentation
June 14, 2019
SIGLENT instruments with USB ports can supply 500mA steady current at 5 V.
USB Connectivity Checklist
February 28, 2019
The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is very popular and has added a tremendous level of convenience and flexibility to computer and peripheral controls, including test and measurement instrumentation. As with all technology, it isn’t always sunshine and blue skies. Here are some common troubleshooting steps for USB connection issues: – Is the instrument plugged in … Continued
Where do I find environmental, EMC, and other compliance information for your products?
February 15, 2019
Information regarding product compliance is available on the datasheet for each product. Contact your local Siglent office for more details if you have trouble finding what you need. You can also write email@example.com
Are your instruments FCC compliant?
December 18, 2018
Test and measurement equipment is exempt from FCC emissions limits per CFR 47, Part 15, para 15.103(c): https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CFR-2002-title47-vol1/pdf/CFR-2002-title47-vol1-sec15-103.pdf Specifically: “(c) A digital device used exclusively as industrial, commercial, or medical test equipment.”
How to install the USBTMC driver
October 24, 2017
SIGLENT Technologies uses a broad range of products that utilize the USBTMC unified protocol to communicate with the host computer and control. Users can use SIGLENT provided PC software to send commands to remotely control the instrument. In addition, you can use NI-MAX (National Instruments Measurement and Automation Explorer) for instrument control. Here is an … Continued
October 23, 2017
Excerpt from the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board: http://anab.org/news/newsletter/winter-2014/nist-traceability-statements NIST Traceability Statements Many calibration customers request on their accredited calibration certificates a statement that the measurement is traceable to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). They want assurance that the standards used for the calibration are ultimately traceable to the International System of Units … Continued