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VISA GPIB Pass Control Function

LabVIEW 2013 Help

Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 371361K-01

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Owning Palette: Bus/Interface Specific Functions

Requires: Base Development System

Tells the GPIB device at the specified address to become controller-in-charge (CIC).


VISA resource name specifies the resource to be opened. The VISA resource name control also specifies the session and class.
primary address is the primary address of the GPIB device to which you want to pass control.
secondary address is the secondary address of the targeted GPIB device.
error in describes error conditions that occur before this node runs. This input provides standard error in functionality.
VISA resource name out is a copy of the VISA resource name that VISA functions return.
error out contains error information. This output provides standard error out functionality.

VISA GPIB Pass Control Details

This function passes CIC status to the device specified by primary address and secondary address and deasserts the ATN line. This function assumes that the targeted device has controller capability.

Note  VISA GPIB Pass Control does not accept VISA sessions of class Instr. The VISA session must be of class GPIB BoardInterface.


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