You can also troubleshoot and make manual function calls to your instrument to ensure that it is working as expected before moving into automation. This procedure is not implemented in th driver because a screenshot is less easy to use than the data when calculating. Create a control for the name or relative path terminal on the left side of the Build Path Node. Message 5 of 5. Right click the Vertical Range constant and choose Change to control. Ethernet network devices have to be added using the IP address the device is given.

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Automating Measurements From a Tektronix MDO MSO DPO 2000 3000 4000 Oscilloscope With LabVIEW NXG

Open the Learning tab by selecting the Learn to Program tile in the Welcome screen or selecting the Learning tab from the top right. How to capture entire display of oscilloscope DPO as screenshot. Customize the Panel of the VI to fit your applications needs.

Message 5 of 5. This includes changing data types, adding documentation, and changing the name of the item. These instruments also feature numerous triggering modes, deep onboard memory, and a driver software API that dppo4054 data streaming and analysis functions. Most Active Hardware Boards: Delete the Yellow Error Wire. All the features you spo4054 can be recalculated from the data, or you instruct the scope to store a screendump and then transfer the file from the scope.

This is the Peak Amplitude measurement node that you are adding. The procedure for detecting your device depends on the bus you are using.


If you are not connected to a local network, feel free to plug in the Tektronix Oscilloscope to the computer directly via Ethernet or USB port. Rename the x and y axis of the histogram graph to correspond with the values you are measuring by clicking on the axis labels and replacing the text or by clicking on the axis labels and changing the Name text at the top of the Configuration Pane on the right.

Tektronix tkdpo4k Oscilloscope

The Panel should look like this. Conduct Sequencing and Database Reporting With TestStand Test Management Software TestStand is a ready-to-run test management software that is designed to help you develop, execute, and deploy automated test and validation systems faster.

Wire the appended path terminal on the top right of the Build Path Node to the path terminal on the top left of the Write Delimited Spreadsheet Dpo4045.

Select your PC in SystemDesigner. I am developing one labview application for testing. Message 3 of 5.

Tektronix DPO Digital Phosphor Oscilloscope – Instrument Driver – National Instruments

Go back to the Panel by choosing Panel on the View Selector. Yes, if you want the screen shot from the oscilloscope, you have to recalculate the data and generate the screen shot again, or if your oscilloscope permits, which can be checked from the vendor or the data sheet, store the screen dump and transfer that file to LabVIEW using VISA.

Install Tektronix Series Instrument Driver NI develops and supports thousands of instrument drivers for third party instruments to help engineers and scientists automate measurements. Rate this document Labvview a Rating 1 – Poor 2 3 4 rpo4054 – Excellent. Use this opportunity to explore the other signal processing categories that are available for your test.


SystemDesigner provides an intuitive, graphical representation of all hardware and software associated with your test and measurement system. Calculate yourself the number of bytes transerred for both cases. Ethernet network devices have to be added using the IP address the device is given. You can find these instrument drivers in the Instrument Driver Network.

Message 4 of dop4054. The NI Instrument Driver Network houses thousands of instrument drivers for automating third party instruments. Create a constant for the new extension terminal on the left side of the Replace File Extension Node.

Application Programming Interface API To help accelerate software development, all instrument drivers follow a consistent programming flow of: This procedure is not implemented in th driver because a screenshot is less easy to use than the data when calculating. Locate the communication ports lxbview your host PC.

I would like to capture a screen shot of the osciloscope front panel and save it as a JPG. Your example with the added Peak Amplitude VI should look like this.