GPIB-USB Controller 4.2 Release Notes
Version 6.95 (September 29, 2010)
- Reliability improvements in DEVICE mode operation.
- Support for Gigatronics/Wavetek analyzers.
Version 6.91 (September 14, 2009)
- Added ++savecfg command to enable, or disable, automatic saving of configuration parameters. See manual for details.
Version 6.9 (May 1, 2009)
- Added secondary address support. See manual for details.
- Added support for device mode serial poll status byte. See manual for details.
- Several reliability and compatibility enhancements.
Version 6.7 (April 5, 2009)
- Fixed defect causing HP 8756 to lockup during device plots.
Version 6.4 (Feb 24, 2009)
- Fixed defect causing spurious characters to be generated on startup.
- Fixed defect causing lockup when changing modes.
- Enhanced compatibility with various network analyzers (such as 8757E).
- ++trg command expanded to specify multiple addresses. See manual for details.
- Serial polling updated to support certain firmware versions of HP875x analyzers.
- LF or CR may be used as USB input terminators. USB input may now be terminated by CR, LF, or CR+LF.
- ++read_tmo_ms delay may now be set as low as 1 millisecond.
- This release has no end-user visible changes.
- ++read command augmented to terminate on EOI or user specified character.
- Controller mode serial poll now uses ++read_tmo_ms value.
- CR and LF can be escaped by preceding them with the ESC character.
- ++read command.
- LF as USB input terminator is now optional. USB input may be terminated by CR only; LF, if present, is ignored.
- Address change while in ++auto 0 mode does not work.
- ++loc command while in ++auto 0 mode disables further communication with device.
- Controller mode serial poll does not work.
- Added 4s timeout to controller mode serial poll.
- Device mode serial poll does not conform to spec.
- Controller does not respond to host commands during GPIB data flood.
- ++auto 0 does not address remote device to listen.
- ++auto command behavior not the same as in firmware version 3.x.
Thanks to Gerry G., Didier J. and John M. for their help in testing.