5VXI Communication Using VISA

Chapter Highlights

• Introduction

• Short History

• VXI Chassis, Modules, and Connectors

• Controlling the VXI System

• VXI Address Space and Configuration Registers

• VXI Device Classes

• Communicating with Message-Based Devices

• Resource Manager

• Basics of Programming with VISA

• VISA Project

• Summary

• Library Function Prototypes and Definitions

The basic features of a VME (Versa-Modular Eurocard) Extensions for Instrumentation (VXI) system and how to communicate with the VXI devices are introduced here. You will learn about the VXI hardware and the various address spaces that the VXI devices can map to. You will be shown the different VXI device classes and their configuration registers, and how they are ...

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