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Release Date: 2013-11-27

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Software Support Policy - Technical Overview
Software support policy for IO Libraries Suite, Command Expert, Fault Detective, and License Manager software

Technical Overview 2014-05-24

IO Libraries Suite Unsupported Interface Support Matrix - Technical Overview
The support matrix for unsupported I/O hardware interfaces, Operating Systems, and Agilent IO Libraries revisions...

Technical Overview 2013-11-27

IO Libraries Suite Interface Support Matrix - Technical Overview
The support matrix for I/O hardware interface, Operating System, and Agilent IO Libraries revision...

Technical Overview 2013-11-27

Command Expert - Flyer
This flyer provides a brief description of the Agilent Command Expert software - a free software tool that provides fast and easy instrument control in PC application environments.

Brochure 2013-07-26

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IO Libraries Suite 16 - Flyer
This flyer provides a product overview, features and benefits of the Agilent IO Libraries Suite 16. I/O, IO Libraries.

Brochure 2013-07-26

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IO Libraries Suite Revision Information - Technical Overview
Description of supported I/O interfaces and operating systems with respective IO Libraries versions.

Technical Overview 2013-04-28

IO Libraries Minimum System Requirements - Technical Overview
Computer hardware and operating system minimum requirements for using Agilent IO Libraries Suite.

Technical Overview 2012-11-23

SICL User's Guide for IO Libraries Suite 16.3
This Agilent SICL User’s Guide describes Agilent SICL and how to use it to develop I/O applications on Microsoft Windows®. A “getting started” chapter is provided to help you write and run your first SICL program.

User Manual 2012-10-10

IO Libraries Suite 16 - Data Sheet
This data sheet describes the ease of use and compatibility of the new I/O Libraries Suite 16.

Data Sheet 2012-10-08

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IO Libraries Suite 16.2 Quick Start Guide - Installation Manual
Quickly get connected to your instruments.

Installation Manual 2012-03-01

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Building Hybrid Test Systems. Ensuring success in two common development scenarios - Application Not
Application Note 1465-33. When you migrate to a hybrid system that includes LXI along with GPIB, VXI, PXI, or any other architecture, two scenarios are most typical, minimum development time and maximum overall performance

Application Note 2008-10-15

Software I/O Layers - VISA, VISA COM, SICL, Agilent 488 - Technical Overview
Agilent has 4 software libraries for instrument control: VISA, VISA COM, SICL, Agilent 488...

Technical Overview 2008-07-01

RS-232 Troubleshooting - Application Note
In the course of dealing with personal computers, you may have the RS-232 serial interface. This paper will describe RS-232 at a basic level, with an orientation towards Windows-based instrument programming.

Application Note 2007-04-18

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Using COM-based Formatted I/O In Microsoft Visual Basic 6 - Application Note
SCPI-based instrument communication in Microsoft Visual Basic has often been counterintuitive to programmers familiar with the VB I/O facilities. The VISA COM I/O provides a formatted I/O library that works especially well in VB.

Application Note 2007-04-18

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The Programming of USB Instruments - Application Note
This article provides information setting up a test system with USB instruments and how to program using VISA IO Library software. The T&M USB protocol specifications, and how these protocol specifications make use of USB endpoints, are included.

Application Note 2007-03-30

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Porting SICL Applications to VISA - Application Note
This article is intended to assist you in the job of porting a C or C++ SICL program to VISA. It includes a table of the VISA functions and attributes which correspond to each SICL function.

Application Note 2007-03-30

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Programming Considerations for using VISA with Visual Basic 6 - Application Note
This short paper describes how to develop Visual Basic applications using VISA for instrument I/O.

Application Note 2007-03-30

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Using the VISA COM I/O API in .NET - Application Note
The Microsoft .NET architecture has many features that make it an excellent environment for Test & Measurement programmers. VISA COM I/O is an update of the older VISA C API to work in and with COM technology.

Application Note 2007-03-16

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Migrating system software from GPIB to LAN/LXI (AN 1465-25) - Application Note
Migrating system software from GPIB to LAN/LXIis the sixth application note in a series designed to help you manage the shift to LXI from GPIB.

Application Note 2007-02-02

Next-generation Test Systems: Advancing the Vision with LXI - Application Note
This white paper provides an introduction to LXI, presents its advantages, and outlines usage models that expand the reach and capabilities-and perhaps the definition of test systems.

Application Note 2006-05-03

Using LAN in Test Systems: Applications (1465-14) - Application Note and Example Programs
Topics include balancing cost, convenience and security in three common LAN scenarios: sharing instruments, remote monitoring and data acquisition, and functional test systems. Includes downloadable example programs.

Application Note 2005-04-01

Using LAN in Test Systems: Setting up System I/O (AN 1465-15) - Application Note
This set of application notes shows you how to simplify test system integration by utilizing open connectivity standards such as local area networking (LAN). The collective goal of these notes is to help you produce reliable results, meet your throughput requirements and stay within your budget.

Application Note 2005-03-29

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Choosing Your Test System Software Architecture (AN 1465-4) - Application Note
The information presented here will help you choose the direction for your software based on the application you have in mind and the amount of experience you have.

Application Note 2004-12-21

Test-System Understanding Drivers and Direct I/O (AN 1465-3) - Application Note
This application note answers common questions about the use of drivers and direct I/O to send commands from a PC application to the test instrument.

Application Note 2004-12-21

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Using SCPI and Direct I/O vs. Drivers (AN 1465-13) - Application Note
Using SCPI and Direct I/O vs. Drivers, the fifth note in the series, outlines the relationship between input/output (I/O) software, application software and the ability to maximize instrument interchange and software reuse in present and future systems

Application Note 2004-12-13

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