Wisdom of the Ancients: IEEE-488-1978 syntax question
In spite of my generation's belief that technology did not exist prior to 1985, I keep running across evidence to the contrary. Like a digital archeologist, I keep finding Great Tetrahedrons and ancient knowledge written in languages that are both foreign and alien to me. Today, I write of such a find.
I am attempting to query an HP 5334B and pulled it's manual to look up how to remotely control the unit and the command strings are... different... than what I've encountered before. It appears to be a much older IEEE-488 standard and the manual's examples are using proprietary HP software. I am making progress in that I have now figured out how to control the unit without it screaming error codes at me but I have not figured out how to query yet.
I was hoping someone could help me out here. If I can just see a Met/Cal command string for querying the display readings of an HP 5334B, I am confident I can logic out everything else I need to know. I just can't seem to figure out the proper syntax to get it to reply.
Oh but were there a Rosetta Stone that could unlock the codex before me.
Thanks in advance. :)
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