Application Notes

Electronic Load

Programming Example: Identification String (*IDN?) return with LabVIEW 2018

December 16, 2019

This LabVIEW VI (version 2018) provides a simple platform to begin creating LabVIEW programs. You can download the VI here: VISA_IDN.ZIP In this example, the user can: Select the connected instruments from the VISA Resource List drop down menu: NOTE: USB devices will automatically appear. For LAN connections, you will need to add the device. … Continued

Testing Intrinsic Safety Barrier fusing and circuitry using an electronic load

December 16, 2019

From Wikipedia: Intrinsic safety (IS) is a protection technique for safe operation of electrical equipment in hazardous areas by limiting the energy, electrical and thermal, available for ignition. The idea is to minimize the risk of fire or explosion by physically eliminating any potential source of ignition. Many IS circuits utilize special fusing and elements that are designed to … Continued

Secure products without K-lock slots

May 20, 2019

Many products have Kensington, or K-lock slots to help provide a location to secure a cable lock or other device to help prevent theft. Some products do not have locations for cable lock connections. In this case, we recommend using a special glue or physical attachment system to secure the cable to the case of … Continued