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Direct I/O: Control Power, Frequency, and FM Modulation Read Me

This sample program sets up the generator’s power, center frequency, and FM parameters.   

Date: April 2005

Version: 1.0

Language: Agilent VEE Pro 7.5 (or later)

Instruments: E82xx signal generators

OS Requirements: Microsoft® Windows® 2000 or XP

Additional Software: Agilent IO Libraries 14.0 (or later)


This sample program provides the user with a graphical user interface for basic control of the E8241A, E8244A, E8251A, and E8254A microwave signal generators.  The user can remotely configure the generator’s power, center frequency, FM rate, FM deviation, FM on/off state, and output on/off state. 

The user can change the default generator settings by editing the constants in the Preset UserObject.  These values are programmed into the generator at initialization. 


If you have installed VEE, you can open the sample program by double-clicking on it or by using VEE's File > Open or File > Open Example menu items. To utilize VEE's Instrument Manager's "Load Sample" capabilities with the sample program, copy the sample program and the .xml file (with the same name as the VEE sample program) into the following directory: 


<VEE Pro home directory>\examples\InstrumentIO\InstrManagerIntegrated


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