Introduction

This "Device message" of "Connecting & Programming guide for the PIA4800 series" gives tutorial, IVI-COM Instrument Driver programming guide, and describes device messages for remotely controlling the Kikusui’s DC power supplies or Electronic loads using the communication interface.

The messages can be used depends on the type of control board equipped with the product or the condition of connecting power supplies.

How to read this manual

It is recommended to read by the application of use.

 

The following markings are used in the explanations in the message.

 

Valid messages for any applied model which can be connected to the PIA unit.

Valid messages for the DC power supply with analog remote control function connected to the PIA4810/4820 equipped with the OP01-PIA.
Valid messages for the DC power supply with analog remote control function connected to the PIA4810/4820 equipped with the OP01-PIA and the SH series.
Valid messages for the DC power supply with analog remote control function connected to the PIA4810/4820 equipped with the OP02-PIA.
Valid messages for PAM series.
Valid messages for PAS series.
Valid messages for PMR series.
Valid messages for PWR series.

Intended readers

This manual is written for readers with sufficient basic knowledge of how to control instruments using a personal computer.

Structure of the device messages

This device messages consists of the following sections.

• Introduction

• Message and Terminator

• Device message

• Registers

• Tutorial

• IVI-COM Instrument Driver programming guide

• A List of Messages (Sorted by Objective)

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Copyright and publication

The contents of this manual may not be reproduced, in whole or in part, without the prior consent of the copyright holder.

The specifications of this product and the contents of this manual are subject to change without prior notice.

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