Application Note

SCPI-Recorder: Test Automation At Your Fingertips

Source: Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG
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This application note briefly summarizes the history of SCPI and outlines in which fields of application a SCPI based test system software has still advantages over a driver (e.g. IVI) based approach. Further the unique features of the high-end R&S SMW 200A vector signal generator that allow an increase in efficiency of SCPI based test system software development are introduced and operating guidelines are provided.