Application Note

Top Ten SCPI Programming Tips for Signal Generators

Source: Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG

This application note includes ten SCPI programming tips for remote-controlling Rohde & Schwarz’s signal generators. The tips include: start with a defined state, wait with OPC, poll the baseband progress, switch off the baseband during configuration, query errors, form logical command blocks, send only one command per line, synchronize instruments, switch off GUI update, and utilize online help and SCPI sequence recorder. All of these tips and additional helpful hints are described in more detail within in the application note.