Entries by LinkBone

XLR switcher for professional audio with remote control

XLR switcher based on relay switches is one of the best solutions for applications requiring low audio distortion. The relay switches with gold plated contacts ensure high reliability. The bistable relays also sustain its state during device power off state. The low insertion loss of mechanical relay switches makes the LinkBone 1-to-15 switch perfect for […]

Rigol oscilloscope remote control with NI-Visa (SCPI commands)

All new Rigol oscilloscopes have support for National Instruments Visa programming and control standard. This can be a great tool when implementing measurement or test automation functions. This tutorial explains how to use National Instruments Visa to control Rigol oscilloscopes via USB. This text focuses on Rigol DS1074Z oscilloscope model but is also applicable for […]

Automated hardware testing in production lines and R&D

Summary: this article explains how to use LinkBone BNC switches in automated prototype hardware testing in development phase and production lines. The presented test automation environment is using the bed of nails tester fixture. The source code for remote instrument control and test script is included. This article is related with the following products: LinkBone […]

Video multiplexer coaxial BNC switch with remote control via Ethernet, infrared and serial RS-232

Summary: This article explains how LinkBone coaxial BNC switch can be used as a remote video multiplexer. Control of the device is possible via Web page from remote PC or via Infrared RC5 remote control. The RS-232 serial interface allows easy integration with other system components or standalone device operation. The LinkBone video multiplexer is […]

Coaxial switch with remote serial RS-232 interface programming example

Summary: this article describes how to control LinkBone Coaxial switch with remote control via serial RS-232 interface. The complete code example in C++ with description is included. This article is related with the following products: LinkBone 1-to-15 BNC switch LinkBone 1-to-15 Dual BNC switch LinkBone 1-to-15 XLR switch The LinkBone Remote Coaxial BNC switch allows […]

BNC switch box – remote control in industrial measurement and test automation applications

Summary: This article explains the benefits of using remote BNC switch box or multiplexer in the industrial or production line applications. A practical example with C pseudo code is included in this article. This article is related with the following products: LinkBone 1-to-15 BNC switch LinkBone 1-to-15 Dual BNC switch LinkBone 1-to-15 XLR switch Design […]