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How do I check if an instrument's output is on or off?

Asked by Jennifer Chan on 1 Aug 2016
Latest activity Answered by Vinod
on 1 Aug 2016
I'm writing a program for communicating with Keithley source meters. One of my function requires me to check if the source output is on or off. I looked up every commands and queries and still couldn't find anything. I could only find methods that check to see what kind of source it is: "SOURCE:FUNCTION:MODE?" Is there any way to do see if the output is already turned on or off?
Thank You in advance!

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BTW, this instrument is a KEithley 2400 Source Meter

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Answer by Vinod
on 1 Aug 2016
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That's a question for Keithley tech support. My reading of the manual here says that you should be able to see the state by querying OUTPUT? (See page 18-57).

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