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By Shuvankar Das
I want to connect My ccd camera with labview. The details of my system is given bellow. I cannot connect it please help OS: WINDOWS 7, 64bit LabView Run-Time 2013(64-bit) NI-IMAQ 4.8 NI-IMAQdx 4.3 Camera: QICAM Monochrome Cooled (QIC-F-M-12-C) Model QICAM Resolution 1392 x 1040 Sensor 1/2" Sony ICX205 progressive-scan interline CCD Pixel Size 4.65 x 4.65µm Cooling Type Peltier thermoelectric cooling to 25˚C below ambient Digital Output 12 bit Video Output FireWire (IEEE 1394b) Max. Frame Rate 10 fps full resolution @ 12 bits Pixel Scan 20, 10, 5, 2.5MHz Mount Type C-mount optical format
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I'm taking the CLA exam in a few weeks and would like some feedback on the solution I put together (attached). A few specific questions:
Can I dump tags in the VI Documentation of the VI like I did in Error Handler - Console Error.vi and get credit since there are instructions for developers to complete this work? This would be my strategy if I run out of time.
Does this seem like a passing solution? Why/why not?
Where do you think I would lose the most points in this solution?
Any other feedback on this exam or general strategy tips are greatly appreciated!
I'm connecting to a Rigol DZ1000 Oscilloscope via USB and using the :DISP:DATA? ON,0,PNG command to grab a screenshot. Reading out the data in blocks of 65535 bytes until there is no more (see attached vi).
This normally works fine but yesterday I was getting a timeout error. I fired up IO Trace and got this:
> 783. viRead (USB0::0x1AB1::0x04CE::DS1ZA201305475::INSTR (0x00000001), "#9000045852‰PNG.......", 65536 (0x10000), 45864 (0xB328)) > Process ID: 0x000039C8 Thread ID: 0x00001760 > Start Time: 13:13:54.1169 Call Duration 00:00:10.4323 > Status: 0xBFFF0015 (VI_ERROR_TMO) You can see that 45864 bytes were received, which is exactly what was specified by the binary data header (45852 data bytes + 11 header bytes + 1 termination char)
I dumped the reply string into a binary file and set the scope to run so it show something else on the screen. Sure enough the error went away. I also dumped a good result into a file. Then I tried to figure out what the problem may have been but I didn't get anywhere. Any ideas? Sure looks like a bug in VISA read or perhaps an incorrectly escaped reply from the scope?
It's very easy to "convert" the reply into the screenshot - just remove the leading 15 bytes (4 bytes from WriteBinayFile and 11 bytes from the scope header). And yes, both data files display just fine as PNG. I don't think PNG does internal checksum so byte errors would be hard to spot.
Any ideas what could have caused that timeout?