Test & Measurement


Gateway eases communications with test instruments

1 May 2013 Test & Measurement

Agilent Technologies announced the E5810B LAN/GPIB/USB gateway, the next-generation replacement for the E5810A with added USB capability. It allows users to connect and control, over a standard local-area network, up to 14 GPIB instruments, up to four USB instruments via a self-powered hub, and an RS-232 instrument.

With an improved GPIB transfer rate of 1,2 MBps, the gateway supports 1000BASE-T (1 Gigabit) LAN/Ethernet as well as 100BASE-TX and 10BASE-T. Designed for ease of use, it comes with a built-in LCD display, allowing users to check the IP address of the gateway for quick setup. Users can easily configure the gateway via a password-protected Web interface.

The E5810B allows multiple users in different locations to access a centrally located test system. Connecting a wireless router to the E5810B enables engineers to wirelessly control instruments from a PC where LAN connection is unavailable or inconvenient.



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