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Apr 08

Python made – RIGOL DP832 GUI – Ethernet



As I had some free time, and we had recently got Programmable Power Supply RIGOL DP832, I have made python based GUI, to communicate with RIGOL.
It is based on:

PyVisa version: 1.8
PyQt version: 5.8.1
Qt version: 5.8.0
Matplotlib version: 2.0.0

and uses Ethernet to communicate with RIGOL.

pip install -U pyvisa
pip install -U pqt5



Link to GitHub: https://github.com/kudl4t4/RIGOL-DP832-GUI

1 comment

  1. Mauri Eronen

    Excellent control software! I’m using a DP811A, which seems to crash the script when trying to plot a graph. The normal controls work fine. Probably has something to do with the number of channels (only 1 on the DP811A). The script reports:

    VI_ERROR_RSRC_NFOUND (-1073807343): Insufficient location information or the requested device or resource is not present in the system.
    C:\Users\mauri\AppData\Local\Programs\Python\Python35-32\lib\site-packages\matplotlib\axes\_base.py:3193: UserWarning: Attempting to set identical bottom==top results
    in singular transformations; automatically expanding.
    bottom=0, top=0.0
    ‘bottom=%s, top=%s’) % (bottom, top))
    Traceback (most recent call last):
    File “RIGOL_DP811_GUI.py”, line 291, in
    self.timer_data.timeout.connect(lambda: self.dataForPlot())
    File “RIGOL_DP811_GUI.py”, line 603, in dataForPlot
    if float(data[1]) == 429496.719 and float(data[2]) == 429496.719:
    IndexError: list index out of range

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