HP E2050A LAN-GPIB Gateway
HP E2050A LAN-GPIB Gateway
The Agilent E2050 LAN/GPIB Gateway allows you to communicate
with GPIB-based instruments over LAN from your PC or Series 700 HP-UX
controller. Series 300s and 400s are not supported.
The E2050 is a small box containing LAN and GPIB ports that contain
enough intelligence to act as a network "server" providing access to
its GPIB port from other "clients" on the network.
SICL by default also includes LAN/GPIB server software to allow a controller
(a PC with Win95/98/Me/NT/2000 or an S700 controller) to act as a LAN
gateway to GPIB. The LAN/GPIB Gateway software is similar to the E2050's
built-in server software (and in fact the E2050's server software is
derived from it).
A single E2050 can support up to 14 GPIB instruments
connected to its GPIB; up to 10 client transactions can be connected
at any single time. (The default GPIB address of the E2050 itself is
21.) The E2050 cannot be a non-system controller!
The Hewlett-Packard HP E2050A is a gateway between a
local area network (LAN) and a GPIB network. On the GPIB side it acts
as the bus controller, whereas on the LAN side it acts as an RPC (Remote
Procedure Call) server and claims to conform to VXI-11. Besides its
GPIB connector it has an interface to RS232. On the LAN side it has
a BNC and a 10 Base-T connection. It needs an external power supply.
We have several more of these that do not have the LAN
Hardware Address Sticker on the back. If anyone knows how to extract
the Address from the unit without having the stick as reference - we
would love to know about it.
This unit is in Like New condition but I do not have
the original packaging.
There is a Power supply included.
MSRP of Agilents current replacement product to this
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