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HP 7470A Interfacing And Programming Manual

HP 7470A Interfacing And Programming Manual (230 pages)

Brand: HP | Category: Plotter | Size: 2.51 MB
Table of contents
Chapter1 Getting Started13................................................................................................................................................................
What You'lllearn In This Chapter13................................................................................................................................................................
Hp-gl Instructions Covered13................................................................................................................................................................
Terms Youshould Understand13................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents6................................................................................................................................................................
How To Use Hp 7470 Documentation14................................................................................................................................................................
For First Encounters With The 747015................................................................................................................................................................
For First Encounters With Hp-gl15................................................................................................................................................................
For Experienced Hp-gl Programmers15................................................................................................................................................................
Understanding Manual Conventions And Syntax15................................................................................................................................................................
A Brief Look At The 7470 Plotter17................................................................................................................................................................
The 7470 Plotter's Instruction Set18................................................................................................................................................................
Hp-glsyntax18................................................................................................................................................................
How To Use The Examples In This Manual22................................................................................................................................................................
The Default Instruction, Df22................................................................................................................................................................
The Initialize Instruction, In23................................................................................................................................................................
The Input Mask Instruction, Im24................................................................................................................................................................
Looking Ahead27................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2: Establishing Boundaries And Units29................................................................................................................................................................
The Plotting Area30................................................................................................................................................................
Unit Systems31................................................................................................................................................................
The Plotter Unit31................................................................................................................................................................
User Units31................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Scaling Points31................................................................................................................................................................
Setting P1 And P2 Manually32................................................................................................................................................................
The Input P1 And P2 Instruction, Ip32................................................................................................................................................................
The Output P1 And P2 Instruction, Op33................................................................................................................................................................
The Scale Instruction, Sc34................................................................................................................................................................
The Input Window Instruction, Iw37................................................................................................................................................................
The Output Window Instruction, Ow38................................................................................................................................................................
Advancedprogramming Tips39................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3: Controlling The Pen And Plotting41................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3: Controlling The Pen And Plotting (continued)42................................................................................................................................................................
The Pen Instructions, Pu And Pd42................................................................................................................................................................
The Select Pen Instruction, Sp42................................................................................................................................................................
The Velocity Select Instruction, Vs43................................................................................................................................................................
The Plot Absolute Instruction, Pa44................................................................................................................................................................
The Plot Relative Instruction, Pr48................................................................................................................................................................
Plotting With Variables51................................................................................................................................................................
The Circle Instruction, Ci 752................................................................................................................................................................
The Arc Absolute Instruction, Aa57................................................................................................................................................................
The Arc Relative Instruction, Ar59................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4: Enhancing The Plot63................................................................................................................................................................
Hp-glinstructions Covered63................................................................................................................................................................
The Tick Instructions, Xt"andyt64................................................................................................................................................................
The Tick Length Instruction, Tl64................................................................................................................................................................
The Symbol Mode Instruction, Sm66................................................................................................................................................................
The Line Type Instruction, Lt68................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5 Labeling71................................................................................................................................................................
Plotter Character Sets72................................................................................................................................................................
The Designate Standard Character Set Instruction, Cs73................................................................................................................................................................
The Designate Alternate Character Set Instruction, Ca74................................................................................................................................................................
The Select Standard Set Instruction, Ss74................................................................................................................................................................
The Select Alternate Set Instruction, Sa75................................................................................................................................................................
The Define Terminator Instruction, Dt76................................................................................................................................................................
The Label Instruction, Lb77................................................................................................................................................................
Labeling With Variables78................................................................................................................................................................
The Absolute Direction Instruction, Di80................................................................................................................................................................
The Relative Direction Instruction, Dr81................................................................................................................................................................
Spacing Between Characters83................................................................................................................................................................
The Character Plot Instruction, Cp83................................................................................................................................................................
The Absolute Character Size Instruction, Si85................................................................................................................................................................
The Relative Character Size Instruction, Sr86................................................................................................................................................................
The Character Slant Instruction, Sl88................................................................................................................................................................
The User Defined Character89................................................................................................................................................................
Parameter Interaction In Labeling Commands91................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6: Digitizing97................................................................................................................................................................
What You'll Learn97................................................................................................................................................................
Hp-gl Instructions97................................................................................................................................................................
Terms You Should97................................................................................................................................................................
The Digitize Point Instruction98................................................................................................................................................................
The Digitize99................................................................................................................................................................
The Output Digitized Point And Pen Status Instruction, Od99................................................................................................................................................................
Digitizing With100................................................................................................................................................................
Manual Method100................................................................................................................................................................
Hp-ib Interrupts103................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 7: Obtaining Information From The Plotter105................................................................................................................................................................
A Brief Word About106................................................................................................................................................................
Notes For An Hp-ib106................................................................................................................................................................
Notes For An Hp-il106................................................................................................................................................................
The Output Actual Position And Pen Status107................................................................................................................................................................
The Output Commanded Position And Pen Status108................................................................................................................................................................
Instruction113................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 8: Putting The Commands To Work115................................................................................................................................................................
Problem116................................................................................................................................................................
Solution116................................................................................................................................................................
The Axes And Their Labels117................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Color And Emphasis119................................................................................................................................................................
Plotting Your Data120................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Programming Tips124................................................................................................................................................................
Filling And Hatching124................................................................................................................................................................
Filling A Bar124................................................................................................................................................................
Hatching A Bar126................................................................................................................................................................
Filling Segments Of Pie Charts127................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 9: Hp-ib Interfacing129................................................................................................................................................................
Hp-ib Implementation On The 7470130................................................................................................................................................................
Interface Switches And Controls130................................................................................................................................................................
Addressing The Plotter130................................................................................................................................................................
Bus Commands132................................................................................................................................................................
Reaction To Bus Commands Dcl, Sdc, And Ifc132................................................................................................................................................................
Serial And Parallel Polling132................................................................................................................................................................
Addressing The 7470 As A Talker Or Listener134................................................................................................................................................................
Computers With No High Level I/o Statements134................................................................................................................................................................
Computer With High Level I/o Statements134................................................................................................................................................................
Sending And Receiving Data135................................................................................................................................................................
Computer-to-plotter135................................................................................................................................................................
Plotter-to-computer138................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 10: Rs-232-c/ccitt143................................................................................................................................................................
Interfacing143................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Rs-232-cplotter: A Checklist144................................................................................................................................................................
Plotter Environments144................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Plotter Directly Connected To A Computer Mainframe Or Personal Computer144................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Plotter In An Environment With A Terminal146................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Plotter In A Terminal-only Environment151................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Rs-232-cinterface152................................................................................................................................................................
Output Baud Rate154................................................................................................................................................................
Stop Bits155................................................................................................................................................................
Transmission Errors155................................................................................................................................................................
Handshaking156................................................................................................................................................................
Software Checking159................................................................................................................................................................
Xon-xoff Handshake161................................................................................................................................................................
Enquire/acknowledge Handshake162................................................................................................................................................................
Hardwire Handshake164................................................................................................................................................................
Rs-232-c Device Control Instructions164................................................................................................................................................................
Command Syntax For Device Control Instructions165................................................................................................................................................................
The Plotter On Instruction, Esc166................................................................................................................................................................
The Plotter Off Instruction, Esc . ) Or Esc . Z166................................................................................................................................................................
The Set Plotter Configuration Instruction, Esc167................................................................................................................................................................
The Output Buffer Space Instruction, Esc.b168................................................................................................................................................................
The Output Extended Error Instruction, Esc.e169................................................................................................................................................................
The Set Handshake Mode 1 Instruction, Esc . H170................................................................................................................................................................
The Set Handshake Mode 2 Instruction, Esc . I171................................................................................................................................................................
The Abort Device Control Instruction, Esc . J173................................................................................................................................................................
The Abort Graphic Instruction, Esc . K174................................................................................................................................................................
The Output Buffer Size Instruction, Esc . L174................................................................................................................................................................
The Set Output Mode Instruction, Esc . M175................................................................................................................................................................
The Set Extended Output And Handshake Mode176................................................................................................................................................................
Instruction, Esc . N176................................................................................................................................................................
The Output Extended Status Instruction, Esc . O180................................................................................................................................................................
The Reset Handshake Instruction, Esc . R182................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 11: Hp-il Interfacing183................................................................................................................................................................
An Overview Of Hp-il183................................................................................................................................................................
Hp-il Implementation On The 7470184................................................................................................................................................................
Reaction To Interface Commands And Messages185................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A: An Hp-ib Overview189................................................................................................................................................................
Hp-ib System Terms189................................................................................................................................................................
Interface Bus Concepts189................................................................................................................................................................
Message Concepts190................................................................................................................................................................
The Hp Interface Bus192................................................................................................................................................................
Hp-ib Lines And Operations192................................................................................................................................................................
Interface Functions195................................................................................................................................................................
Bus Messages196................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix B: Instruction Syntax197................................................................................................................................................................
Hp-gl Syntax197................................................................................................................................................................
Rs-232-cinstruction Syntax208................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix C: Reference Material211................................................................................................................................................................
Binary Coding And Conversions211................................................................................................................................................................
Binary-decimalconversions211................................................................................................................................................................
Scaling Without Using The Sc Instruction212................................................................................................................................................................
Plotter Default Conditions215................................................................................................................................................................
Hp-gl Error Messages216................................................................................................................................................................
Rs-232-c Error Messages216................................................................................................................................................................
Nop217................................................................................................................................................................
Ascii Character Codes217................................................................................................................................................................
Subject Index222................................................................................................................................................................

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HP 7470A Service Manual

HP 7470A Service Manual (141 pages)

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HP 7470A Interfacing And Programming Manual

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Table of contents
) How To Use Hp 7470 Documentation13................................................................................................................................................................
For First Encounters With The 747013................................................................................................................................................................
For First Encounters With Hp13................................................................................................................................................................
For Experienced Hp-gl Programmers13................................................................................................................................................................
Understanding Manual Conventions And Syntax13................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents7................................................................................................................................................................
A Brief Look At The 7470 Plotter15................................................................................................................................................................
The 7470 Plotter's Instruction Set17................................................................................................................................................................
Hp-gl Syntax17................................................................................................................................................................
The Default Instruction, Df21................................................................................................................................................................
The Initialize Instruction, In21................................................................................................................................................................
The Input Mask Instruction, Im23................................................................................................................................................................
Looking Ahead25................................................................................................................................................................
What You'll Learn In This Chapter27................................................................................................................................................................
Hp-gl Instructions Covered27................................................................................................................................................................
Terms You Should Understand27................................................................................................................................................................
The Plotting Area29................................................................................................................................................................
Unit Systems29................................................................................................................................................................
The Plotter Unit29................................................................................................................................................................
User Units29................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Scaling Points29................................................................................................................................................................
The Output Pi And P2 Instruction, Op31................................................................................................................................................................
The Scale Instruction, Sc33................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3: Controlling The Pen And Plotting35................................................................................................................................................................
T H E P E N Instructions, Pu A N D Pd37................................................................................................................................................................
The Select Pen Instruction, S P37................................................................................................................................................................
T H E V E L O C I T S E L E C T Instruction, V S37................................................................................................................................................................
The Plot Relative Instruction, P R43................................................................................................................................................................
Plotting With Variables45................................................................................................................................................................
The Circle Instruction, Ci47................................................................................................................................................................
The Arc Absolute Instruction, Aa51................................................................................................................................................................
The Arc Relative Instruction, Ar53................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4: E N H A N C I N G The Plot57................................................................................................................................................................
The Tick Instructions, Xt And Yt59................................................................................................................................................................
The Tick Length Instruction, Tl59................................................................................................................................................................
The Symbol Mode Instruction, Sm61................................................................................................................................................................
The Line Type Instruction, Lt63................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5: Labeling65................................................................................................................................................................
The Designate Standard Character Set Instruction, Cs67................................................................................................................................................................
The Designate Alternate C H A R A C T E R Set Instruction, Ca69................................................................................................................................................................
The Select S T A N D A R D Set Instruction, Ss69................................................................................................................................................................
The Select Alternate Set Instruction, Sa69................................................................................................................................................................
The Label Instruction, Lb71................................................................................................................................................................
' Labeling W I T H Variables73................................................................................................................................................................
The Absolute Direction Instruction, Di74................................................................................................................................................................
The Relative Direction Instruction, Dr74................................................................................................................................................................
Spacing B E T W E E N Characters75................................................................................................................................................................
The Character Plot Instruction, Cp75................................................................................................................................................................
The Absolute Character Size Instruction, Si76................................................................................................................................................................
The Relative Character Size Instruction, Sr77................................................................................................................................................................
The Character S L A N T Instruction, Sl78................................................................................................................................................................
The User Defined Character Instruction, Uc78................................................................................................................................................................
Parameter Interaction In Labeling Commands79................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Programming Tips82................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6: Digitizing83................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing Your Plotter For Use As A Digitizer84................................................................................................................................................................
The Digitize Point Instruction, Dp84................................................................................................................................................................
The Digitize Clear Instruction, Dc84................................................................................................................................................................
The Output Digitized Point And Pen Status Instruction, Od84................................................................................................................................................................
Digitizing With The 747085................................................................................................................................................................
Manual Method85................................................................................................................................................................
Monitoring The Status Byte85................................................................................................................................................................
Hp-ib Interrupts And Polling86................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 7: Obtaining Information From The Plotter87................................................................................................................................................................
A Brief Word About Plotter Output88................................................................................................................................................................
Notes For An Hp-ib User88................................................................................................................................................................
Notes For An Rs-232-c User88................................................................................................................................................................
Notes For An Hp-il User88................................................................................................................................................................
The Output Actual Position And Pen Status Instruction, Oa88................................................................................................................................................................
The Output Error Instruction, Oe89................................................................................................................................................................
The Output Factors Instruction, Of90................................................................................................................................................................
The Output Identification Instruction90................................................................................................................................................................
The Output Options Instruction, 090................................................................................................................................................................
Summary Of Output Response Types91................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 8: Putting The Commands To Work92................................................................................................................................................................
Problem93................................................................................................................................................................
Solution93................................................................................................................................................................
Setup And Scaling93................................................................................................................................................................
The Axes And Their Labels93................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Color And Emphasis94................................................................................................................................................................
Plotting Your Data95................................................................................................................................................................
Listing96................................................................................................................................................................
Filling And Hatching97................................................................................................................................................................
Hatching A Bar98................................................................................................................................................................
Filling Segments Of Pie Charts98................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 9: Hp-ib Interfacing99................................................................................................................................................................
Hp-ib Implementation On The 7470100................................................................................................................................................................
Reaction To Bus Commands Dcl, Sdc, And Ifc101................................................................................................................................................................
Serial And Parallel Polling101................................................................................................................................................................
Computers With No High Level I/o Statements102................................................................................................................................................................
Computer With High Level I/o Statements102................................................................................................................................................................
Sending And Receiving Data102................................................................................................................................................................
Computer-to-plotter102................................................................................................................................................................
Plotter-to-computer104................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Rs-232-c Plotter: A Checklist107................................................................................................................................................................
Plotter Environments107................................................................................................................................................................
Computer Mainframe Or Personal Computer107................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Plotter In An Environment With A Terminal108................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Plotter In A Terminal-only Environment110................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Rs-232-c Interface111................................................................................................................................................................

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HP 7470A Operator's Manual

HP 7470A Operator's Manual (41 pages)

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Brand: HP | Category: Plotter | Size: 2.9 MB
Table of contents
Understanding Manual Conventions6................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction6................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents5................................................................................................................................................................
Accessories Supplied7................................................................................................................................................................
Accessories Available7................................................................................................................................................................
Input Power Setup8................................................................................................................................................................
Power Options8................................................................................................................................................................
Line Voltage Selection8................................................................................................................................................................
Fuse Protection8................................................................................................................................................................
Grounding Requirements9................................................................................................................................................................
Power Cords9................................................................................................................................................................
Operating The Plotter9................................................................................................................................................................
Major Feature Locations11................................................................................................................................................................
Control Functions12................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up The Plotter20................................................................................................................................................................
Choosing The Correct Pen20................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Pens20................................................................................................................................................................
Turning The Power On20................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Paper22................................................................................................................................................................
The Confidence Test23................................................................................................................................................................
Interfacing The Plotter To Your Computer23................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction To Programming Languages24................................................................................................................................................................
What Is A Program24................................................................................................................................................................
What Programming Languages Do I Use24................................................................................................................................................................
Hp-gl (hewlett-packard Graphics Language)27................................................................................................................................................................
The Plotter Coordinate System27................................................................................................................................................................
Plotter Units27................................................................................................................................................................
Plotting Limits27................................................................................................................................................................
The Scaling Points Pi And P227................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Scaling Points29................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing Equal-sized Plots29................................................................................................................................................................
Squeezing The Scaling Area30................................................................................................................................................................
Symptoms And Solutions32................................................................................................................................................................
Operator Maintenance39................................................................................................................................................................
General Cleaning39................................................................................................................................................................
Pen Stall Cleaning40................................................................................................................................................................
Shipment40................................................................................................................................................................

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