The Device tab is the main settings tab for the connected instrument and is available on all HF2 Series instruments.
- Option and upgrade management
- External clock referencing (10 MHz)
- Instrument connectivity parameters
- Device monitor
The Device tab serves mainly as a control panel for all settings specific to the instrument that is controlled by LabOne in this particular session. Whenever the tab is closed or an additional one of the same type is needed, clicking the following icon will open a new instance of the tab.
|Device||Provides instrument specific settings.|
The Device tab (see Figure 1) is divided into four sections: general instrument information, configuration, communication parameters, and a device monitor.
The Information section provides details about the instrument hardware and indicates the installed upgrade options. This is also the place where new options can be added by entering the provided option key.
The Configuration section allows one to change the reference from the internal clock to an external 10 MHz reference. The reference is to be connected to the Clock Input on the instrument back panel.
The Communication section serves to display the current data transfer rate over the USB interface.
Packet loss on command streaming over TCP or USB: command packets should never be lost as it creates an invalid state.
The Device Monitor section is collapsed by default and generally only needed for servicing. It displays vitality signals of some of the instrument’s hardware components.