ZVA doesn't recognize ext. SMF100A signal generator

Question:

I want to use a USB-GPIB adapter from NI to remote control an external generator.

The NI488.2 driver and VISA are installed

The external generator is connected via NI-MAX, but when I try to configure the generator in the system configuration, I get the following error message

In NI-MAX, I also have a VISA error message

How can I fix this?

Answer:

You can fix this in the following way:

  • Go to the Windows screen of the ZVA
  • Open NI-MAX on the ZVA
  • Select the following
Open Passports

Deselect the Passport for FireWire

Save and close NI-MAX. The ZVA will reboot.

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