The Smart488 interface
Plotter emulation
LabView compatible
Plug'N Play under Windows
Plug'N Play under Linux
The Smart488 interfaceA low cost and robust GPIB interface

 

ALCIOM's Smart488 is a low cost USB/IEEE488 (GPIB) interface, enabling remote control of virtually any GPIB compatible equipment, or simply to download screen shots through an open-source plotter emulation software.

 

Simple and flexible

  • Plug'n'play installation
  • Transparent mode, for an immediate dialog with one GPIB equipment
  • Addressed mode, for a dialog with a given equipment on a bus (up to 3 equipments)
  • GPIB controller, with listener and talker functions
  • Seen as a virtual serial port from the PC
  • Throughput up to 300Kbps (depending on the GPIB peripheral)
  • Numerous configuration parameters for advanced users

 

 

 

You can order the smart488 from the following distributors

France & Europe

lextronic

UK, IRELAND

TheStoreLogo

 

 

Download area

 Installation and user manual, version 3C (French)

al0727-004 smart488 manuel utilisateur v0305.pdf

Installation and user manual, version 3C (English)

al0727-004 smart488 user manual v0305.pdf

CE Certificate of conformity

cc-08-029.pdf 511.23 KB

Plug&play drivers for Windows XP and Vista

INF (Driver).zip 3.42 KB

Labview example

test_serial.zip 8.84 KB

TeratermPro terminal emulation sofware

Teraterm Pro

KE5FX GPIB toolkit and plotter emulator

KE5FX GPIB toolkit

Compatibility list

smart488 compatibility 1a.pdf