Sample program for communication with HIOKI products

V2.10 Oct 19, 2020

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・Please use these programs for reference when constructing your communication program with HIOKI products.
・The source codes needed to send commands and receive data are included in these programs.
・In order to use these sample programs, one of the following programs must be installed on your PC: Visual Studio, VBA, LabVIEW, MATLAB or Python.
・These programs are composed simply so as to be easy to understand. We recommend adding error processing as needed.
・Commands for control HIOKI products are in the instruction manual for each product.


For communication between PC and HIOKI products

Programming language

・Microsoft Visual Basic 2017
・Microsoft Visual C# 2017
・Microsoft Visual C++ MFC 2017
・Microsoft Visual Basic for Application (VBA)
・LabVIEW 2017
・MATLAB 2019

Communication Interfaces

・USB (Virtual COM port)
・GPIB (GPIB board designed by National Instruments or CONTEC)

Version Upgrade History

V2.10 (October 2020) Latest Version
・Support for 64bit version of Excel with VBA samples
・GUI are added to the Python examples.
・The sample code of VISA is added to the Python sample.

V2.00 (March 2020)

Operating Environment

It depends on the operating environment of each development environment.