You can use the Quick-Control Oscilloscope for any oscilloscope that uses an underlying IVI-C driver. However, you do not have to directly deal with the underlying driver. You can also use it for Tektronix® oscilloscopes. This oscilloscope object is an easy to use interface.
The documentation example uses a specific instrument, an Agilent® MSO6104 oscilloscope. This feature works with any IVI-C class oscilloscope. You can follow the basic steps, using your particular instrument.
To use the Quick-Control Oscilloscope for an IVI-C scope, you must have the following software installed. Most components are installed by the Instrument Control Toolbox Support Package for National Instruments VISA and ICP Interfaces. To install the support package, see Install the National Instruments VISA and ICP Interfaces Support Package.
Windows® 64-bit platforms
VISA shared components (installed by the support package)
VISA (installed by the support package)
Note, the examples use Agilent VISA, but you can use any version of VISA.
National Instruments® IVI® compliance package NICP 4.1 or later (installed by the support package)
Your instrument’s device-specific driver. If you do not already have it, go to your instrument vendor's website and download the IVI-C driver for your specific instrument.
You can use
instrhwinfo to confirm that the required software is
% Check that the software is properly installed. instrhwinfo('ivi')