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[[Image:Gpib-connector.jpg|300px|thumb|[[GPIB connector]] on back of a Tektronix [[TDS210]] scope]]
 
[[Image:Gpib-connector.jpg|300px|thumb|[[GPIB connector]] on back of a Tektronix [[TDS210]] scope]]
The '''GPIB interface''', also known by its IEEE standard number as '''IEEE-488''', is a short-range, 8-bit parallel digital communications bus created as ''HP-IB (Hewlett-Packard Interface Bus)'' in the late 1960s for use with automated test equipment.
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The '''GPIB interface''', also known by its IEEE standard number as '''IEEE-488''' and '''IEC-625''', is a short-range, 8-bit parallel digital communications bus created as ''HP-IB (Hewlett-Packard Interface Bus)'' in the late 1960s for use with automated test equipment.
  
 
The original specification allows for speeds up to 1 MByte/s but this was rarely achieved.
 
The original specification allows for speeds up to 1 MByte/s but this was rarely achieved.

Latest revision as of 17:32, 15 May 2020

GPIB connector on back of a Tektronix TDS210 scope

The GPIB interface, also known by its IEEE standard number as IEEE-488 and IEC-625, is a short-range, 8-bit parallel digital communications bus created as HP-IB (Hewlett-Packard Interface Bus) in the late 1960s for use with automated test equipment.

The original specification allows for speeds up to 1 MByte/s but this was rarely achieved.

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