General Commands for DS1000B Series Digital Oscilloscope

DS1000B Series Digital Oscilloscope covers following oscilloscopes:

  • DS1204B | 200 MHz Digital Oscilloscope
  • DS1104B | 100 MHz Digital Oscilloscope
  • DS1074B | 70 MHz Digital Oscilloscope

IEEE Standards have defined some general commands which are applied to query basic information of the instrument or perform elementary operations. These commands always have 3 characters and with a “*” marker. DS1000B Series Digital Oscilloscope supports the following General Commands:

  1. *IDN?
  2. *RST
  3. *LRN?
  4. *OPC?

Detailed introductions for each command are the following.

*IDN?

Command Format:
*IDN?
Function:
The command queries the manufacturer the oscilloscope model, the product serial and the software version.
Returned Format:
manufacturer, <model>, <serial>, <version>.
Example:
Rigol Technologies, DS1204B, DS10000000, 00.02.04.

*RST

Command Format:
*RST
Function:
The command resets the system.

*LRN?

Command Format:
*LRN?
Function:
The command queries the system settings.
Returned Format:
The query returns the data of system settings in the form of a self-defined character string which could be downloaded to do the same settings in the future.

*OPC?

Command Format:
*OPC?
Function:
The command queries whether the command operation has been completed.
Returned Format:
The query returns 0 or 1. 1 means operation has been completed, 0 means not.

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