There are two possible solutions for this: NI-SPY and the GPIB Analyzer.
NI-SPY operates at the driver level, which means you can use this tool with
any GPIB board. The Analyzer requires the proper HW support on your card
to use (e.g. any NI GPIB board with a "+" in the name: PCI-GPIB+,
AT-GPIB+, etc.), but allows you to view the GPIB bus at a lower level of
> Does anyone know of a "Spy" program that I can use to capture traffic
> on the GPIB bus? I need to capture commands and responses of an
> existing software package so I can interperate how they are configuring
> their device.
> Thanks in advance
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