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Knowledge Base Digital Multimeters

How do I convert Anysensor (*.xsda) DMM Data to CSV?

Posted on: December 15th, 2020 by James
15/12/2020
The attached software and instructions can be used to convert Anysensor (*xsda) data to CSV. Software has been tested on Win XP, Win 7 32 and 64 bit Operating Systems. Download it from here....

DMM RS-232 Communication

Posted on: December 15th, 2020 by James
15/12/2020
RIGOL DMMs require a Null Modem Cable connection.Each line should terminate in a carriage return followed by a line feed ("/r/n")These settings should enable you to connect to the DMM in Serial mode....

How do I find the serial number and firmware revision of my DM3058 or DM3068?

Posted on: December 15th, 2020 by James
15/12/2020
Here are the steps for determining the serial number and firmware revision of your DM3000 series of DMM. 1. Press the Utility button2. Press the T/C softkey3. Press the Info softkeyNOTE: You can use the Range Up and Down arrows to move through ...

How do I view the full version information for the DM3068?

Posted on: December 15th, 2020 by James
15/12/2020
Follow the steps below:1. Press 'Utility'2. Select 'T/C'3. Hold the fifth key for 3s to show the ex version4. Hold the same key for 3s to hide the ex version...

DM3068 LabVIEW example code for maximum data rate

Posted on: December 15th, 2020 by James
15/12/2020
The DM3068 is capable of a reading rate of 2000 readings/sec when controlled via USB, Ethernet, or serial bus. This article provides the sequence of commands to enable DCV measurements at the fastest rate. The LabVIEW 2010 VI ...

DM3068 LabVIEW 2010 example of basic function measurements

Posted on: December 15th, 2020 by James
15/12/2020
We created DM3068Basic.VI to allow users  to remotely program Rigol DM3068 Digital Multimeters. It is built using LabVIEW 2010 and utilizes National Instruments VISA for communication over USB.The program allows users to select from a number of basic instrument functions, like DC Volts, AC Current, and resistance. It also allows the user to define a number...

UltraView Data Trend

Posted on: December 15th, 2020 by James
15/12/2020
Data Trend will not initialize with the default folder selected:C:\Program Files (x86)\RIGOL\Ultra Sigma\Changing the folder will fix this issue. For example changing the folder to "D:\Rigol" will allow D...

External USB Data Acquisition with the Rigol DM3068

Posted on: December 15th, 2020 by James
15/12/2020
1.    Insert USB stick (FAT32 format)  2.    Change the trigger source to single. This mode allows you manual control of the start of the data acquisition as well as allowing you to control the number of samples acquired.   Press TRIG...

Measuring Temperature with an RTD on a DM3068

Posted on: December 15th, 2020 by James
15/12/2020
These steps will allow you to use your Rigol DM3068 to take temperature measurements with and RTD (Resistance Temperature Detector). You will need to know the R0 of your RTD, which is the resistance at 0 degrees Celsius, and the Alpha value, which is the rate at which the resistance scales over temperature. Note: The pr...

Programming Example: Performing a series of measurements with an SDM and Scan Card

Posted on: December 15th, 2020 by James
15/12/2020
Here are a list of recommended commands for programmatically executing a scan with a SIGLENT SDM3055 or SDM3065X with scan card option (formerly the SC1016 option) NOTE: # indicates a comment. You may need to change this symbol, depending on which programming environment you choose to use. The commands, shown in quotes, will need to be sent using the appropriate function call for the program...