Linux Quick Guide
OptiMeasure Series

 

Linux drivers are not required to connect and communicate with OptiMeasure Series devices.

The following are examples connect to and communicate with an AD-USB2A USB RF Attenuator...

Minicom  |  PuTTY

 

Example 1: MINICOM

The following is an example of connecting to an OptiMeasure Series AD-USB2A device via Minicom.

Step 1: Install the "minicom" package

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 Step 2: Plug in the device and search for the appropriate designator. Adauratech VCP devices such as the AD-USB2A will appear as a cdc_acm device "ttyACM#"

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 Step 3: Start Minicom's setup with the -s parameter

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 Step 4: Navigate to the Serial port setup option

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Step 5: Edit the device to reflect the appropriate designation. In this example, "ttyACM0"

Note: No other settings changes are necessary. There is no specific requirement for Bps/Par/Bits nor either of the Flow Controls.

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 Step 6: Navigate to the Exit option. You should now be connected to the device.

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Example 2: PUTTY

The following is an example of connecting to an OptiMeasure Series AD-USB2A device via PuTTY

Step 1: Install the "putty" package

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Step 1: To enter PuTTY via the command line, enter the plink command along with the device designator from Step 2 in the above method.

Note: No other settings changes are necessary. There is no specific requirement for Bps/Par/Bits nor either of the Flow Controls.

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