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RS232 Communication Instructions for 85XX Series

Last Updated: May 01, 2014 11:44AM PDT

The B&K Precision 85XX Series DC Electronic load utilizes a unique way for remote communication.  Unlike SCPI based instruments, they communicate in packets of 26 bytes, with termination of messages verified based on a checksum byte rather than a carriage return or line feed.

The attached documentation provides a quick guide to understanding the remote protocol structure of the series with some examples to demonstrate the use some functions.  This is a supplemental reference to the remote protocol section of the user manual, to which the entire list of valid protocols are listed and described for those developing custom applications for testing.
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