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PicoScope 5000 Series A API MATLAB Generic Instrument Driver

version 2.1.1.6 (1.45 MB) by Pico Technology
MATLAB Instrument Driver for use with PicoScope 5000 Series oscilloscopes

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Updated 13 Nov 2018

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MATLAB Instrument Driver for use with PicoScope 5000 Series Flexible Resolution oscilloscopes .

Supported models:

The driver will work with the following PicoScope models:

* PicoScope 5242A/B/D/D MSO & 5442A/B/D/D MSO
* PicoScope 5243A/B/D/D MSO & 5443A/B/D/D MSO
* PicoScope 5244A/B/D/D MSO & 5444A/B/D/D MSO

Please note that the driver will not work with the PicoScope 5203 and 5204 devices - examples for these devices are available from:

https://uk.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/59657-picoscope-5203-and-5204-examples

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Cite As

Pico Technology (2021). PicoScope 5000 Series A API MATLAB Generic Instrument Driver (https://github.com/picotech/picosdk-ps5000a-matlab-instrument-driver), GitHub. Retrieved .

Comments and Ratings (4)

Randall Reynolds

I am having some difficulties running this software on a Mac running Catalina. I understand that the beta was not tested on Catalina, but I found that I had to edit PS5000aConfig to provide the correct path to the drivers on Line 70.

ps5000aConfigInfo.macDriverPath = '/Applications/PicoScope 6.app/Contents/Resources/lib';
instead of
ps5000aConfigInfo.macDriverPath = '/Applications/PicoScope6.app/Contents/Resources/lib';

Also, current I am receiving the error Unrecognized function or variable 'ps5000aMFile_maci64'. This file does not exist in the PS5000 instrument drivers repository that I cloned from GitHub. I would appreciate some help if there are some steps I skipped or overlooked.

Irene Kuang

Pico technical support team is very helpful too!

Cris Navas

Jignesh Shah

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2018a
Compatible with R2015b to R2018b
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux

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