User communication with the spectrometer
To communicate with the spectrometer from the dcs computer three applications are provided: dcsgui, dcs, and dcstalk. You will mostly be using dcsgui, but occasionally you may need to use dcs and/or dcstalk. To invoke dcsgui, dcs, or dcstalk type the appropriate command at the prompt.
Invoking dcsgui Invoking dcs Invoking dcstalk
The more important dcsgui, dcs and dcstalk commands will be introduced in the following sections.
Computer communication with a temperature controller The choppers parameters Runs and sequences
If you type dcsgui the NCNR logo will appear, followed by the DCS Control window
To exit from dcsgui click "File" and select "Exit"
If you type "dcs" you will get the following response:
Connected to server
Select an option (C/V/B/P/WL/L/W/M/Q/S/AWL/X/A/CO/CS/CU/CD/HM/RM) (CR to exit):
To see the menu type RM (reveal menu). Hit the Enter key to exit.
If you type dcstalk you will get the following type of response:
$Id: dcstalk,v 1.2 2000/02/25 21:44:26 nickm Exp$
Type "quit" to exit.
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