[SciPy-user] OT(?): Lab hardware interface

Russel Howe russel at appliedminds.net
Tue Aug 22 11:06:21 CDT 2006


I have used these under OS X and linux (ctypes used to access their  
libraries).  I have used them for UI mockups, so I am not sure how  
well they can be calibrated for laboratory use, but if you don't need  
super accuracy they would probably work.

http://www.phidgets.com/

On Aug 22, 2006, at 8:21 AM, Gary Pajer wrote:

> Soon I'm going to need to interface my experiment to my computer.
>
> Can any one suggest any python tools that might exist?  I've been
> googling for abour an hour, and haven't come up with anything.
>
>   I can't afford LabView at the moment, and besides, I've never  
> used it
> so it doesn't have the advantage of familiarity.  I don't need a
> graphical environment.  At first the equipment will be very simple:  a
> couple of photodiodes, an A/D converter, perhaps a stepper motor  
> controler.
>
> Any hints are welcome.
> If this strikes you as noise, please accept my apology.
>
> Thanks,
> gary
>
>
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