[SciPy-user] data acquisition in Python

Ryan Krauss ryanlists at gmail.com
Tue Mar 21 21:24:36 CST 2006


OS is probably negotiable.  Could be windows or linux.

On 3/21/06, Andrew Straw <strawman at astraw.com> wrote:
> Ryan Krauss wrote:
>
> >Is anyone aware of data acquisition hardware that works well with
> >Python?  I would like to use Python for buffered analog-to-digital and
> >digital-to-analog applications.  I would be particularly interested in
> >fairly inexpensive solutions.  I found one European company that sort
> >of claims to support Python, but I didn't know how easy it might be to
> >wrap C++ drivers from other hardware manufacturers.
> >
> >
> What OS? Do you mean double buffered (for continuous ongoing sampling)
> or is single-shot OK?
>
> Generally, there's probaby a C library to do what you want, so there's
> the option to wrap it.
>
> For Measurement Computing devices, see
> http://www.its.caltech.edu/~astraw/pyul.html . There's a 'Also of
> interest' section on that page. I've also got a Pyrex wrapper for Jasper
> Warren's linux PMD1208FS code which I may be able to put online if
> there's interest... Note that none of this stuff is extensively tested,
> but it's a start, anyway.
>
> Comedi comes with a Python interface, but I haven't tried it.
>
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