NAME

Lab::Instrument::Multimeter - Generic digital multimeter base class

VERSION

version 3.611

DESCRIPTION

The Lab::Instrument::Multmeter class implements a generic interface to digital all-purpose multimeters. It is intended to be inherited by other classes, not to be called directly, and provides a set of generic functions. The class

CONSTRUCTOR

    my $hp=new(\%options);

METHODS

get_value

    $value=$hp->get_value();

Read out the current measurement value, for whatever type of measurement the multimeter is currently configured.

id

    $id=$hp->id();

Returns the instruments ID string.

display_on

    $hp->display_on();

Turn the front-panel display on.

display_off

    $hp->display_off();

Turn the front-panel display off.

display_text

    $hp->display_text($text);

Display a message on the front panel.

display_clear

    $hp->display_clear();

Clear the message displayed on the front panel.

CAVEATS/BUGS

none known so far :)

SEE ALSO

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

This software is copyright (c) 2017 by the Lab::Measurement team; in detail:

  Copyright 2011       Andreas K. Huettel, Florian Olbrich
            2012       Alois Dirnaichner, Florian Olbrich
            2016       Simon Reinhardt
            2017       Andreas K. Huettel

This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.