Shown above is a screen capture from an earlier version of Agilent/Keysight BenchVue software. Now? I have no idea. Because something went wrong with the update and while waiting for it to download again I discovered that Keysight started charging for software that used to be free.
Here’s some backstory:
A few years ago, I bought an Agilent 34461A benchtop digital multimeter. Back then, it came with a free Windows utility that allowed for easy data logging on a PC via USB.
And then Benchvue came out. It wasn’t perfect, but it was quite handy. Coming from my experience with Agilent’s digital multimeter utility, I was very optimistic about BenchVue, and how it would make it easier for me to visualize, record, and share data, such as voltage, current, and other related multimeter measurements.
I bought a second Agilent/Keysight multimeter, upgraded to an Agilent/Keysight programmable power supply, and splurged