Source code for pyvisa.resources.serial

# -*- coding: utf-8 -*-

    High level wrapper for Serial resources.

    This file is part of PyVISA.

    :copyright: 2014 by PyVISA Authors, see AUTHORS for more details.
    :license: MIT, see LICENSE for more details.

from __future__ import division, unicode_literals, print_function, absolute_import

from .. import constants

from .messagebased import MessageBasedResource

@MessageBasedResource.register(constants.InterfaceType.asrl, 'INSTR')
[docs]class SerialInstrument(MessageBasedResource): """Communicates with devices of type ASRL<board>[::INSTR] Do not instantiate directly, use :meth:`pyvisa.highlevel.ResourceManager.open_resource`. """
[docs] def flush(self, mask): """Manually clears the specified buffers and cause the buffer data to be written to the device. :param mask: Specifies the action to be taken with flushing the buffer. (Constants.READ*, .WRITE*, .IO*) """ self.visalib.flush(self.session, mask)