JMM (Java MultiMeter) is data acquisition software for digital multimeters equipped with a RS-232 port, such as the Metex 3850 and many others. The software is very simple to use and the control is straight forward.
To run the OS X version, you need to install the RXTX serial and parallel I-O libraries. An installer is included. On an iMac you need a USB-Serial converter. When you use the KEYSPAN USA-28X, a special cable to connect the DMM to the Mac needs to be constructed. Here's a writeup by Jeff Luszcz , the author of MacMultimeter, on making a patch box so that any more...
- Serial port settings, supporting much more multi-meters
- Demo mode