In the effort to help our customers use our products more effectively, Sutter Instrument Company has begun developing software to interface with many of our computer controllable
products. Below is a list of currently available sofware for immediate free download.
LAMBDA SOFTWARE (Windows)
NEW Sutter Instrument Universal Lambda Utility
LAMBDA TEST is a universal demo/test program for testing communications and performance of the numerous
Lambda products. (Lambda 10-3, SC, XL, 10-B, DG, VF-5 & 10-2)
Lambda_Test.zip > Download
NEW V2.08.00: Sutter Instrument Unified Lambda USB driver
This new unified driver works for the following products: Lambda 10-B / Lambda 10-3 / Lambda SC
/ Lambda XL / Lambda VF.
It will operate under the following Windows platforms:
Windows Server 2008 / Windows Server 2008 x64 / Windows 7 / Windows 7 x64 / Windows Server 2003 / Windows Server 2003 x64 / Windows Vista / Windows XP / Windows XP x64 / Windows 2000
SI Lambda USB Driver > Download
CDM Driver Installation Guide > Download
LAMBDA SC - Utility programs are available for both serial (RS-232) and USB interfaces. There are two versions of the utility depending on whether you have a new LAMBDA SC unit with a switch or an older LAMBDA SC unit without a switch.
NEW LAMBDA SC UTILITY: This utility program is for use with newer LAMBDA SC units.
It can be used with either the USB or serial interface and offers additional functionality and a new user interface > Download
OLD LAMBDA SC UTILITY: This program is for use with older Lambda SC units.
- for use with serial (RS-232)
interface > Download
- for use with USB interface >
LAMBDA DG-4 / DG-5
DG4_Program.zip - zip file containing a stand alone controller program for use with the Lambda DG4 product line > Download
DG4-LV.ZIP - a zip file containing four files which enable LabVIEW software to work with our DG-4 wavelength switcher. > Download
LAMBDA SOFTWARE for MacOS X
FTDI USB Serial Driver – USB device driver for use with our Lambda
products equipped with a USB interface (Lambda 10-3, 10-B, and SC).
This version works with MacOS X. > Download
MacOS X Installation Guide – USB
device driver installation guide for MacOS X provided by FTDI. >
(requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)
Lambda USB Test.Application v1.2 – a sample USB communication program
for use with our Lambda products equipped with a USB interface (Lambda 10-3, 10-B, and SC). This version requires MacOS X v10.2 and above.
Lambda USB Test.Application v1.1 – An earlier version of the program which works with MacOS X v10.1 and above.
Installation notes for the Lambda USB test application for Mac OS X.
NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS DRIVERS
Certified LabVIEW drivers for the Lambda 10-B / 10-2 / 10-3 / SC can be obtained from the National
Instruments website directly.
MP285.ZIP - a stand alone program for use with our MP-285
micromanipulator. It allows for programming, movement and recording of
the MP-285. Windows 95 or later is required to run this program.
285TEMPLATE.C - a simple c program for controlling the MP-285
manipulator. It was written on an SGI Indy, and should compile under
most forms of unix. > Download
UNIX285.C - a communications program developed on an SGI Indy under
Irix v. 5.3 for controlling the MP-285 manipulator via serial port.
UNIX285PGM - the a.out from compiling UNIX285.c. >Download
285LV.ZIP - a zipped LabVIEW driver for our MP-285 manipulator
The MPC-200 controller is used for the MPC-385, MPC-325 and
other manipulator systems. It is equipped with a USB interface
for computerized control.
NEW V2.08.00: Sutter Instrument Unified USB driver
USB driver for the MPC-200 controller
SI CDM Unified USB Driver
SI CDM Driver Installation Guide for Windows XP > Download
SI CDM Driver Installation Guide for Windows 7 > Download
NEW USBtesterV3.zip - USB communications test program for use with the MPC-200 controller with firmware v3.12 or higher > Download
USBv3.pdf - Explains the command syntax used for programming the MPC-200 with firmware v3.12 or higher
USBtesterV1.exe - USB communications test program for use with the MPC-200 controller with firmware v1.11 or lower > Download
USBv1.doc - Explains the command syntax used for programming the MPC-200 with firmware v1.11 or lower
You can gain additional advanced capabilities with the MPC-200
controller by using MicroManager, a free software package that
can be used to control a multitude of scientific devices.
Please reference the PDF documents below for instructions on how to
download and install MicroManager and how to setup the MPC-200 within MicroManager.
How to Install and setup MicroManager for use with MPC-200 > Download
MPC-200 / MicroManager Quick Reference Guide > Download
MOM COMPUTER SYSTEM (MCS) SOFTWARE
MView is a program used to analyze data collected with MCS. It is free to download and can be installed on multiple computers. If you are updating from an older version of MView, please uninstall
any previous versions of MView and then run MVIEW.MSI to install. Installation must be done as an administrator.
If you do not have any data collected with MCS but wish to evaluate MView, please download the sample data file 'Pollen_Grain.MDF'.
MVIEW.MSI (30MB) -MSI installer package for MView >
Pollen_Grain.MDF (19MB) - a data file containing two-photon fluorescent images of a pollen grain recorded with a Movable Objective Microscope (MOM) using the MCS acquisition program MScan