MICROMANIPULATORS
Drivers & Utilities

MPC-200 SOFTWARE

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 v2.12.18: Sutter Instrument Unified USB driver
USB driver for the MPC-200 / MP-285 with USB / QUAD / TRIO MP-235 / TRIO MP-245

SI CDM Unified USB Driver > Download

SI CDM Driver Installation Guide for Windows XP > Download

SI CDM Driver Installation Guide for Windows 7 > Download

NEW MPC-200USBTestV3Setup.exe - 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  > Download

MPC-200USBTestV1Setup.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  > Download


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

MP-285 SOFTWARE

Windows

MP285.ZIP - a stand alone program for use with our MP-285 micromanipulator.
It allows for programming, movement and recording of the MP-285
> Download


Unix

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 > Download

UNIX285PGM - the a.out from compiling UNIX285.c > Download

LabVIEW

MP285-LV.ZIP - a zipped LabVIEW driver for our MP-285 manipulator > Download

Multi-Link™ has the following prerequisites:

  • SI CDM Unified USB Driver
  • MatLab Compiler Runtime (64-bit or 32-bit depending on your OS)
  • Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Package (64-bit or 32-bit depending on your OS)
If a required package is already installed on your system, there is no need to reinstall that package

Installation Instructions

Step 1 - Download and install SI CDM Unified USB Driver > Download

SI CDM Driver Installation Guide for Windows XP > Download
SI CDM Driver Installation Guide for Windows 7 > Download

Step 2 - Download and install the appropriate MatLab Compiler Runtime:
IMPORTANT: Must right-click downloaded file and choose "Run as Administrator"
64-bit Matlab Compiler Runtime > Download
32-bit Matlab Compiler Runtime > Download

Step 3 - Download and install the appropriate Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Package:
64-bit Microsoft VCR Package > Download
32-bit Microsoft VCR Package > Download

Step 4 - Download and install the appropriate version of Multi-Link:
64-bit Multi-Link Software v1.1.1 > Download
32-bit Multi-Link Software v1.2.1 > Download