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EPIC V22.001 now available

EPICV22.001 is now available from the software section of our website.  This version mainly offers improvements for the SPA100 Source Picoammeter. CPA100 changes/improvements Some internal changes to the way data is handled and USB error handling. The colour management has been improved and there are now two colour schemes (Dark and Light) as well as […]

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SPA100 interfacing (part 2)

In this part we will explain the format of the received data (SPA>PC), and how to decode it. The returned packet of data from the SPA100 is always a 16 byte packet and also contains a checksum.  This data is transmitted at either 2Hz or 10Hz (dependent on the sample rate of the SPA100). Data […]

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Electron Plus SPA100 Source Picoammeter

SPA100 interfacing (Part 1)

There has been some interest recently in interfacing directly with the SPA100 Source Picoammeter, in this series of posts I’ll explain how to do it. Nearly all Electron+ instruments connect via USB to a Windows based PC. Instruments send up fairly raw data as well as calibration co-efficients (more on this later), EPIC then utilises […]

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