1. Instruction and Manual
Manual can be downloaded here : specsoft_manual.pdf
Software and Driver Installation guide & Upgrade . software_driver _install.pdf
2. USB Driver
Driver is available for winxp, Win7 64/32bit.
- PID 0x6124: xspec_usb_driver1260.rar
- New PID 0x8888: libusb-win32-8888.rar
- For windows 8.1 Use this utility to install the driver.
Make sure select “libusb-win32 (v126.96.36.199)”
3. Spectrometer Interface DLL (DLL)
Visual C++ 2010 DLL source code and binary:
Version 2.2 interface04182015.rar
Version 2.3 interface05012016.rar
RS232 updates support partial spectrum.
Version 2.4 interface04012021.rar
Version 2.5 interface06302022.rar
4. Sample program that use DLL
DOS Control program.
The DOS program is compiled using Visual C++ 6.0. It can serve a simple example. And it can be easily modified to work on Linux.
Download xspec_control.rar DOS USB control program.
Download xspec_control_rs232.rar DOS RS232 control program written in Microsoft Visual Studio C++ V2010.
AN120_rs232connection_v2.pdf rs232 connection document.
User can run shell script file to automate some data acquisition. Say you want to measure the linearity of the system by measuring the wavelength(pixel) vs. Integration time.
The script requires cygwin to run. http://www.cygwin.com
./xspec_control.exe -a -I$i;
str=`./xspec_control.exe -a -m -n 22| grep “^794 “`
echo “$i $str”;
XSPEC USB control example on LINUX
6. Firmware releases
sam7.bin : sam7 products.
normal_shutter.bin less than 4ms is shutter mode, above 4ms is normal mode. Charge carry over from previous read.
shutter_mode.bin : Using all shutter mode. No charge carry over from previous read.
SAM3U only. normal shutter mode. less than 4ms is shutter mode, above 4ms is normal mode. Charge carry over from previous read.
Support both USB and RS232
Contact us for firmware customization.