Posts with the tag vacuum technology

Oerlikon Leybold IONIVAC ITR 90 Vacuum Gauge

The ITR 90 transmits the measured values via RS232. The protocol is given in the detailed manual.

Software

I wrote a software to read out the vacuum gauge with you computer:

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RS232 Connector

Mapping of the RS232 port to the DSUB15 connector on ITR90:

Connector DSUB15 Meaning RS232
Pin 13 TxD (Transmit Data)
Pin 14 RxD (Receive...

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Agilent XGS-600 Vacuum Gauge Controller

Product Description

The XGS-600 Gauge Controller accepts any of three different kinds of gauge cards which, between them, operate all Agilent vacuum gauges. Choose from

  • Convection gauges such as thermocouple or ConvecTorr
  • Hot filament ion gauges
  • Inverted magnetron (cold cathode or Penning) gauges

Up to six cards can be installed in the XGS-600 Controller, in...

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Control the 6 channel Pfeiffer MaxiGauge TPG 256A pressure gauge controller via Python

update in 2014: The script from this blog post evolved into its own Python software repository on Github: pklaus/MaxiGauge. Please use that for the latest code and functionality.

original post:

I wrote a Python module for this pressure gauge controller. The module can be found on https://gist.github.com/1378695. Using the module...

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