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Custom Software Development Services

Some applications cannot be satisfied by the programs below. The source code is provided and generally adding new functionality to these programs to satisfy your application requirements is not difficult. However, if you are not a programmer or are not familiar with Zaber products it can be a lot to learn. Recognizing this, we are pleased to offer custom software development services. Simply let us know what you want to do, no matter how trivial or complex, and we'll be happy to give you an estimate. Contact us for more information.

Software

Much of the software below comes as zip compressed files. If your operating system doesn't include an unzip utility, you'll have to download one. 7-zip is one that we use, and it's free. All the sample applications can be downloaded by clicking on the filename in the description columns below. The source code comes with each download so you can view and modify it for your own applications if you wish. All zip files include a readme.txt file with further installation instructions.

Platform Description Operating Systems Size (kB) Updated Screenshot
Microsoft .NET 3.5 The Zaber Console is a full-featured application that lets you send commands to your Zaber devices, adjust their settings, and create scripts to automate your application. This is our main software application and we recommend it to anyone who isn't planning on programming in one of the languages below. Even customers who are planning to write their own software may find it useful for testing and prototyping. Windows (limited support for Mac OS and GNU/Linux) ~4096 See Release notes
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Labview 8.0 The Binary Labview Driver includes subVIs and type definitions that make it easy to start controlling Zaber devices with Labview using the Binary command protocol. It also comes with several sample VIs that demonstrate how to use the library. Windows, Mac OS X, Solaris, or GNU/Linux 350 2009-3-30
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Labview 9.0 The ASCII Labview Driver includes high-level and low-level subVIs and controls that make it easy to operate Zaber devices with Labview using the ASCII protocol. It also comes with several example VIs that demonstrate how to use the library. The ASCII protocol can be enabled on any Zaber device with firmware 6.06 or higher (typically model numbers that start with 'A-') Windows, Mac OS X, Solaris, or GNU/Linux 413 2014-9-02
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MS Windows Zaber A-Series USB Driver. An INF file to configure a Virtual COM port to talk to A-Series devices with integrated USB. Linux and MacOS systems do not require a driver. Windows XP - 8 7 2014-01-31
All Zaber T-USB Adapter Drivers. Most new computers automatically load the T-USB drivers. If drivers do not install, click on the link to run a file that will automatically install the drivers for Windows. Drivers for other operating systems are also available here. Windows, Mac OS X, or GNU/Linux 1640 2010-08-11
Scilab One of our customers published a Scilab serial driver. We haven't used Scilab, but it looks well documented and clearly written. Windows, Mac OS X, or GNU/Linux 50 2012-11-01
Matlab We don't have much experience with Matlab, but some customers have published MATLAB software to get you started. Windows, Mac OS X, Solaris, or GNU/Linux 1 2009-2-19
Visual C++ Some of our customers have asked to use Managed C++ with .NET for programming, so we've created a sample code to help get started with the communication. This code demonstrates opening a serial port and communicating with Zaber devices with Binary Protocol. Windows 2 2014-04-24
Visual C# An example C# program is available at VCSBinarySample.zip. The program demonstrates opening a serial port and communicating with Zaber devices with Binary Protocol. Windows 2 2014-05-21
Micro-Manager There is a device adapter available for ASR100B120B XY stage and A-MCB2 controller for use with the Micro-Manager microscopy platform. Windows, Mac OS X, or GNU/Linux - 2014-04-24
Python We have a few sample programs to get you started on our Python page. One of our customers also kindly created an open-source Zaber library for Python. Windows, Mac OS X, Unix, or GNU/Linux 50 2009-3-23
MS Visual Basic 6 Zaber_VB6_Demo_Advanced.zip
A more advanced interface than the VB6 Simple demo, this one has user configurable position dimensions, a panel of buttons for the most frequently used commands, a mode to cycle up to 3 units between 2 positions, and logging. You can run this as a standalone application or you can modify it if you have MS Visual Basic 6. See the included readme.txt file for instructions.
Windows 8022 2008-07-24
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MS Visual Basic 6 Zaber_VB6_Demo_Simple.zip
A simple demonstration in VB 6 allowing manual entry of instructions and displaying the response from multiple devices. You can run this as a standalone application or you can modify it if you have MS Visual Basic 6. See the included readme.txt file for instructions.
Windows 6077 2008-07-24
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MS Excel The Excel Demo is an Excel 2003 workbook (.xls file) demonstrating the use of Visual Basic macros to control Zaber T-Series devices. Windows 110 2009-10-13
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Labview 7 Zaber_Labview_7_Demo.zip
A set of Labview "vi" files for use with Zaber T-Series devices. A simple test panel application is included demonstrating their use. See the included readme.txt file for instructions.
Windows, Mac OS X, Solaris, or GNU/Linux 49 2006-05-15
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Labview 6 Zaber_Labview_6_Demo.zip
A set of Labview "vi" files for use with Zaber T-Series devices. A simple test panel application is included demonstrating their use. See the included readme.txt file for instructions.
Windows, Mac OS X, Solaris, or GNU/Linux 161 2001-08-23
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Labview 5 Zaber_Labview_5_Demo.zip
A set of Labview "vi" files for use with Zaber T-Series devices. A simple test panel application is included demonstrating their use. See the included readme.txt file for instructions.
Windows, Mac OS X, Solaris, or GNU/Linux 150 2001-08-23
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C for Win32 API Zaber_C_Win32_Demo.zip
A Win32 command line application written in C. It offers an interface similar to the QBasic demo. Source code is included. See the included readme.txt file for instructions.
Windows 9 2001-06-27
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QBasic for DOS Zaber_QBasic_Demo.zip
A simple demonstration in QBasic allowing manual entry of instructions and displaying the response from multiple devices.The QBasic compiler is included. It should run well in Dos mode or in a Dos window. See the included readme.txt file for instructions.
Windows 186 2001-08-02
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