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Version 1.2.0
Feb 10th, 2016

Introducing the Keithley IVI Driver for 2450,2460 Source Meters
The Keithley2450 IVI-COM/IVI-C driver conforms to the IVI driver standards and specifications. The help file included with the driver contains the detailed driver functionality description and programming information.
This readme file contains additional information for the user.
The driver uses the services provided by IVI Shared components (provided by IVI foundation) and VISA.
The driver can be used with GPIB or LAN or USB.

Supported Instruments
MODEL 2450,MODEL 2460,MODEL 2461

Instrument Command Sets
SCPI supported
TSP not supported
SCPI2400 not supported

System Requirements: The driver installation will check for the
following requirements. If not found, the installer will either
abort, warn, or install the required component as appropriate.

Supported Operating Systems:
Windows XP
Windows Vista
Windows 7
Windows 8
Windows 10

Shared Components
Before this driver can be installed, your computer must already
have the IVI Shared Components installed.

Minimal IVI Version: 2.0

The IVI Shared Components installer is available from:

The following implementations of VISA are compliant with this driver: NI-VISA, AGILENT IO Libraries Suite.
The Keithley I/O Layer supplies a NI-VISA runtime. Downloads are available at www.keithley.com/support or you may follow the link below:
( http://www.keithley.com/support/keidoc_searchresult?keyword=KIOL&item_type=Software+Driver )

Additional Setup
.NET Framework
The .NET Framework itself is not required by this driver. If you
plan to use the driver with .NET, the minimal .NET framework version is 2.0.

The .NET Framework requires an interop assembly for a COM
server. A Primary Interop Assembly, along with an XML file for
IntelliSense is installed with the driver. The driver's PIA, along
with IVI PIAs are installed, by default, in:
:\Program Files\IVI Foundation\IVI\Bin\Primary Interop Assemblies

The PIA is also installed into the Global Assembly Cache (GAC) if
you have the .NET framework installed.

Help File
The help file (Keithley2450.chm) is located in the directory:
:\Program Files\IVI Foundation\IVI\Drivers\ke2450

Revision History
Version Date Notes
------- ------------ ----- Aug 7, 2013 Initial public release July 30,2014 Model 2460 update Feb 10, 2016 Model 2461 update

IVI Compliance
IVI-COM/IVI-C Specific Instrument Driver
IVI Instrument Class: None

Optional Features
Interchangeability Checking: no
State Caching: no
Coercion Recording: no
Simulation: no

Driver Identification
Vendor: Keithley.
Description: 2450 Source Meter
Revision: 1.2
Component Identifier: Keithley2450
IVI-C prefix: ke2450

Hardware Information
Instrument Manufacturer: Keithley Instruments
Supported Instrument Models: MODEL 2450,MODEL 2460,MODEL 2461
Supported Bus Interfaces: LAN, GPIB, USB

32-bit Software Information
Supported Operating Systems: Windows XP, Windows Vista 32, Windows 7, Windows 8
Support Software Required: VISA
Source Code Availability: Source code included with driver.

64-bit Software Information
Supported Operating Systems: Windows Vista 64, Windows 7, Windows 8
Support Software Required: VISA
Source Code Availability: Source code included with driver.