A VISA library is required to use the software application. The VISA library (any one of NI-VISA, AgilentVISA, and KI-VISA) must be installed in the controller (Windows).
Installing the VISA Library
VISA (Virtual Instrument Software Architecture) is a specification for a standard software for connecting instruments that was defined by the VXIplug&play Systems Alliance.
One of the VISA libraries (driver software implemented in compliance with the VISA specifications) below is necessary. Older version of VISA libraries does not support USB.
NI-VISA by National Instruments (Ver. 3.0 or later, Ver. 3.2 or later for Windows 2000 and Windows XP)
Agilent VISA by Agilent Technologies (Agilent IO Libraries M01.00 or later)
KI-VISA Ver. 3.0.x or later
KI-VISA is Kikusui's original VISA library that supports VXIplug&play VISA Specifications. The newest version can be downloaded from Kikusui website (http://www.kikusui.co.jp/en/download/).
KI-VISA is not required if NI-VISA or Agilent VISA is already installed.
1. Load the accompanying CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive.
2. Move to the VISA folder using the menu program of the CD-ROM or Explorer.
3. Double-click Kivisa_x_x_x.exe.
The value for x varies depending on the revision of the VISA library stored on the CD-ROM.
4. Proceed with the installation according to the instructions on the screen.