Stepper-Motor-Driven Filter Wheel

Thorlabs' FW102C Series and FW212C Series Motorized Filter Wheels accommodate six Ø1" filters or twelve Ø1/2" filters, respectively. USB 2.0 and RS-232 connection are provided to allow filter sequences to be automated through the GUI. The following software and reference documents are available:

  1. Software: Current Software for the FW102C and FW212C Series Filter Wheels
  2. Firmware: Latest Version of the Firmware
  3. Programming Reference: SDK Manual and Sample Code for Visual C++ and LabVIEW™
  4. Archive: The previous three versions of the filter wheel software. They are not compatible with the FW102B.
Software  
DescriptionThe link below will download the current version of the software package to operate Motorized Filter Wheels (FWxC), including a GUI, drivers, and LabVIEW™/C++/Python SDK for third-party development.
Version5.0.0
Filesize9.79 MB
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License
System RequirementsWindows 7 SP2 (32-bit and 64-bit Operating System), Windows 10 (32-bit and 64-bit Operating System)
Additional SoftwareMicrosoft .Net Framework 4.6.2 Full Profile or higher version is required. The install program will check and download the profile from the internet if necessary.
Firmware  
DescriptionThe latest version of the filter wheel firmware can be downloaded by clicking on the link below. 
Version1.07
Filesize2.8 MB
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System RequirementsTo perform this update, the FW102C must be connected to the USB port on a PC.
Programming Reference  
DescriptionThese programming references include a FW102 SDK manual, C++ sample code, and LabVIEW™ sample code. The ZIP archive contains one PDF reference document and two folders.
Version4.0.0
Filesize987 kB
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AdditionalIncludes:
FW102C SDK Manual
FW102C Visual C++ Sample Code
FW102C LabVIEW Sample Project

Version 4.2.0

Version 4.2.0  
DescriptionThe previous version of the software for the FW102C, which includes a redesigned GUI and a sample LabVIEW VI.
Version4.2.0
Filesize10.7 MB
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System RequirementsWindows XP (32-Bit), Windows 7 (32-Bit), Windows 7 x64 Edition (64-Bit), Windows 10 (32-Bit), Windows 10 x64 Edition (64-Bit)
Additional Software.NET Framework 4.0 Client Profile and LabVIEW 2011 Run-Time Engine (Standard) (32-Bit) (Downloaded During Install)

Version 3.0.2

Version 3.0.2  
DescriptionThe previous version of the software for the FW102C, which includes a GUI and a sample LabVIEW VI.
Version3.0.2
Filesize15.0 MB
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System RequirementsWindows XP or later.
Additional Software.NET Framework 4.0 Client Profile and the LabVIEW 2011 Run-Time Engine (Standard) (32-bit) (Downloaded During Install)

Version 3.0.0

Version 3.0.0  
DescriptionThe previous version of the software for the FW102C, which includes a redesigned GUI and a sample LabVIEW VI.
Version3.0.0
Filesize16.4 MB
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ReadMe
System RequirementsWindows XP or later.
Additional SoftwareNET Framework 4.0 Client Profile and the LabVIEW 2011 Run-Time Engine (Standard) (32-bit) (Downloaded During Install)