Keithley Instruments Releases 11 New 'How-To' Videos on Configuring and Operating Source-Measure Units

Dec 07, 2010, 09:00 ET from Keithley Instruments, Inc.

CLEVELAND, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Keithley Instruments, Inc. (NYSE: KEI), a world leader in advanced electrical test instruments and systems, has produced a series of 11 new tutorial videos on topics related to configuring and operating one of their most popular product types, Source-Measure Units (SMUs). The videos, which range from one to four minutes in length, focus on the award-winning Series 2400 SourceMeter® instruments and can be downloaded and viewed at

The titles of the new videos are:

  • How to Use Saved Set-ups
  • How to Set up GPIB/RS-232 Communication
  • How to Set up a Fast Voltage Pulse
  • How to Restore Factory Defaults
  • How to Find the Serial # and Firmware Revision
  • How to Enable/Disable Source Autoclear
  • How to Enable/Disable the Beeper
  • How to Configure the Limits
  • How to Configure Output-off Modes
  • How to Configure Local/Remote Sense
  • The Difference between Real and Range Compliance

The Series 2400 SourceMeter® instruments, which have received the Test of Time Award from Test & Measurement World magazine, have the ability to measure current and source voltage simultaneously, or measure voltage and source current simultaneously. Introduced in 1996, SourceMeter instruments are widely used in both R&D and production test applications requiring tightly coupled sourcing and measurement, such as I-V characterization of electronic components and DC parametric test.

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