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Connecting to MercuryiPS by Oxford Instruments in Python

Instrument Card

Based on ±60 A modules with ±10 V compliance. Can be configured in parallel, series and matrix modes from the basic ±60 A with ±10 V output up to ±600 A with ±10 V or ±300 A with ±20 V output configurations. Communications support a full range of interface options (Ethernet, USB, RS232, and optional GPIB) with downloadable Mercury function library for LabVIEW. Quench protection and auto-rundown. The MercuryiPS can be programmed to run the magnet down safely in the event of magnet temperature rise, low cryogen levels or if triggered by an external TTL signal. The MercuryiPS has an on-board temperature sensor for diagnostic monitoring of the magnet temperature.


Device Specification: here

Manufacturer card: OXFORD INSTRUMENTS


Oxford Instruments plc is a United Kingdom manufacturing and research company that designs and manufactures tools and systems for industry and research. The company is headquartered in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, England, with sites in the United Kingdom, United States, Europe, and Asia.[2] It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.[3]

  • Headquarters: Abingdon, United Kingdom
  • Yearly Revenue (millions, USD): 367.3
  • Vendor Website: here

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