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Connecting to LCC25 by Thorlabs in Python

Instrument Card

The LCC25 is a liquid crystal controller compatible with all Thorlabs LC Variable Retarders. The LCC25 will drive most nematic liquid crystal devices. The liquid crystal device is connected to the BNC voltage output port. The amplitude of the output voltage, adjusted by the front panel knob, and external signal, and a computer via a USB interface, controls the retardance of the LC device.


Device Specification: here

Manufacturer card: THORLABS


Thorlabs, Inc. is an American privately held optical equipment company headquartered in Newton, New Jersey. The company was founded in 1989 by Alex Cable, who serves as its current president and CEO. As of 2018, Thorlabs has annual sales of approximately $500 million.

  • Headquarters: USA
  • Yearly Revenue (millions, USD): 550
  • Vendor Website: here

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