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Technical Specifications
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Combined Instrument Software for the VSL

Combined Instrument Software (CIS) requires additional Microsoft software installed, as well as a driver for the USB Comm Port.

CIS and Instrument Installation Instruction:

  1. Ensure the VSL is not connected to the computer.
  2. Install the “CDM v2.12.28 WHQL: Certified” Virtual Com Port Driver found here: https://ftdichip.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/CDM212364_Setup.zip
  3. Download and install (For Windows 10 AMD/Intel) the “Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package. This is available from the Microsoft download page: https://www.microsoft.com/en-au/download/details.aspx?id=26999
  4. Download and Install both the vcredist_x86.exe and vcredist_x64.exe packages from the pop up screen.
  5. Install the ICT Combined Instrument Software:
    1. Select “No” to warning about completely removing existing installations and all of its components.
    2. Select “Next”
    3. Change the install location from “\ICT International\ICT Instrument\” to “\ICT International\ICT Instrument\
    4. Select “Install”
    5. Untick “Run ICT Instrument” to prevent opening the application whilst changing the shortcut name (see below)
    6. Select “Finish”
  6. On the Desktop of your PC, change the file name of “ICT Instrument” to “ICT CIS”
  7. Open this shortcut, and confirm on the left of the software that it displays “”