# SutterLambda2

 Summary: Interfaces to Sutter Lambda 10-3 controller Authors: Nick Anthony. Based off of the SutterLambda adapter License: BSD Platforms: Windows, Mac OS X and Linux (only serial port, no parallel port or USB) Devices:

## Device Configuration

### Serial port issues

The Lambda 10-3 Controller uses a straight through (i.e., not null modem) DB9 serial cable. The default baud rates are 9600 for serial ports and 128000 for USB ports (which use a build-in USB-serial converter, drivers can be found here)

### Wheel speed

95% of the time speed #1 works best (#0 being the fastest, which only works with an empty wheel). If speed #1 does not work you can try the slowest (speed #7 IIRC). Best practice is to set the desired wheel speed during startup, i.e. in your Startup Preset of the System Group.

### Lambda VF5

The Lambda VF5 tunable filter changer consists of a filter wheel which can additionally be tilted to provide a specific bandpass wavelength. In addition to selecting a wheel speed (described above) you can also select a tilt speed between 0 and 3.