Regurated DC Power Supply PWX series

Communication Interface Manual



The PWX Series Communication Interface Manual explains the settings that are used to control the PWX remotely through one of the following interfaces, the multichannel settings, and commands.

RS232C interface

USB interface

LAN interface

When the PWX is operating under remote control, the REMOTE LED on the display on the front panel lights. To switch from remote mode to local mode (panel operation) from the panel, press LOCAL.

How to read this manual

This manual is in HTML format that can be viewed with a WWW (World Wide Web) browser. The HTML manual can be viewed using the following browsers.

Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer or Google Chrome

Related manuals

For the safety precautions, installation, operation, and specifications of the PWX, read the accompanying PWX User's Manual.

Intended readers

This manual is written for readers with sufficient basic knowledge of how to control instruments using a personal computer.

Structure of the manual

This manual consists of the following sections.

• Overview
• Setup
• Overview of messages
• Command (list*1)
• Appendix
• Tutorial
• Multi channel*2

*1. The list of command is provided in a PDF file. Adobe Reader is required to view the file.

*2. Multichannel is a high-level function. Familiarize yourself with the syntax of the basic SCPI commands that are used with the PWX before you use this function.


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All other company names and product names used in this manual are trademarks or registered trademarks of the respective company.

Firmware version of the product to which this manual applies

This manual applies to products with firmware version 3.0x.

Copyright and publication

The contents of this manual may not be reproduced, in whole or in part, without the prior consent of the copyright holder.

The specifications of this product and the contents of this manual are subject to change without prior notice.

Copyright© 2011 Kikusui Electronics Corporation

IX00038B, Dec. 2017




Overview of Messages

Command (function search)

Command (ABC search)

Command (Sub-system search)




Multi channel (VMCB)

Command for DCS

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Communication Interface Manual