Thorlabs PMT2000/2100


There is a more reliable PMT2100 implementation introduced in ScanImage 2023.0.0 called Thorlabs PMT2100 v2.

Hardware Config

Connect the Thorlabs PMT2000 to the computer via USB.

Software Config

Install the NI-VISA driver.

Download and install the Thorlabs PMT software and ensure that the PMT is recognized by the Thorlabs software.

Close the Thorlabs PMT control software and add a new device to ScanImage by selecting PMT -> Thorlabs PMT2000/PMT2100 Select the VISA address of the PMT, and select ‘Apply’.


Software Control

The PMT can be controlled via its widget in the ScanImage widget bar.

  • Clicking on the PMT icon turns the PMT on or off.

  • Clicking on the parameters next to the PMT icons allows to change the PMT gain, bandwidth and offset.