GPIB Control Tool for Prober

GPIB Control Tool for Prober is an external linkage IP that connects CloudTesting™ Lab and a wafer prober. This IP can build an automated test environment by using a wafer prober. This IP communicates with a wafer prober via GPIB interface.

This IP supports following wafer probers:

Manufacturer Model
Tokyo Electoron Ltd. P-8/12 series, Precio series wafer prober
Tokyo Seimitsu Co. Ltd. UF series wafer prober

Notes on upgrade from R1.02.00 or earlier

The file that sets the configuration of this IP is deleted when upgrading to R1.03.00. Before installing R1.03.00, make a backup of ‘%USERPROFILE%\Documents\CTLab_GPIBTool\config\CTLab_ProberGPIBTool.ini’ and restore it after completing the installation of R1.03.00.


This IP requires an NI GPIB-USB-HS+ (or NI GPIB-USB-HS) made by National Instruments.
In addition, the National Instruments NI-488.2 Version 15.5 or later (driver software) is required.

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Product GroupExternal Linkage
Applicable Equipment
  • CX1000P CX1000_MCU
  • CX1000D CX1000_MCU
  • CX1000D S2-LINK CX1000_MCU


Released atNumberDescription
May 29, 20201.03.00
  • Added the function which executes the batch file.
  • Added the function to notifies the event to CloudTesting™ Lab.
December 07, 20171.02.00

Added the function which stored following information to CloudTesting™ Lab system variables.

  • XY coordinate information is stored in [SYSXAddress] and [_ SYS_YAddress]
  • Lot name is stored in [SYSLotName]
  • Slot number is stored in [SYSSlotNo]
  • Wafer number is stored in [SYSWaferNo]
September 29, 20171.01.00
  • Supported Windows 10.

The PC for CloudTesting™ Lab and the external instrument is connected by NI GPIB-USB-HS+ made by National Instruments. NI-488.2 Version 15.5(driver software) is required for using NI GPIB-USB-HS+.