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Superlum Broadlighter Companion Software


Superlum Broadlighter Companion Software enables you to operate your Broadlighter remotely from your PC/laptop using the standard RS-232 interface. This page provides detailed instructions on how to download and install the latest version of the software. Please contact our support team if you have any problems downloading or installing the software.

The program interface mostly duplicates the indicators and push-buttons on the Broadlighter's front panel. You can remotely turn on/off each SLD individually or all SLDs simultaneously and monitor the state of front panel indicators.

  System Requirements

Operating system: Windows 95, 95 OSR2, 98 or 98 SE, Windows ME, Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Service Pack 3, Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7,
Memory: 32 megabytes (MB) for Windows 9x and ME, 64 MB for Windows NT, 128 MB for Windows 2000 and XP, 1 gigabyte (GB) (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit) for Windows Vista and Windows 7,
Processor: 100-megahertz (MHz) or faster processor for Windows 9x and ME, 300-MHz or faster processor for Windows 2000 and XP, 1-gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor for Windows Vista and Windows 7,
Hard disk space: 2 MB of free hard disk space.

  Download software

ATTENTION: The latest version of the software on this page works only with Broadlighters starting with serial number 0311. If you need to request a previous version of the software, please contact us.

Click the Download button below to start the download.

File name: Companion_2_0.exe
Version: 2.0.0
Language: English
Size: 300032 Bytes
MD5 checksum: 90299ADE9FF85910C46B6D8594013633

  Installation instructions

To use this program you have to install it and connect the Broadlighter to your computer. Please use a 9 pin to 9 pin or 9 pin to 25 pin null modem cable to connect the Broadlighter to your computer.

CAUTION: Always turn off all electrical power to the computer and to the Broadlighter before connecting or disconnecting the RS-232 cable.

To install the program, please follow the steps below:

  1. Download the Companion_2_0.exe file from this page by clicking the Download button above. BCompanion_2_0.exe is a self-extracting archive that contains the following files:
     • BCompanion.exe – Broadlighter Companion Software
     • license.txt – Software license agreement
  2. Create a new folder on your hard drive.
  3. Execute the BCompanion_2_0.exe file to expand the archive into that folder.
When you launch the program for the first time a 'settings' window will appear. Select the name of the COM port to which you are connecting the Broadlighter and press the OK button.

To uninstall the program, just remove its files from the folder created during the installation.

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