IFW Filter Wheel Downloads

IFW Intelligent Filter Wheel

Technical Manual for Theory of Operation and Operating Procedures

IFW Intelligent Filter Wheel Technical Manual for Theory of Operation and Operating Procedures Revision 4 - August 2007.

Download and print the IFW Intelligent Filter Wheel Technical Manual  for Theory of Operation and Operating Procedures.

IFW Software Downloads:

ASCOM Driver for IFW:
Optec IFW(2.0.0.0) Setup.exe (release date: 09/04/14)
ASCOM Standards
Installer program for the IFW ASCOM Driver version 2.0.0.0.  Fully functional with IFW 5- and 8-position wheels and IFW-3 using 5, 6, or 9 position wheels.  Compatible with Windows XP, 7 and higher OS, 32-bit and 64-bit.

Requires ASCOM Platform 6.0 or later.
Download IFW ASCOM driver
NEW!   IFW Commander Multi-Filter Wheel Controller

New IFW Commander program allows cross-platform control for up to six IFW filter wheel controllers.  Java Runtime Environment version 1.7 (JRE-7) is required for operation.  JRE-7 is available for free download directly from java.com and will be installed upon initial run if not already present.  Note that the 32-bit or 64-bit version will be selected to match your default browser.

No installation required.  Simply download the appropriate zipped file below to your download directory.  Unzip to your desktop or favorite folder location and double-click the IFWCommander executable program to launch the application.

IFW Commander_Windows_x86 v1.0.1
 (release date: 2014/11/07)
IFW CommanderJava runtime program - IFW Commander program for Windows 32-bit operating systems. Version 1.0.1 compatible with IFW firmware versions V2.02 and V3.00 and greater.
Requires Java JRE-7 32-bit version for operation.

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IFW Commander_Windows_x64 v1.0.1
 (release date: 2014/11/07)
IFW CommanderJava runtime program - IFW Commander program for Windows 64-bit operating systems. Version 1.0.1 compatible with IFW firmware versions V2.02 and V3.00 and greater.
Requires Java JRE-7 64-bit version for operation.

Download IFW Control program
IFW Commander_Mac v1.0.1
 (release date: 2014/11/07)
IFW CommanderJava runtime program - IFW Commander program for Mac OSX operating systems. Version 1.0.1 compatible with IFW firmware versions V2.02 and V3.00 and greater.
Requires Java JRE-7 32-bit or 64-bit for operation.

Download IFW Control program
IFW Commander_Linux_x86 v1.0.1
 (release date: 2014/11/07)
IFW CommanderJava runtime program - IFW Commander program for Linux 32-bit operating systems. Version 1.0.1 compatible with IFW firmware versions V2.02 and V3.00 and greater.
Requires Java JRE-7 32-bit version for operation.

Download IFW Control program
IFW Commander_Linux_x64 v1.0.1
 (release date: 2014/11/07)
IFW CommanderJava runtime program - IFW Commander program for Linux 64-bit operating systems. Version 1.0.1 compatible with IFW firmware versions V2.02 and V3.00 and greater
Requires Java JRE-7 64-bit version for operation.

Download IFW Control program

Older Programs:

Setup_IFW_v1,10.exe (release date: 04/28/08)
IFW ControlInstaller program for IFW Control program Version 1.10 compatible with IFW firmware versions V1.11, V2.02 and V3.00.

Download IFW Control program