HC Control is a software enabling you to communicate with the MicroCell temperature controller (which is typically based on an Eurotherm 3216) from the PC.
HC Control can be operated in two ways:
- In GUI Mode: This allows directly applying a temperature setpoint or a ramp and gives access to a command-line parameter generator.
- In automatic mode: By supplying parameters for the control such as the setpoint via command-line parameters, HC Control can be used in automatic mode, by e.g. automatically closing once the temperature is stable.
This allows you to integrate temperature control into measuring device software (e.g. for measuring devices by Solartron or Princeton Applied Research), via "Run external program"-like commands.