KCT I-V Tracer

KCT I-V Tracer is an electronic Auxiliary Unit that has been designed to support control of solar cell measurements with use of Keithley sourcemeters. Inside this unit fully functional PC with Windows Operating System has been installed. Keithley unit is responsible for setting bias voltage, cell’s voltage and current  measurement while Auxuliary Unit ensures control over additional functions like irradiance temperature or shutter control.

Below fig. show front panel of the Auxiliary Unit.


I-V Tracer Auxuliary Unit is dedicated to use with Keithley's Source Meters:

- 2400 series or

- 2600 series.

Auxiliary Unit is connected to Keithley Sourcemeter with use of GPIB-USB converter as well as cable that is used to measure solar cell’s current and voltage. Both are provided by PV Test Solutions. The converter must be plugged to rear panel of the Keithley meter while the other, with standard USB connector, is connected to the rear panel of the of the Auxiliary Unit.