Welcome to Lantz


Lantz is an automation and instrumentation toolkit with a clean, well-designed and consistent interface. It provides a core of commonly used functionalities for building applications that communicate with scientific instruments allowing rapid application prototyping, development and testing. Lantz benefits from Python’s extensive library flexibility as a glue language to wrap existing drivers and DLLs. Lantz aims to provide a library of curated and well documented instruments drivers.

Lantz Philosophy and design principles.

A short tour of Lantz features.

Frequently asked questions and their answers.

Getting in touch with users and developers.


Step-by-step instructions to install, use and build drivers using Lantz.

Task oriented guides.

More information

We need your brain.

List of Lantz drivers.

Application programming interface reference.

Indices and tables

Lists all sections and subsections.

All functions, classes, terms.

Search this documentation.

We thank GlugCEN for hosting the code, the docs and the mailing list

About Lantz

Lantz is an automation and instrumentation toolkit in Python.

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