To use the DPD80, drivers must be installed first. For Window 8 and newer, the simplest way to install the drivers is to download and run the .msi installer. For Window 7 the driver might need to be installed manually, and this can be done by following the instructions in the link below.

Resolved Instruments RICU3 Driver for DPD80 - Windows Installer

Resolved Instruments RICU3 Driver for DPD80 - zip
See Manual Driver Installation on Windows 7 for instructions


pteroDAQtyl is a small program for real-time visualization and control of the DPD80. It requires Windows and OpenGL 3.3 or higher to run. 64 bit Windows is highly recommended.

pteroDAQtyl 1.1.0 (64-bit) (December 19, 2020)

The 32-bit version of pteroDAQtyl is not recommended due to memory limitations, however it is supplied here if required:

pteroDAQtyl 1.1.0 (32-bit) (December 19, 2020)

For changes in pteroDAQtyl 1.1.0, see the pteroDAQtyl 1.1 release notes


We provide prebuilt wheel packages of ripy for Python 3.5, 3.6, and 3.7 32 bit and 64 bit versions. The python libraries can be installed using the pip package manager with:

pip install ri-python

Alternatively, download the appropriate version for your Python installation and install with

pip install path/to/wheel-package.whl

For further information please see the ripy Documentation

ripy 0.9.7 (April 15, 2019)

Python 3.7, 64 bit

Python 3.7, 32 bit

Python 3.6, 64 bit

Python 3.6, 32 bit

Python 3.5, 64 bit

Python 3.5, 32 bit

Python 2.7 versions, although Python 3 is strongly recommended:

Python 2.7, 64 bit

Python 2.7, 32 bit

ripy 0.9.6 (November 29, 2017)






If you prefer to use MATLAB®, download our MATLAB® toolbox.

ri-matlab-toolbox-1.1.2.mltbx (September 17, 2020)

For instruction on how to install this toolbox and begin controlling your device please see the ri-matlab-toolbox docs


For developing c applications libri can be used. Please see the README file, included examples, and the ri.h header file for further information. Also, please visit the libri Documentation - changelog - changelog - changelog