Installation instructions are at

As of mid-2019, the best place to find an up-to-date description of the components of the labscript suite, detailed usage instructions, and a guide to extending the suite (e.g. adding new hardware) is in Philip Starkey’s PhD thesis (see Chapters 4 to 7), as well as Chapter 4 of Chris Billington’s PhD thesis.

We’re currently developing revised documentation including tutorials and library references, at

Citing the labscript suite

If you use the labscript suite to control your experiment or perform analysis, please cite our paper:

A scripted control system for autonomous hardware-timed experiments
P. T. Starkey, C. J. Billington, S. P. Johnstone, M. Jasperse, K. Helmerson, L. D. Turner, and R. P. Anderson
The following article appeared in Review of Scientific Instruments 84, 085111 (2013) and may be found at
Copyright 2013 American Institute of Physics. This article may be downloaded for personal use only. Any other use requires prior permission of the author and the American Institute of Physics.
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Also available at arXiv:1303.0080