|Keithley_Model_196_data_clearing_procedure.pdf||June 11, 2012
Destruction of Data in Non-Volatile Memory in the
Keithley Model 196
The Keithley Model 196 contains memory devices to hold firmware code that is executed by an internal
microprocessor to operate the product and memory to save setup information. The following sections
describe how the data stored in the memory devices may be cleared or destroyed.
Warning: Some of the procedures in this document may expose hazardous voltage and the risk of
electric shock or death. Only trained, qualified, technical persons experienced with the risks and
precautions of working with electrical instruments should perform these procedures.
Description of memory devices and their use:
2 of 16k x 8 bit EPROM: Stores firmware for the instrument.
1 of 8k x 8 bit SRAM: Stores data during unit operation.
1 of 2k by 8 bit EEPROM: Stores calibration information, factor default setup, and user setups.
Procedure for clearing m|