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Brooks Expert Support Tool BEST

OVERVIEW

The Brooks Expert Support Tool (BEST) downloadable software is a Windows based application that provides expanded control of the products listed in the table below. This software allows the user to take advantage of servicing tasks that include setup, attribute configuration, diagnostics, troubleshooting, valve tuning and calibration (with License Key). To use the BEST software you will need a PC loaded with the latest version of BEST and one of the diagnostic cable kits listed below.

Products Supported in BEST

Model
Operation Mode
Description
GF40 MFC Mass Flow Controllers & Meters
SLA58XX (Revision A) MFC, MFM, PC, RT
Mass Flow Controllers & Meters, Pressure Controllers
SLA58XX (Revision B)
MFC, MFM, PC, RT Mass Flow Controllers & Meters, Pressure Controllers
PC115 PC Pressure Controller (Downstream or Upstream)
PC125 PC Pressure Controller (Downstream) w/Flow Meter
*QMB Quantim™
MFC Mass Flow Controllers & Meters
VDM300 MFC DI Water Vapor Delivery Module
*Does not support Revision A

BEST Diagnostic Cable Kits

For Models: GF40, SLA58XX (Revision B), PC115, PC125
Description
Part Number
Basic BEST/MultiFlo Kit: USB to 2.5 mm Cable Assembly
124Y211AAA
BEST/MultiFlo Kit with DeviceNet Power Supply
778Z014ZZZ
BEST/MultiFlo Kit with EtherCAT Power Supply
778Z013ZZZ
BEST/MulitFlo Kit with Profibus/RS485 Power Supply
778Z012ZZZ
For Models: QMB Quantim™, SLA58XX (Revision A)

Service Tool Cable Kit: RS232 to TTL/CMOS Converter
S778D023ZZZ

To access this software you must have Windows 7 (32 or 64 bit), Windows 8 (32 or 64 bit), Windows 10 (32 or 64 bit), or Windows XP (32 or 64 bit). If your computer meets this system requirement, please download the software and follow the instructions on the install wizard.

Note: This software does not require a USB security key. MS Windows™ should load any required drivers. If not, you can download from this website: https://www.ftdichip.com/Drivers/VCP.htm

If you have any questions, view the video below (to view in full screen mode, click the YouTube icon after pressing play), contact Technical Services or your local Brooks Instrument representative for assistance.

DOCUMENTATION

FilenameFile TypeDocuments By Language
Data Sheet pdf English
Installation & Operation Manual - V5.4.0.0 pdf English
Installation & Operation Manual - V5.4.0.0 (SLA Rev A & Quantim) pdf English
Quick Start Guide pdf English

VERSIONS

Brooks Expert Support Tool (BEST) V5.4.0.0

To access this software you must have Windows 7 (32 or 64 bit), Windows 8 (32 or 64 bit), or Windows XP (32 or 64 bit).