MTA DAQ System

The system currently has the following components:
  • PC with
    • Asus TUV4X Socket-370 ATX motherboard
      (133MHz FSB, 6 32-bit 33-MHz PCI slots, 1 parallel, 2 serial, 2+2 USB ports)
    • 1.1GHz Intel Celeron CPU
    • 8mm SCSI tape drive
    • Measurement Computing PCI-DAS 6023 A/D board (for slow signals)
    • National Instruments PCI-GPIB interface card and GPIB-over-fiber extenders
      (to communicate with equipment in experimental hall or refrigerator room >100m away)
    • Tekram DC135U PCI narrow ultra SCSI adapter (for tape and CAMAC interface)
  • CAMAC crate with
    • Wiener CC-USB USB CAMAC crate controller
    • Interface Standards DTM-399 Dataway test module
    • Jorway 41 12-bit NIM output register
    • Jorway 65 12-bit NIM input register
    • LeCroy 2301 qVt interface (for detector calibration with radioactive sources)
    • LeCroy 4222 quad gate/delay generator
    • LeCroy 2323 dual gate/delay generator
    • Phillips 7106 16-channel discriminator
    • LeCroy 2340B 16-channel discriminator coincidence register
    • LeCroy 2249A 12-channel 10-bit ADC
    • LeCroy 2249SG 12-channel 10-bit separate-gate ADC
    • LeCroy 2259A 12-channel 11-bit peak-sensing ADC
    • Ortec AD413A quad 13-bit peak ADC and HM413 MCA
    • LeCroy 2551 6-channel 48-bit 100MHz scaler
    • LeCroy 4208 8-channel 23-bit TDC
    • LeCroy 2262 quad 10-bit 40MHz waveform digitizer (for recording rf envelopes)
  • 2 NIM bins with
    • LeCroy 428F fan-in/out modules
    • LeCroy 623 and 621BL discriminators
    • Phillips 726 ECL/NIM/TTL translators
    • LeCroy 3001 qVt
  • Fermi RFD-VS visual scalers


Yagmur Torun November 1, 2006