SlsDetector Tango device

This is the reference documentation of the PSI SlsDetector Tango device.

You can also find some useful information about the camera models/prerequisite/installation/configuration/compilation in the SlsDetector camera plugin section.

Properties

Property name Mandatory Default value Description
config_fname Yes
Path to the SlsDetector config file

Attributes

Attribute name RW Type Description
config_fname ro DevString Path to the SlsDetector config file
hostname_list ro DevVarStringArray The list of the Eiger half-modules’ hostnames
dac_name_list ro DevVarStringArray The list of the DAC signals’ names
dac_<signal_name> rw DevVarLongArray Array with the DAC <signal_name> value for each half-module, in A/D units
dac_name_list_mv ro DevVarStringArray The list of the DAC signals’ names supporting milli-volt units
dac_<signal_name>_mv rw DevVarLongArray Array with the DAC <signal_name> value for each half-module, in milli-volt units
adc_name_list ro DevVarStringArray The list of the ADC signals’ names
adc_<signal_name> rw DevVarDoubleArray Array with the ADC <signal_name> value for each half-module, in user units (deg C, etc.)
pixel_depth rw DevString
The image pixel bit-depth:
  • 4 (not implemented in LImA yet)
  • 8
  • 16
  • 32
raw_mode rw DevBoolean Publish image as given by the Receivers (no SW reconstruction)
threshold_energy rw DevLong The energy (in eV) the pixel discriminator thresholds (Vcmp & Trim bits) is set at
all_trim_bits rw DevVarLongArray Array with the pixel trimming value [0-63] for each half-module, if all the pixels in the half-module have the same trimming value, -1 otherwise
clock_div rw DevString
The readout clock divider:
  • FULL_SPEED
  • HALF_SPEED
  • QUARTER_SPEED
  • SUPER_SLOW_SPEED
readout_flags rw DevString
The flags affecting the readout mode (Parallel|NonParallel|Safe + StoreInRAM|Continous):
  • PARALLEL + STORE_IN_RAM
  • PARALLEL + CONTINUOUS
  • NON_PARALLEL + STORE_IN_RAM
  • NON_PARALLEL + CONTINUOUS
  • SAFE + STORE_IN_RAM
  • SAFE + CONTINUOUS

Please refer to the PSI/SLS Eiger User’s Manual for more information about the above specfic configuration parameters.

Commands

Command name Arg. in Arg. out Description
Init DevVoid DevVoid Do not use
State DevVoid DevLong Return the device state
Status DevVoid DevString Return the device state as a string
getAttrStringValueList DevString: Attribute name DevVarStringArray: String value list Return the authorized string value list for a given attribute name
putCmd DevString DevVoid Command setting a SlsDetector parameter (no response)
getCmd DevString get command DevString command result Command getting a SlsDetector parameter (with response)

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