Dectris Mythen3

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Intoduction

Server for the control of a Mythen detector.

Module configuration

Follow the generic instructions in build_installation. If using CMake directly, add the following flag:

-DLIMACAMERA_MYTHEN=true

For the Tango server installation, refers to Tango Device Server.

Testing

Here is a simple python test program:

import time
from Lima import Mythen3
from Lima import Core
import time

camera = Mythen3.Camera("160.103.146.190", 1031, False)
interface = Mythen3.Interface(camera)
control = Core.CtControl(interface)

# check its OK
print camera.getDetectorType()
print camera.getDetectorModel()
print camera.getVersion()

nframes=10
acqtime=2.0
# setting new file parameters and autosaving mode
saving=control.saving()
saving.setDirectory("/buffer/dubble281/mythen")
saving.setFramesPerFile(nframes)
saving.setFormat(Core.CtSaving.HDF5)
saving.setPrefix("mythen3_")
saving.setSuffix(".hdf")
saving.setSavingMode(Core.CtSaving.AutoFrame)
saving.setOverwritePolicy(Core.CtSaving.Overwrite)

# do acquisition
acq = control.acquisition()
acq.setAcqExpoTime(acqtime)
acq.setAcqNbFrames(nframes)

control.prepareAcq()
control.startAcq()
time.sleep(25)

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