Desktop module: 154x50x164 mm3 (WxHxD)
Weight: 630 gr
1 special channel (TR0)
Zin = 50 Ohm
Full Scale Range (FSR)
Programmable 16-bit DAC for DC offset adjustment on each channel. Range ± 1 V
Switched Capacitor Array
Domino Ring Sampler chip (DRS4), 8+1 channels with 1024 storage cells each
5 GS/s - 2.5 GS/s - 1 GS/s - 0.75 GS/s SW selectable, simultaneously on each channel
Dead Time (A/D Conversion)
110 ?s, analog inputs only
181 ?s, digitizing TR0
|ADC Sampling Clock generation||
Clock source: internal/external.
On-board programmable PLL provides generation of the main board clocks from internal (50 MHz local Oscillator) or external (front panel CLK-IN connector) reference
CLK-IN (AMP Modu II)
AC coupled differential input clock
LVDS, ECL, PECL, LVPECL, CML (single ended NIM/TTL available by A318 adapter) Jitter < 100 ppm requested
Trigger digital output
Zin = 50 Ohm
Trigger digital output
Zin = 50 Ohm
External trigger digital input
Zin =50 Ohm
128 events/ch or 1024 events/ch (1024 S/event) Multievent Buffer
Independent read and write access; programmable event size and pre/post-trigger
- Fast (Low Latency) trigger: Common trigger by programmable threshold on TR0
- Self-trigger: Common trigger by combination of channels over/under threshold in logic OR
- External-trigger: Common trigger by TRG IN connector
- Software-trigger: Common trigger by software command
GPO programmable digital output
Trigger Time Stamp
8.5 ns resolution
9 s range
One-to-many: clock distribution from an external clock source on CLK-IN connector
Sync, Start/Stop through digital I/O (GPI or TRG-IN input / GPO output)
Trigger Time Stamps Alignment
By GPI input connector
|ADC and Memory controller FPGA||Altera Cyclone EP3C16 (one FPGA manages 16+1 channels)|
CAEN CONET proprietary protocol
Up to 80 MB/s transfer rate
Daisy-chain: it is possible to connect up to 8 or 32 ADC modules to a single Optical Link Controller (respectively A2818 or A3818)
USB 2.0 compliant
Up to 30 MB/s transfer rate
|Upgrade||Firmware can be upgraded via USB/Optical Link|
|Software||General purpose C libraries, configuration tools, readout software (Windows and Linux support)|
|Electrical Power||Voltage range: 12 ± 10% Vdc. Power consumption (typ.): 1.7A @12V|
|DT57xx-N67xx-DT55xx Win32 USB Driver(a)||3.4.9||July, 2016||7/8/8.1/10 (32-bit)|
|Drivers 32.5 KB - Type: .zip|
|DT57xx-N67xx-DT55xx Win64 USB driver||3.4.9||July, 2016||8.1/10 (64-bit)|
|Drivers 34.61 KB - Type: .zip|
|DT57xx-N67xx-DT55xx Win7_8_x64 USB driver||3.4.9||July, 2016||7/8 (64-bit)|
|Drivers 35.67 KB - Type: .zip|
|DT57xx-N67xx-DT55xx-V1718-N957 Linux USB Driver||1.5.1||August, 2015|
|Release Notes 4.14 KB - Type: .txt|
|Drivers (Linux kernel 2.6 - 3.x) 8.24 KB - Type: .tgz|
|Firmware CONET2 Compliant|
|x742 Waveform Recording FW||4.13_1.01||January, 2017|
|FW Package 1.75 MB - Type: .cfa|
|Release Notes 6.5 KB - Type: .txt|
|Digitizer Software||CAEN WaveDump||CAEN Digitizer readout application|
|Digitizer Software||CAENDigitizer Library||Library of functions for CAEN Digitizers high level management|
|Digitizer Software||CAENUpgrader||Firmware Upgrade Tool for Front-end Boards Bridges & VME Power Supply|
|Digitizer Software||CAEN DeskBoot||Firmware Boot Controller for Front-End NIM and Desktop Digitizers|
|WDT5742XAAAA||DT5742 - 16+1 Ch. 12 bit 5 GS/s Switched-CapacitorDigitizer: 128 events/ch (1kS/event), EP3C16, SE|
|WDT5742BXAAA||DT5742B - 16+1 Ch. 12 bit 5 GS/s Switched-Capacitor Digitizer: 1024 events/ch (1kS/event), EP3C16,SE|
|A2818||PCI CONET Controller|
|A3818||PCI Express CONET2 Controller|
|CAEN WaveDump||CAEN Digitizer readout application|
|CAENDigitizer Library||Library of functions for CAEN Digitizers high level management|
|CAENUpgrader||Firmware Upgrade Tool for Front-end Boards Bridges & VME Power Supply|
|CAEN DeskBoot||Firmware Boot Controller for Front-End NIM and Desktop Digitizers|
|A2818||PCI CONET Controller|
|A654||Single Channel MCX to LEMO Cable Adapter|
|A3818||PCI Express CONET2 Controller|
|A659||Single Channel MCX to BNC Cable Adapter|
|AI2700||Optical Fiber Series|
|A318||SE to Differential Clock Cable Adapter|
|UM4270 - DT5742 User Manual||January 30th, 2017|
|GD5695 - 742 Quick Start Guide||January 5th, 2017|
|UM5698 - 742 Registers Description||January 26th, 2017|
|Application Notes||Last Update|
|In this application note we describe how to upgrade the firmware of CAEN products with optical link to migrate from CONET1 to CONET2 protocol AN2472 - CONET1 to CONET2 migration||27 May, 2011|
|In this note we focus our attention on the techniques for time measurement using waveform Digitizer. It describes one of the algorithms typically used for this measurements, it implementation and their performances, which are obtained in some benchmark tests. This note shows that Digitizers are capable to measure time stamps with higher accuracy (few ps resolution) compared to commercial analog solution composed by CFD and TDC modules. AN3251 - Time Measurements with CAEN Waveform Digitizers||February, 2015|
|This QuickStart Guide contains the basic information and commands that will let you use WaveDump in few steps. WaveDump is a C based console application that can control any model of CAEN digitizer and it must be considered as a starting point in order to create an own acquisition software: it is an example of the use of the CAENDigitizer library. GD2483 - WaveDump QuickStart Guide||07 June, 2012|
|This QuickStart Guide contains the basic information and examples that will let you use CAENUpgrader in few steps. CAENUpgrader is a software with a C based console application and a Java Graphical User Interface. It reunites all the functions included in cvUpgrade, CAENBridgeUpgrade and PLLConfig programs. GD2512 - CAENUpgrader QuickStart Guide||November 7th, 2016|
|The purpose of this guide is to facilitate customer's approach to CAEN Desktop Digitizers and Digital MCA providing the main guidelines to a first usage, allowing him to familiarize with the hardware, to set up the hardware, to set up the USB drivers and to set up a first connection and communicate between the host station and the board. GD2783 - First Installation Guide to Desktop Digitizers & MCA||21 July, 2016|
|This QuickStart Guide contains the basic information and guidelines that will let you use DeskBoot program in few steps. DeskBoot is a C-based software utility managing the boot of the firmware for CAEN's NIM and Desktop digitizers (including the DT5780 Digital Multi Channel Analyzer). GD2812 - DeskBoot QuickStart Guide||12 June, 2013|
|2016-2017 Catalog Modular Pulse Processing Electronics / Waveform Digitizers CAEN Digitizers are platform independent instruments housing high speed (up to 5 GS/s) multichannel flash ADC, with local memory and FPGA for Digital Pulse Processing. Available in VME, NIM, Desktop. Up tp 14-bit resolution, 1 to 64 channels, programmable PLL, VME64X, Optical Link and USB 2.0 interfaces, Software Tools for Windows and Linux, Memory buffer: up to 57MS/ch (max. 1024 events), Firmware and Software for Digital Pulse Processing (DPP) and Waveform Recording 2016-2017 Product Catalog Section 03a - Modular Pulse Processing Electronics / Waveform Digitizers||March 2016|
|Brochures, Flyers||Last Update|
|This brochure describes the CAEN Digitizer Family: instruments housing high speed (up to 5 GS/s) multichannel flash ADC, with local memory and FPGA for Digital Pulse Processing. VME, NIM, and Desktop form factors. Up tp 14 bit resolution, from 1 to 64 channels, programmable PLL. VME64X, Optical Link and USB 2.0 interfaces. Software Tools for Windows and Linux.(ADOCUME00084) BF2585 - Digitizer & DPP Family Flyer||March, 2016|
|Data Sheet||Last Update|
|The 742 is a family of 12-bit, 5 GS/s Switched Capacitor Waveform Digitizers based on the DRS4 Switched Capacitor Array (Paul Scherrer Institute design). It is available in three form factors: VME (32+2 input channels), NIM (16+1 input channels) and Desktop (16+1 input channels). it is well suited for very fast signals as the ones coming from fast scintillators coupled to PMTs, Silicon Photomultipliers, APD, Diamond detectors and others. DS3159 - 742 Digitizer Family (32+2/16+1 Channel 12-bit 5 GS/s Switched Capacitor Digitizer) Data Sheet||20 May, 2016|
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