|The DT5780 is equipped with a FPGA featuring the real-time Digital Pulse Processing for Pulse Height Analysis (DPP-PHA firmware) making the module a spectroscopy acquisition system providing energy (i.e. pulse height) and timing information as well as waveforms and internal signals for debugging, monitoring and pulse shape analysis.|
154 W x 50 H x 164 L mmł (without connectors)
154 W x 50 H x 194 L mmł (including connectors)
Single-ended, DC coupled
Impedance: 1 kΩ
Positive and negative signals accepted
Programmable 4-step analog coarse gain corresponding to
Bandwidth: DC to 40 MHz
Programmable DC offset adjustment on each input in the full scale range
Number of Inputs
Sampling rate: 100 MS/s simultaneously on each channel
|Digital Signal Processing||
Trapezoidal filter for the energy calculation with adjustable rise time in the range 0 - 10µs and flat top in the range 0 - 5µs
Manual and automated trigger threshold adjustment
Manual and automated Pole-Zero cancellation; decay time up to 6.5 ms
Digital decimation in steps of 2-4-8 allows to extend the time parameters range
Digital fine gain
Pile-up rejection and Live Time correction
Baseline restorer with programmable averaging
Trigger and Timing filter based on integrative-derivative component
Time Stamp: 10 ns resolution, 31 bit and rollover tracking event
Adjustable moving average low pass filter to reduce the high frequency noise
|Preamplifier Power Supply||
-± 12 V, 100 mA output
-± 24 V, 50 mA output
-Output voltage tolerance: 2%
-Voltage ripple < 5 mVpp
-Aux. analog input: 0 ÷ 10 V
-Ext. input for detector's temperature readout
|High Voltage Power Supply||
Vset/Iset: ±5 kV/300 µA (DT5780); ±500 V/3 mA (DT5780SD)
HV polarity configurable by ordering option
Vset/Vmon resolution: 0.1 V (DT5780); 0.01 V (DT5780SD)
Iset/Imon resolution: 0.01 µA (DT5780); 0.05 µA (DT5780SD)
Voltage ripple: 3 mmVpp (Min.), 5 mVpp (Max.)
User configurable Ramp-Up/Ramp-Down rates independently for each channel: 1÷ 500 V/s range in steps of 1 V/s
User configurable HV parameters independently for each channel
Overcurrent/OverTemperature alarms (Kill or Ramp selectable exit modes)
Channel Inhibit on DB9 and dedicated BNC conncteros, configurable logic by panel switch
Voltage limit, Vmax, software selectable with 20V resolution (DT5780) or 2V resolution (DT5780SD). Note: for HV firmware revisions minor than 2.2, Vmax resolution for DT5780SD is 20V)
Pulse Height Analysis (PHA): pulse height histogram (1k-2k-4k-8k-16k) built at software level
List mode: pulse height and time stamp for each event
Oscilloscope mode: input and internal filters waveforms
Uncorrelated: each channel operates independently (based on channel self-trigger)
Correlated: coincidence/anticoincidence among channels and/or an external trigger (TRG-IN)
External: channels are triggered by external trigger only (TRG-IN)
|Front Panel Digital I/O||
CLK-IN (AMP Modu II)
AC coupled differential Input Clock: LVDS, ECL, PECL, LVPECL, CML (single ended NIM/TTL available by orderable cable); Jitter<100ppm requested; can be used as external clock reference for single board or to synchronize the clocks of multiple boards, provided through a Fan In
General Purpose Output: NIM/ TTL, Zin = 50 Ω
Can be used to propagate the global trigger in multi-board synchronization (in combination with TRG-IN), as output register or Run ON/OFF status
External Trigger Input: NIM/TTL, Zin = 50 Ω
Can be used to force the event acquisition from all the channels of the board, to gate/veto the individual channel triggers, or to propagate the common trigger in multi-board synchronization (in combination with GPO)
General Purpose Input: NIM/TTL, Zin = 50 Ω
Can be used as SYNC/START in multi-board synchronization or Run ON/OFF Control
CAEN CONET proprietary protocol Up to 80 MB/s transfer rate Daisy chain capability: it is possible to connect up to 8 or 32 ADC modules to a single Optical Link Controller (A2818 or A3818 respectively)
USB 2.0 compliant
Up to 30 MB/s transfer rate
|Firmware||Firmware can be upgraded via USB/Optical Link|
Fully controlled by DPP-PHA Control Software and the MC˛ Analyzer spectroscopy Software
For developers: general purpose C libraries with demo samples available
Operating Supply Voltage
+12 VDC ± 10%
Consumptions(@ +12 VDC)
3.3 A (Typ.) for DT5780 ( ± 10% tolerance)
3.5 A (Typ.) for DT5780SD ( ± 10% tolerance)
The module is powered by external AC/DC stabilized power supply included in the kit (12 VDC, 45 W)
0 - 50°C Temperature Range - EMC compliant
|DT57xx-N67xx-DT55xx Win32 USB Driver(a)||3.4.8||April, 2013||XP, Vista, 7|
|Drivers 43.44 KB - Type: .zip|
|DT57xx-N67xx-DT55xx Win64 USB driver||3.4.9||Oct, 2014||x64bit Vista, x64bit 7, 8 (64bit)|
|Drivers 35.93 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|
|x724 - xx78x DPP-PHA FW CONET 2 Compliant||4.5_128.30||Feb, 2015|
|FW Package 1.37 MB - Type: .cfa|
|Release Notes 7.2 KB - Type: .txt|
|Digitizer Software||CAENUpgrader||Firmware Upgrade Tool for Front-end Boards Bridges & VME Power Supply|
|Digitizer Software||DPP-PHA Control Software||Software interface for DPP-PHA management|
|Digitizer Software||CAEN DeskBoot||Firmware Boot Controller for Front-End NIM and Desktop Digitizers|
|Digitizer Software||CAENDPP Library||High level library for CAEN boards running DPP firmware|
|Digitizer Software||MC˛Analyzer||Digital MCA Data Acquisition and Analysis Software|
|WDT5780XMAAA||DT5780M - Dual Digital MCA - 1 HVPS +5kV/300uA, 1 HVPS -5kV/300uA, 2 LVPS ±12V/100mA, ±24V/50mA|
|WDT5780XNAAA||DT5780N - Dual Digital MCA - 2 HVPS -5kV/300uA, 2 LVPS ±12V/100mA, ±24V/50mA|
|WDT5780XPAAA||DT5780P - Dual Digital MCA - 2 HVPS +5kV/300uA, 2 LVPS ±12V/100mA, ±24V/50mA|
|WDT5780SDXMA||DT5780SDM - Dual Digital MCA - 1 HVPS +500V/3mA, 1 HVPS -500V/3mA, 2 LVPS ±12V/100mA ±24V/50mA|
|WDT5780SDXNA||DT5780SDN - Dual Digital MCA - 2 HVPS -500V/3mA, 2 LVPS ±12V/100mA, ±24V/50mA|
|WDT5780SDXPA||DT5780SDP - Dual Digital MCA - 2 HVPS +500V/3mA, 2 LVPS ±12V/100mA, ±24V/50mA|
|A2818||PCI CONET Controller|
|A3818||PCI Express CONET2 Controller|
|CAENUpgrader||Firmware Upgrade Tool for Front-end Boards Bridges & VME Power Supply|
|DPP-PHA Control Software||Software interface for DPP-PHA management|
|CAEN DeskBoot||Firmware Boot Controller for Front-End NIM and Desktop Digitizers|
|CAENDPP Library||High level library for CAEN boards running DPP firmware|
|MC˛Analyzer||Digital MCA Data Acquisition and Analysis Software|
|UM3182 - DPP-PHA and MC2Analyzer User Manual||26 January 2015|
|DPP-PHA Registers Description||26 January 2015|
|UM2606 - DT5780 User Manual||02 February, 2016|
|DT5790 & x780 HV Registers Description||02 February, 2016|
|Application Notes||Last Update|
|The aim of this application note is to show the principles of operation and the results obtained in high resolution gamma spectroscopy using CAEN Digital Pulse Height Analyser, a dedicated system based on 724 digitizers and DPP-PHA firmware. AN2508 - CAEN Digital Pulse Height Analyser a digital approach to Radiation Spectroscopy||05 September, 2011|
|In the present Application Note we report the results obtained in internal tests of the MCA DT5780. We are going to show the resolution of the energy measurement of gamma and X rays obtained with a HPGe detector. The wide spectrum of energy available allows also to obtain a preliminary test of the linearity of our MCA. AN3110 - Energy Resolution and Linearity of the MCA CAEN DT5780||20 January, 2014|
|Slide Presentations||Last Update|
|SP5148 - Digital systems for Multi-Parametric analysis in Physics Applications (India - March 2016)||March, 2016|
|The purpose of this guide is to facilitate customer's approach to CAEN Desktop Digitizers and DT5780 (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||29 January, 2013|
|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|
|This guide wants to provide detailed instructions on how to make coincidences with CAEN digitizers series 720, 750 and 724 equipped with Digital Pulse Processing (DPP) firmware. GD2827 - How to make coincidences with CAEN digitizers||23 September, 2013|
|Brochures, Flyers||Last Update|
|This Brochure describes the 780 Digital MCA Family: 780 Family is a Family of compact Dual Digital 16k MCA with integrated HV Power Supply for nuclear spectroscopy. Available in Desktop and NIM form factor, it is ideally suited for high energy resolution semiconductor detectors, like HPGe and Silicon, connected to a Charge Sensitive Preamplifier. (ADOCUME00113) BF3265 - 780 Dual Digital MCA Family Flyer||March, 2016|
|White Paper||Last Update|
|This White Paper explains the possibilities offered by Digital Pulse Processing algorithms in Nuclear Physics applications: Pulse Triggering and Timing Filters, Pulse Height Analysis (DPP-PHA - Digital MCA), Charge Integration (DPP-CI - Digital QDC), Pulse Shape Discrimination (DPP-PSD - Neutron/gamma Discrimination), Time measurements. WP2081 - Digital Pulse Processing in Nuclear Physics||26 August, 2011|
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