|DT5730 digitizer is provided with FPGAs that can run Digital Pulse Processing firmware for Physics Applications:|
DT5730 digitizer running DPP-PHA firmware becomes a digital replacement of Shaping Amplifier and Peak Sensing ADC (Multi-Channel Analyzer) by means of digital trapezoidal filters.
DT5730 digitizer running DPP-PSD firmware becomes a digital replacement of dual gate QDC, discriminator and gate generator.
DT5730 digitizer running DPP-ZLE firmware becomes able to transfer digitized waveforms in compressed mode thanks to an enhanced Zero Suppression algorithm.
154x50x164 mm3 (WxHxD) Desktop
Full Scale Range
0.5 or 2 Vpp
Programmable DAC for DC offset adj.
Range: ± 1 V
Simultaneously on each channel
|ADC CLOCK GENERATION||
Clock source: internal/external
On-board PLL provides ADC sampling clock generation from an internal (50 MHz loc. 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 custom cable)
External trigger input
NIM/TTL, Zin = 50 Ohm
General purpose output
NIM/TTL, Rt = 50 Ohm
General purpose input
NIM/TTL, Zin = 50 Ohm
640 kS/ch or 5.12 MS/ch
Multi-Event Buffer with independent read and write access divisible into 1 ÷ 1024 buffers
Programmable event size and pre-post trigger
GPO digital output
Trigger Time Stamp
Standard FW, DPP-ZLE FW: 31-bit counter, 16 ns resolution, 17 s range
DPP-PSD FW: 31-bit counter, 2 ns resolution, (4 s range), expandable to 64-bit
DPP-PHA FW: 30-bit counter, 2 ns resolution (2 s range), expandable to 64-bit
One-to-many clock distribution from
an external clock source on CLK-IN
Clock Cable delay compensation
Sync Start/Stop through digital I/O (TRG-IN input, GPO output)
External Trigger Time Stamp reset
|ADC & MEMORY CONTROLLER FPGA||Altera Cyclone EP4CE30 (one FPGA serves 4 channels)|
CAEN CONET proprietary protocol,
up to 80 MB/s transfer rate
Daisy chainable: it is possible to
connect up to 8/32 ADC modules to a
single Optical Link Controller (Mod.A2818/A3818)
USB 2.0 compliant
Transfer rate up to 30 MB/s
Digital Oscilloscope function
Factory provided with the digitizer
Firmware can be upgraded via Optical Link
Special firmware for Digital Pulse Processing
DPP-PSD, DPP-PHA supported
DPP-ZLEplus COMING SOON
|POWER CONSUMPTIONS||2.8 A @ 12 V (Typ.)|
|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|
|x730 Default FW||4.8_0.5||November, 2015|
|FW Package 1.25 MB - Type: .cfa|
|Release Note 4.01 KB - Type: .txt|
|x730 Default FW Beta Version(*)||4.11_0.6||May, 2016|
|FW Package 1.25 MB - Type: .cfa|
|Release Notes 5.37 KB - Type: .txt|
|Digitizer Software||CAENScope||Digitizer Software for Signal Inspection and Waveform Recording (New Version)|
|DPP Firmware/Software Tools (Digitizer)||DPP-PHA||Digital Pulse Processing for the Pulse Height Analysis (formerly DPP-TF)|
|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|
|DPP Firmware/Software Tools (Digitizer)||DPP-PSD||Digital Pulse Processing for the Pulse Shape Discrimination|
|Digitizer Software||CAEN DeskBoot||Firmware Boot Controller for Front-End NIM and Desktop Digitizers|
|Digitizer Software||MC˛Analyzer||Digital MCA Data Acquisition and Analysis Software|
|WDT5730BXAAA||DT5730B - 8 Ch. 14 bit 500 MS/s Digitizer: 5.12MS/ch, CE30, SE|
|WDT5730XAAAA||DT5730 - 8 Ch. 14 bit 500 MS/s Digitizer: 640kS/ch, CE30, SE|
|A2818||PCI CONET Controller|
|A3818||PCI Express CONET2 Controller|
|CAENScope||Digitizer Software for Signal Inspection and Waveform Recording (New Version)|
|DPP-PHA||Digital Pulse Processing for the Pulse Height Analysis (formerly DPP-TF)|
|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|
|DPP-PSD||Digital Pulse Processing for the Pulse Shape Discrimination|
|CAEN DeskBoot||Firmware Boot Controller for Front-End NIM and Desktop Digitizers|
|MC˛Analyzer||Digital MCA Data Acquisition and Analysis Software|
|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|
|UM3148 - DT5730 & DT5725 User Manual||10 June, 2016|
|UM5118 - 725-730 Waveform Recording Firmware Registers||December 6th, 2016|
|Application Notes||Last Update|
|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|
|Slide Presentations||Last Update|
|SP5148 - Digital systems for Multi-Parametric analysis in Physics Applications (India - March 2016)||March, 2016|
|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||18 May, 2014|
|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|
|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|
|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||02 November, 2016|
|This QuickStart Guide contains the basic information and commands that will let you use CAENScope (CAEN Digitizer Oscilloscope Tool) in few steps. GD2484 - CAENScope QuickStart Guide||30 September, 2011|
|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|
|This Brochure describes the 725 and 730 Digitizer Families. Resolution: 14-bit; Sampling rate: 730 family = 500 MS/s, 725 Family= 250 MS/s. They are available in three form factors: VME (16/8 input channels), NIM (8 input channels) and Desktop (8 input channels). x725 and x730 digitizers can run three Digital Pulse Processing firmware for Physics Applications: DPP.PHA, DPP-PSD. DPP-ZLE. BF3949 - 725/730 Digitizer Families Flyer||March, 2016|
|Scientific Articles||Last Update|
|Scientists have designed a novel low-energy nuclear reaction imaging technique to detect the presence of nuclear materials such as weapons-grade uranium and plutonium in cargo containers The method relies on a combination of neutrons and high-energy photons to detect shielded radioactive materials inside the containers. The signals produced by photon and neutron detectors were digitized using 14-bit, 500-MHz, 8-channel desktop digitizers (CAEN DT5730). Rose, P. B. et al. Uncovering Special Nuclear Materials by Low-energy Nuclear Reaction Imaging. Sci. Rep. 6, 24388; DOI: 10.1038/srep24388 (2016). AR5151 - Uncovering Special Nuclear Materials by Low-energy Nuclear Reaction Imaging||18 April 2016|
|This paper presents a system devised to separate neutron and gamma ray pulses through pulse shape discrimination (PSD) using liquid scintillators and SiPM technology. The raw SiPM pulses are processed using CAEN digitizer (V1730 and V1751). Pulses were processed either through the on-board Digital Pulse Processing (DPP) PSD algorithms, allowing the digitisers Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) to perform the charge integration, or the waveform was simply recorded for post-processing with external, in-house analysis software. M P Taggart et al 2016 J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 763 012007 - DOI:10.1088/1742-6596/763/1/012007 AR5553 - Neutron-gamma discrimination via PSD plastic scintillator and SiPMs||11 May, 2016|
|Data Sheet||Last Update|
|The 730 is a family of 14-bit, 500 MS/s Flash ADC Waveform Digitizers. It is available in three form factors: VME (16 input channels), NIM (8 input channels) and Desktop (8 input channels). x730 digitizers can run three Digital Pulse Processing firmware for Physics Applications: DPP.PHA, DPP-PSD. DPP-ZLEplus. DS3153 - 730 Digitizer Family (8/16 Channel 14-bit 500 MS/s Digitizer) Data Sheet||20 May, 2016|
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