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Up to 500 V

A154x - A151x - A7042

Features

  • From 12 to 48 independently controllable High Voltage channels
  • 0 ÷ 500 V output voltage (0 ÷ 250 V, A1519B only)
  • Maximum Current 0.5, 1, 10 mA or 1 mA/100 μA (dual range boards)
  • Individual Enable (A151x only)
  • Either DB37, DB25, Radiall Multipin or SHV connectors
  • Available with either positive, negative or mixed polarity
  • Up to 20 nA, 100 pA current set / monitor resolution
  • Up to 10 mV / 1 mV voltage set / monitor resolution
  • Very Low ripple, down to < 5 mVpp
  • 3 different channel grounding
    • Common Ground (AGxxxx)
    • Common Floating return (Axxxx)
    • Full Floating (A151x only)
  • Independently programmable for each channel:
    • Output voltage
    • Current limit
    • Ramp up/down
    • TRIP parameter
  • Current generator operation in overcurrent condition
  • Specific design for double side silicon detector (A151x)

Overview

This family of high voltage power supplies includes boards housing up to 48 independent output channels designed to provide voltage up to 500 V and current up to 10 mA.

All the boards are compatible with all CAEN Universal Multichannel Power Supply Systems and are available with two different grounding options: Common Ground (AGxxxx) or Common Floating Return (Axxxx), excluding the A151x family which is Fully Floating. Common Floating Return allows on-detector grounding reducing the noise level; the floating return is insulated from the crate earth up to ±50 V (with a 65 V hardware limit).

All the boards are provided with both current and voltage protections. If overcurrent occurs, the corresponding channel can be programmed either to turn of after a programmable trip time or to keep on providing the maximum allowed current. This feature allows the module to perform as a current generator.

The channels can be enabled or disabled through the Interlock logic. The voltage ramp rates may be set independently for each channel. The costumer can choose between different channel grounding. The HV Ramp up/down rates may be selected independently for each channel in the 1 ÷ 50 V/s range (1 V/s step) for the A151x, while in the 1 ÷ 100 V/s range (1 V/s step) for the x542, x541 and x7042 boards.

Universal Multichannel System - Mainframes

Modularity, Compatibility, Connectivity, Usability and Solidity are the keywords of the system design. The Mainframes have been specifically designed to power all detector technologies found in modern Physics Experiments, such as photomultipliers, wire chambers, streamers tubes, silicon detectors and others.

The systems are modular, flexible and match not only the requirements of major experiments with large number of channels but also the practical needs of test laboratories, where simple manual operations on a limited number of channels are often desired.

Mainframes

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Software

A complete set of Software Tools is available (free download) to control CAEN Universal Multichannel Power Supply Systems, from low level libraries to graphical application software:

CAEN, in collaboration with CERN, has developed an OPC server which allows control of its power supply systems by any OPC compliant client application.
HiVoCS HiVoCS is a Web Interface available on any SY4527-SY5527 CPU. This Interface can be accessed directly via browser without installing any additional software.
EPICS IOC Mainframes CPUs integrates an EPICS Input / Output Controller (IOC) that provides access to the Process Variables using the Channel Access Protocol.
CAEN HV Wrapper Library It is a set of ANSI C functions bundled in a library, providing the software developer an unified software interface for the control of all the CAEN Power Supply products
GECO2020 CAEN General Control SW for High Voltage Boards and Systems. it can manage and control CAEN HV power supplies in any form factor as if they were an unique device.

Models

Model Image No. of Channels Max Output V Max Output I Ripple Typ. Max Power per Channel Actions
A1511B A1511B 12 500 V 10 / 1 mA selectable < 30 mVpp 5 W QUOTE
A1512 A1512 12 500 V 1 / 0.1 mA selectable < 30 mVpp 0.5 W QUOTE
A1519B A1519B 12 250 V 1 / 0.1 mA selectable < 30 mVpp 0.25 W QUOTE
A1520P A1520P QUOTE
A1541 A1541 12 / 24 / 32 500 V 10 mA < 3 mVpp 5 W QUOTE
A1542 A1542 12 / 24 / 32 500 V 1 mA < 3 mVpp 0.5 W QUOTE
A1542H A1542H 12 / 24 / 32 500 V 1 mA / 100 µA selectable < 3 mVpp 0.5 W QUOTE
A7042 A7042 48 500 V 500 µA < 5 mVpp 250 mW QUOTE
AG541 AG541 12 / 24 / 32 500 V 10 mA < 3 mVpp 5 W QUOTE
AG542 AG542 12 / 24 / 32 500 V 1 mA < 3 mVpp 0.5 W QUOTE

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