Miniature Multichannel Analyzer Module
The MCA527microE is a very small ultra low power multichannel analyzer module designed for direct integration into a detector housing. It is intended for use in NaI- and CdZnTe-detectors but it is also suitable for other applications such as neutron counters or CsI detectors. In conjunction with a preamplifier and a high voltage power supply it is possible to realize an ultra compact spectrometer.
The application programs from our MCA software family are free of charge and allows tomoperate the device as a general purpose multi channel analyzer, multi channel scaler, universal counter or oscilloscope.
Input DC coupled
Differential input voltage range ±1V
Common mode voltage 1.5V
14bit, 10 MSps
Integral non-linearity <0.05%.
Temperature stability TK 50.
Digital signal processing
Double differential trigger filter, special slow trigger filter to support slow scintillation detectors as CsI or SrI.
Pile-up-suppression, pulse pair resolution ~400ns.
Automated and manual adjustment of trigger threshold.
Shaping time adjustable in the range 0.1 – 2μs.
Flat top adjustable 0 – 15μs.
Maximum number of channels: 2K
Differential non-linearity <1% for 2K resolution and 1μs shaping time.
Base line restorer.
PZC adjustment, detector decay time constants from 40μs to 1ms can be compensated.
Peak stabilization possible.
Direct input: for analyzing fall time <40μs or
Gaussian shaped signals.
Oscilloscope mode shows signal as well as trigger filter and main filter signals.
A default configuration for optimum results can be stored within the device with a special software tool.
RMII (Ethernet), TTL UART up to 3MBaud (RS232, RS485, RS422, USB with converter) Transceivers (PHYs) for Ethernet and USB are not integrated. It must be attached with additional circuit. Extension boards with RJ45 and micro USB sockets are available as accessory.