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Subject: Re: Recommendations for EPICS Based Data Acquisition System
From: Heinz Junkes <junkes@fhi-berlin.mpg.de>
To: Matt Rippa <mrippa@gemini.edu>
Cc: Rolando Rogers <rrogers@gemini.edu>, Talk EPICS Tech <tech-talk@aps.anl.gov>
Date: Thu, 7 Dec 2017 15:13:00 +0100
Aloha Matt,

I am still using (buying) VMEbus stuff.

I am happy with

MVME6100 (alternative MVME2500)
Digitizer Struck SIS16
MAXv motor controller
Highland waveform generator

Running RTEMS 5 with EPICS 7 on them.

Heinz


> On 6. Dec 2017, at 21:54, Matt Rippa <mrippa@gemini.edu> wrote:
> 
> Aloha,
> 
> I'm looking for your recommendations on the latest data acquisition
> hardware, compatible with EPICS.
> 
> Our Secondary Mirror system at Gemini has a 1 meter diameter,
> 55 kg mass. There's 3 degrees of freedom and a 5 kHz control loop.
> The system was designed in the 90's by Lockheed Martin, based on
> a DOS PC with an ISA backplane (PICMG 1.0) and a DSP data
> acquisition board with 16 bit ADC's and DAC's. The DOS PC interfaces
> with an EPICS IOC via Reflected Memory. 
> 
> In 2010 I did a conceptual redesign based on a Hytec Blade 9010 using
> IP cards and an Intel CPU running RTEMS. Today it seems FPGA's are
> a popular choice for data acquisition. Perhaps a Xylinx zynq solution?
> Would anyone still consider VME?
> 
> I have no requirement for 5 kHz EPICS control.  Although that's intriguing.
> 
> Thanks for your time.
> 
> -Matt

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