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XC18V04 Serial Prom IDCODE not recognized by Impact

SIS3100, SIS3300, SIS3301 SIS3820 and several other Struck boards use the Xilinx XC18V04 Serial PROM to hold the firmware that is uploaded to the FPGA at power up. Depending on the Impact version and the Silicon of the XC18V04  you may get … Continue reading

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New SIS3316 firmware online

New SIS3316 firmware online under struck.de/sis3316firm.html . Featuring fully licensed Ethernet core and external bank switch. release related to Firmware Versions – VME FPGA: V3316-2003 (0x33162003) – ADC FPGAs: V0250-0003 (0x02500003) Bug fixes: – UDP read of ADC FPGA Status … Continue reading

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New SIS3316 250 MSPS 14-bit digitizer firmware with standalone Ethernet support

The 2nd major revision of the SIS3316 firmware is online under www.struck.de/sis3316firm.html. Besides bug fixes it offers GBit Ethernet functionality and a dual threshold mechanism.

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Framework for custom firmware for SIS3305 GSPS Digitizer available

User firmware designs for the 8 channel 1.25 GSPS 10-bit SIS3305 digitizer can be based on the new framwork. The user has access to the data stream from the ADC chip and control over the memory controller. The VME interface provides 16 registers … Continue reading

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SIS3820 Multi Purpose Scaler Firmware 0x010f Release

Early first time slice bug fix with channel N LNE source (with signal on channel N).   The mcs file is available under www.struck.de/sis3820010f.mcs

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Paper on SIS3301 100 MS/s 14-bit digitizer in the LUX Dark Matter Experiment DAQ

A preprint with the description of the use of the SIS3301 VME digitizers in the data acquisition chain of the liquid Xenon LUX Dark Matter detector was released on August 11th. 2011. A total of 122 PMTs is read out … Continue reading

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New SIS8300 V2 digitizer firmware 0x1102 online

Please go to sis8300firm.html to access the current 0x1102 firmware for the V2 hardware design. The underlying FPGA VHDL project will be made available on request. A user DMA interface as well as the possiblity to generate interrupts from user firmware … Continue reading

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Updated firmware for SIS3305 and SIS3320-250 online

A modification for the SIS3305 relating to pileup behaviour in gate mode is available for the SIS3305 under www.struck.de/sis3305firm.html. A MBLT64 related bug fix for the SIS3320-250 is available under www.struck.de/sis3320firm.htm

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SIS3320-250 firmware below 0x2004 exhibits IACK daisy chain issue

Be advised that the 0x2004 firmware should be used for proper IACk daisy chain behaviour. The firmware can be downloaded from www.struck.de/sis3320firm.htm. Serial numbers 29 and above were shipped with generic firmware 0x2004 by default.

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New start/stop delay feature in SIS3820 clock distributor firmware

The SIS3820 clock module is used to distribute a synchronous clock to SIS330x digitizer boards. In addition it can be used as a clock fan out module for the start/stop signal. The most recent 0xE205 firmware has a 24-bit delay register which … Continue reading

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