High Speed Data Acquisition Board

The High Speed Data Acquisition Board has onboard ADCs and FPGAs which can be used for data acquisition as well as DSP processing. The board is of 6U dimension featuring hybrid VME-VXS interfaces for high speed backplane communication. The air-cooled board has Ethernet links and RocketIO links for data communication.

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High Speed Data Acquisition Board

The High Speed Data Acquisition Board has onboard ADCs and FPGAs which can be used for data acquisition as well as DSP processing. The board is of 6U dimension featuring hybrid VME-VXS interfaces for high speed backplane communication. The air-cooled board has Ethernet links and RocketIO links for data communication.

The board is used in data acquisition and processing system in electronic warfare application. This board is used in radar characterization and identification system.

KEY FEATURES

  • High speed data acquisition capability with 12-bit ADC at 1333 Msps
  • Time of arrival resolution of 8ns for internal trigger and 2.5ns for external trigger
  • Onboard clock generation for ADC sampling with  programmability for: 1333, 500, 666 and 125 Msps
  • Dead time of less than 400ns between two triggers
  • 256 point FFT calculation in real time in Virtex-6 FPGA to  validate trigger in frequency domain
  • Signal conditioning card providing BPF and LPF filtering for all channels
  • Programmable Pre-trigger and Post-trigger samples in  steps of 4 samples
  • Windows based GUI application with supported APIs for sending commands to card through Ethernet, VME
  • Two trigger modes supported: programmable internal and external trigger