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*Updates
 
*Updates
 
**HCal
 
**HCal
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***issue between TI, one bad transceiver in one HCAL TI, replaced and working in stand alone
 +
***fixed prescales ( bug in readout list ) - now working
 +
***cosmics calibration on-going
 +
***combined run - replayed run - timing need to be adjusted for TI - can look at it today now TS is working
 +
***load slot error
 +
***Bryan managed to convert script in systemd, now threshold are restored when crate is power cycled ( running )
 +
***EDTM pulser work : mostly installed but need to be tested.
 +
***Ellen set up Raspberry pi , given the PVs , can look at the values and make a GUI, want to add as check to shift checklist
 
**Bigbite Shower
 
**Bigbite Shower
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***taking data, Provokar focusing on calibration and optimizing HV
 +
***Mark changed TDC to available 1190 in hodo instead of F1
 +
***data looks ok for shower, preshower might need adjustement
 
**Hodoscope
 
**Hodoscope
 +
***calibration using cosmics run, might need to tweak a few channel
 +
***calibrating NINO threshold : want to start with 1.6 V threshold
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***d
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**GRINCH
 +
***FADC in the crate and cabled
 +
***readout being worked
 +
***will look
 +
***need to find a better trigger with LED for more efficient data taking
 +
***NINO threshold set back to 1.5 V
 
**CDet
 
**CDet
 
**LHRS
 
**LHRS
 +
***measured latency 1.08 us, will adjust and take data
 +
***will implement Fastbus
 +
***will plug L1A into scaler
 +
***prescale GUI for TS
 +
***start and end of run scripts, EPICS and scaler working
 +
***deadtime monitor, need L1A in scaler
 +
***will implement with full config
 
**GEM Bigbite INFN
 
**GEM Bigbite INFN
***
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*** things are going well overall, just one chamber needing work
**GEM Bigbite UVA
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*** all modules took data and seems to work
 +
*** working on enabling FIR
 +
**UVA clean room
 +
***almost finished cabling
 +
***waiting for VTP
 
**GEn RP chamber
 
**GEn RP chamber
 
**Helicity
 
**Helicity
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***waiting for opportunity to test the helicity in sbs account
 +
***will go on sbsvme29 eventually, can do basic testing on sbsvme29 until signals are fed there
 
**Beamline/scalers
 
**Beamline/scalers
 
+
***set up patch panel BNC to LEMO to go SBS DAQ
 +
***will work with Heidi start pulling cable
 +
***will use the L shape cable tray : slight modification
 +
***will start laying cables Friday afternoon
 +
***might need one more bundle
 +
***patch panel : will need to plug into helicity scaler
 +
***need to fan out BCM cable in DAQ bunker - add logic fan
 +
***need to copy helicty signal
  
 
*On going tasks
 
*On going tasks
**Cable to weldment ( Jack ? )
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**Cable to weldment ( David / Heidi  by mid week of Monday 27th )
 
**cabling scaler/beamline crate ( David , Bob 50%)
 
**cabling scaler/beamline crate ( David , Bob 50%)
**HRS to TS and timing ( Bob, Maria 0% )
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**HRS to TS and timing ( Bob, Maria 50% )
**EPICS / start End of run logging script (Alex, Bob) - need ER for insertion -  
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**EPICS / start End of run logging script (Alex, Bob 50%) - need ER for insertion -  
**script check MPD sync ( Ben , Andrew ) - is new firmware ready ? check with Ben
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**script check MPD sync ( Ben , Andrew ) - is new firmware ready ? check with Ben : code to unpack information already written - need run with those data - timestamp need some work
**RF (Alex, Bob ) - located RF prescaler and signal - need to send to HRS and SBS weldment - need add F1 for RF - can put in FADC avalaible ? -
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**RF (Alex, Bob ) - located RF prescaler and signal - need to send to HRS and SBS weldment - need add F1 for RF - can put in FADC avalaible ?  
 
**sync check scripts ( Andrew , Alex )
 
**sync check scripts ( Andrew , Alex )
**EDTM at least 1 Hz for helicity
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**EDTM at least 1 Hz for helicity ( Scott, Arun, Mark ? ) Just need to check it is working : look for 10 Hz EDTM - need to put in TDC too
**Hodoscope v1190 clock ( Alex , Mark , Ralph)  
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**Hodoscope v1190 clock ( Alex , Mark , Ralph) - still need to be checked - corrupted data when installed
 
***check if calibration is needed after switch
 
***check if calibration is needed after switch
**Full configration all crates ( Alex, Bryan ) - can attach process to components  
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**Full configration all crates ( Alex, Bryan ) - can attach process to components - just finish CODA config
**need setup screens for online display and analysis, Hall A tools on big screen - can make a map file  
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**need setup screens for online display and analysis, Hall A tools on big screen - can make a map file -
 
**data rate test with new computer and 3 VTPs ( Alex, Bryan ) -  
 
**data rate test with new computer and 3 VTPs ( Alex, Bryan ) -  
 
**test GEM zero supression ( Sean, Holly )- done  
 
**test GEM zero supression ( Sean, Holly )- done  
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**suggest taking all detectors cosmics every night - took a few runs !
 
**suggest taking all detectors cosmics every night - took a few runs !
 
**add scaler crate to full config ( Alex, Steve )
 
**add scaler crate to full config ( Alex, Steve )
**coincidence trigger (done ? ) - need fine tune inputs at TS
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**coincidence trigger (done ) - need fine tune inputs at TS
**EDTM- starting will work on it this afternoon
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**BB CAL and HCAL at TS - delayed after coincidence (Mark, done ) - need the RC box for FADC ref channel -  need delay single triggers - add GRINCH LED -
**BB CAL and HCAL at TS - delayed after coincidence (Mark, done )
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**reference channel to all crates - need HCal and Shower + RF
 
**reference channel to all crates - need HCal and Shower + RF
 
**Final CODA config (Bryan, Alex)
 
**Final CODA config (Bryan, Alex)
 
**add FADCs for shower sum and HODO ( Mark, David ?)
 
**add FADCs for shower sum and HODO ( Mark, David ?)
**add FADCs for GRINCH (Bryan/Alex)  
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**add FADCs for GRINCH (Bryan/Alex) - need read out configured  - token passing and config file -
**read threshold for discriminator from with RPi be Ellen, need give code to Steve
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**read threshold for discriminator from with RPi be Ellen, need give code to Steve - could add in logentry or wiki for adding in other scripts
**scaler gating with TS (Alex)
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**scaler gating with TS (Alex) , need include code in readout list - Steve looking at adding to TS list
 
+
**MPD crates on hareboot6 - can be power cycled remotely
 +
** put UVA GEM LV on reboot switch
  
 
*Issues
 
*Issues
 +
**transceiver issues
 +
***might need to replace
 +
***reset issue possible
 +
*** 1 out of 4 HRS run with TS, if reboot TS usually fixes it
 
**network issue : one short fiber replaced, will try to put in protective tube
 
**network issue : one short fiber replaced, will try to put in protective tube
 
**LHRS TI : working now
 
**LHRS TI : working now
**GEM with TS hanging - need to check
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**GEM with TS hanging - real MPD out of sync - fixed with new firmware
 
**Shower FADC bad channel - FADC replaced but problem could not be reproduce - need to test more  
 
**Shower FADC bad channel - FADC replaced but problem could not be reproduce - need to test more  
**HCAL FADC bad channel
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**HCAL FADC bad channel - repaired by Bill - jumper wiggled loose - if no pedestal - could be this jumper
 
**HCAL ROC16 fiber - will double check if fiber 5 enabled - use slave5 - added additionnal fiber for ROC16 -  
 
**HCAL ROC16 fiber - will double check if fiber 5 enabled - use slave5 - added additionnal fiber for ROC16 -  
**warning PEB ROC - Bryan checking with Dave - might incorrect flag - not sure why - but data still in sync since only happens  
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**warning PEB ROC - Bryan checking with Dave - might incorrect flag - not sure why - but data still in sync since only happens - might be the data corruption from FAN IO - might be fixed now - also had
**Shower F1 issue at high rate - need to check with OT#2 - check at sync event implemented - DMA error might come from multiple pulsing - switched to 1190
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**Shower F1 issue at high rate - need to check with OT#2 - check at sync event implemented - DMA error might come from multiple pulsing - switched to 1190 -
 
**Helicity scaler readout : issues working with same DMA configuration - scalers doing regular VME  
 
**Helicity scaler readout : issues working with same DMA configuration - scalers doing regular VME  
**need copy of L1A for helicity scaler
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**need copy of L1A for helicity scaler - can send TI output ? will look at L1A TS output - might
 
**Full config still hanging on LHRS and HCAL busy
 
**Full config still hanging on LHRS and HCAL busy
**GEM firmware  
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**GEM firmware - now GEM should be ok - buffering should - shower and GEM
 
+
 
*use HV EPICS : type go_hv on aslow on adaqsc , need people to check if it works and if mapping is correct
 
*use HV EPICS : type go_hv on aslow on adaqsc , need people to check if it works and if mapping is correct
 +
**control system studio try self update and NFS down
 +
**EPICS server need to be started at boot, Ole and Bryan
 +
**can put documentation for other control
 +
 +
*Helicity board : 2 avalaible
 +
*F1 : need to test high rate
 +
 +
*could increase threshold  - window width 1000 ns maybe - need to be optimized - 40 ns - no remote threshold right now - on camac - might be able to control
 +
288 channels = 18 NIM modules

Latest revision as of 10:37, 24 September 2021

  • Updates
    • HCal
      • issue between TI, one bad transceiver in one HCAL TI, replaced and working in stand alone
      • fixed prescales ( bug in readout list ) - now working
      • cosmics calibration on-going
      • combined run - replayed run - timing need to be adjusted for TI - can look at it today now TS is working
      • load slot error
      • Bryan managed to convert script in systemd, now threshold are restored when crate is power cycled ( running )
      • EDTM pulser work : mostly installed but need to be tested.
      • Ellen set up Raspberry pi , given the PVs , can look at the values and make a GUI, want to add as check to shift checklist
    • Bigbite Shower
      • taking data, Provokar focusing on calibration and optimizing HV
      • Mark changed TDC to available 1190 in hodo instead of F1
      • data looks ok for shower, preshower might need adjustement
    • Hodoscope
      • calibration using cosmics run, might need to tweak a few channel
      • calibrating NINO threshold : want to start with 1.6 V threshold
      • d
    • GRINCH
      • FADC in the crate and cabled
      • readout being worked
      • will look
      • need to find a better trigger with LED for more efficient data taking
      • NINO threshold set back to 1.5 V
    • CDet
    • LHRS
      • measured latency 1.08 us, will adjust and take data
      • will implement Fastbus
      • will plug L1A into scaler
      • prescale GUI for TS
      • start and end of run scripts, EPICS and scaler working
      • deadtime monitor, need L1A in scaler
      • will implement with full config
    • GEM Bigbite INFN
      • things are going well overall, just one chamber needing work
      • all modules took data and seems to work
      • working on enabling FIR
    • UVA clean room
      • almost finished cabling
      • waiting for VTP
    • GEn RP chamber
    • Helicity
      • waiting for opportunity to test the helicity in sbs account
      • will go on sbsvme29 eventually, can do basic testing on sbsvme29 until signals are fed there
    • Beamline/scalers
      • set up patch panel BNC to LEMO to go SBS DAQ
      • will work with Heidi start pulling cable
      • will use the L shape cable tray : slight modification
      • will start laying cables Friday afternoon
      • might need one more bundle
      • patch panel : will need to plug into helicity scaler
      • need to fan out BCM cable in DAQ bunker - add logic fan
      • need to copy helicty signal
  • On going tasks
    • Cable to weldment ( David / Heidi by mid week of Monday 27th )
    • cabling scaler/beamline crate ( David , Bob 50%)
    • HRS to TS and timing ( Bob, Maria 50% )
    • EPICS / start End of run logging script (Alex, Bob 50%) - need ER for insertion -
    • script check MPD sync ( Ben , Andrew ) - is new firmware ready ? check with Ben : code to unpack information already written - need run with those data - timestamp need some work
    • RF (Alex, Bob ) - located RF prescaler and signal - need to send to HRS and SBS weldment - need add F1 for RF - can put in FADC avalaible ?
    • sync check scripts ( Andrew , Alex )
    • EDTM at least 1 Hz for helicity ( Scott, Arun, Mark ? ) Just need to check it is working : look for 10 Hz EDTM - need to put in TDC too
    • Hodoscope v1190 clock ( Alex , Mark , Ralph) - still need to be checked - corrupted data when installed
      • check if calibration is needed after switch
    • Full configration all crates ( Alex, Bryan ) - can attach process to components - just finish CODA config
    • need setup screens for online display and analysis, Hall A tools on big screen - can make a map file -
    • data rate test with new computer and 3 VTPs ( Alex, Bryan ) -
    • test GEM zero supression ( Sean, Holly )- done
    • GEM cosmics ( Sean, Holly )
    • Shower cosmics (Arun, Provokar )
    • HCAL cosmics (Scott)
    • GRINCH cosmics ( Bradley )
    • Hodoscope cosmics ( Ralph )
    • DAQ documentation ( Alex, Rachel ,Don)
    • suggest taking all detectors cosmics every night - took a few runs !
    • add scaler crate to full config ( Alex, Steve )
    • coincidence trigger (done ) - need fine tune inputs at TS
    • BB CAL and HCAL at TS - delayed after coincidence (Mark, done ) - need the RC box for FADC ref channel - need delay single triggers - add GRINCH LED -
    • reference channel to all crates - need HCal and Shower + RF
    • Final CODA config (Bryan, Alex)
    • add FADCs for shower sum and HODO ( Mark, David ?)
    • add FADCs for GRINCH (Bryan/Alex) - need read out configured - token passing and config file -
    • read threshold for discriminator from with RPi be Ellen, need give code to Steve - could add in logentry or wiki for adding in other scripts
    • scaler gating with TS (Alex) , need include code in readout list - Steve looking at adding to TS list
    • MPD crates on hareboot6 - can be power cycled remotely
    • put UVA GEM LV on reboot switch
  • Issues
    • transceiver issues
      • might need to replace
      • reset issue possible
      • 1 out of 4 HRS run with TS, if reboot TS usually fixes it
    • network issue : one short fiber replaced, will try to put in protective tube
    • LHRS TI : working now
    • GEM with TS hanging - real MPD out of sync - fixed with new firmware
    • Shower FADC bad channel - FADC replaced but problem could not be reproduce - need to test more
    • HCAL FADC bad channel - repaired by Bill - jumper wiggled loose - if no pedestal - could be this jumper
    • HCAL ROC16 fiber - will double check if fiber 5 enabled - use slave5 - added additionnal fiber for ROC16 -
    • warning PEB ROC - Bryan checking with Dave - might incorrect flag - not sure why - but data still in sync since only happens - might be the data corruption from FAN IO - might be fixed now - also had
    • Shower F1 issue at high rate - need to check with OT#2 - check at sync event implemented - DMA error might come from multiple pulsing - switched to 1190 -
    • Helicity scaler readout : issues working with same DMA configuration - scalers doing regular VME
    • need copy of L1A for helicity scaler - can send TI output ? will look at L1A TS output - might
    • Full config still hanging on LHRS and HCAL busy
    • GEM firmware - now GEM should be ok - buffering should - shower and GEM
  • use HV EPICS : type go_hv on aslow on adaqsc , need people to check if it works and if mapping is correct
    • control system studio try self update and NFS down
    • EPICS server need to be started at boot, Ole and Bryan
    • can put documentation for other control
  • Helicity board : 2 avalaible
  • F1 : need to test high rate
  • could increase threshold - window width 1000 ns maybe - need to be optimized - 40 ns - no remote threshold right now - on camac - might be able to control

288 channels = 18 NIM modules