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MultiX Multi2000 Pocket 8x32 MultiX LF
OEM UT board 8x32 OEM UT board 16x64 OEM EC single channel Pocket 16x64

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Technical specifications  

M2M

Multiplexed architecture: 16x64, 32x128, 64x256  or 128x512 (pulsers x channels)

Additional configurations available on an 8x32 basis

MULTI2000


Acquisition

  • Hardware acquisition gates; unlimited number of software gates
  • Synchronization of gates
  • Acquisition trigger on event (e.g. threshold, detected echo)
  • Acquisition on user specified trigger (e.g. time, mechanical trigger)
  • Acquisition of raw signals and/or summed data
  • Choice of data acquired (e.g. RF, peaks)
  • Real-time image display during acquisition
  • User definable inspection configuration
  • Public file format for parameters (XML) and data (binary)
  • Maximum data flow > 30 MB/s.
  • Maximum acquisition rate: 20 kHz

Phased-array

  • Customized focusing, electronic scanning, and sectorial scanning
  • Inspection mode: pulse echo or transmit receive modes (same probe or two probes)
  • Dynamic Depth Focusing with electronic selection of elements
  • Fast multiplexing of focal laws during electronic scanning via storage of focal laws on 32Mo hardware RAM
  • Imaging adapted to focusing
  • Corrected images (e.g. linear, sectorial BScan)

Pulsers

  • Adjustable voltage: 30 to 200 V with 1V steps
  • Negative rectangular pulse, adjustable width: 30 ns to 1.2 µs, steps of 2.5 ns, fall time < 10 ns (200 V, 50Ω)
  • Maximum PRF 30 kHz with change of focal laws 

Receivers

  • Bandwidth: 0.5 to 25 MHz
  • Adjustable gain on each channel from 0 to 80 dB
  • Adjustable analog DAC 80 dB (max. 20 dB/µs) synchronized on events
  • Crosstalk between two channels: gain > 50 dB
  • Maximum input signal amplitude ± 1V  

Digitizer

  • Digitizing and real-time summation on 8-channel boards
  • Maximum sampling frequency: 100 MHz (adjustable from 100 MHz to 6.6 MHz)
  • Range: 10 bits
  • Input impedance: 50Ω
  • Global delay: 0 up to 1.6 ms, steps of 10ns
  • Delay laws at transmission/reception: 0 to 20 µs, steps of 2.5 ns
  • Digitizing: up to 65,000 samples
  • Digital and analog FIR filters

Simulation of ultrasonic field, focal law computation

  • Simulation tools (CIVA subset)
  • Complete description of the testing configuration
  • Focal law and associated ultrasonic field computation
  • 3D interactive display

Input-Output

  • USB2 for data transfer
  • 2 FRB (Hypertronix) for phased-array probe
  • Encoders input
  • External power supply input

Online processors

  • 2 CPUs (PowerPC) on CPU board allow fast and flexible processing options

Platform

  • Software environment: Windows XP
  • Usb2 link between hardware and PC (desktop or laptop)

Compatibility

  • Multi2000 and MultiX imaging and analysis compatible with CIVA
  • NDT configuration compatible with CIVA
  • MASERA Software: data analysis