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Message ID: 32     Entry time: Thu May 6 10:34:38 2010
Author: Aidan 
Type: Computing 
Category: Hartmann sensor 
Subject: EPICS and MEDM screen for Hartmann sensor - part 2 

I added the camera parameters to EPICS and the MEDM screen. These are available as channels now in EPICS and eventually there will be a python script that writes the EPICS value to those channels, but right now it is just a python script that reads the values off the Dalsa camera.

I updated the channels in /cvs/cds/caltech/chans/daq/C4TCS.ini so that these are saved to the daq and I also restarted the daq daemon.

The python script that gets the camera parameters is here: scripts/Dalsa1M60/GetCameraParameters.py and the script that writes the parameters to the EPICS channels is here scripts/dalsa_to_epics.py.

These are attached as is C4TCS.ini and HWS.db which defines the new channels.

Attachment 1: dalsa_to_epics.py  3 kB  Uploaded Thu May 6 11:40:40 2010  | Hide | Hide all | Show all

# Import the Dalsa1M60 packzge
import Dalsa1M60, subprocess

# define the serial command location
serial_cmd_location = '/opt/EDTpdv/serial_cmd'

# start a loop that continually gets the temperatures
getTemperatures = 1
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Attachment 2: GetCameraParameters.py  16 kB  Uploaded Thu May 6 11:40:54 2010  | Hide | Hide all | Show all

#       GetCameraParameters - a module for getting the Dalsa 1M60 parameters
#       Part of the Dalsa1M60 python package
#       GetCameraParameters( serial_cmd_location  )
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Attachment 3: HWS.db  927 Bytes  Uploaded Thu May 6 11:41:22 2010  | Show | Hide all | Show all
Attachment 4: C4TCS.ini  428 Bytes  Uploaded Thu May 6 11:41:52 2010  | Hide | Hide all | Show all
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