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Development status: Released, Release: first
Information status: Updated
Repository: http://svn.code.sf.net/p/tango-ds/code/DeviceClasses/Vacuum/MKSGaugeController

Class Description

This Device will manage the MKS 937A Gauge Controller through a SerialLine Tango Device Server.
It will read Pressure for each Channel, Combination Channels, Modules installed, Firmware version and relays state. Last update: srubio@cells.es, 2007/09/20

Families: Vacuum

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Language: Python



Class interface


Name Description
P1Scalar: DevDouble
P2Scalar: DevDouble
P3Scalar: DevDouble
P4Scalar: DevDouble
P5Scalar: DevDouble
C1Scalar: DevDouble
C2Scalar: DevDouble
ChannelStateSpectrum: DevString
ChannelValueScalar: DevDouble
CombChannelStateScalar: DevString
CombChannelValueScalar: DevDouble
FirmwareVersionScalar: DevString
ModulesInstalledScalar: DevString
PressureValuesSpectrum: DevDouble


Name Description
StateInput: DevVoid
Output: State
This command gets the device state (stored in its device_state data member) and returns it to the caller.
StatusInput: DevVoid
Output: DevString
This command gets the device status (stored in its device_status data member) and returns it to the caller.
SendCommandInput: DevString
Output: DevString
Sends a command directly to the device through the rs232 line



Name Description
RefreshDevLong Period (in seconds) for the internal refresh thread.
SerialLineDevString SerialLine Device Server to connect with
NChannelsDevLong Number of Pressure Channels available
NCombChannelsDevLong Number of Combination Channels available

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20 Apr 2017, Piotr Goryl
The device class has been updated.
You can see previous version here .

23 Feb 2017, Piotr Goryl
The device class has been added to catalogue.
Added by:pgoryl2 on:23 Feb 2017, 11:46 a.m.