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Development status: Released, Release: release_3_13
Information status: New
Repository: http://svn.code.sf.net/p/tango-ds/code/DeviceClasses/Vacuum/MVC3GaugeController

Class Description

MVC3GaugeController Class Description:

This device reads the pressure of the channels of a Vacom MVC-3 vacuum gauge controller

Families: Vacuum

Key words:

Platform: All Platforms

Language: Python



Class interface


Name Description
P1Scalar: DevDouble
P3Scalar: DevDouble
P2Scalar: DevDouble




Name Description
ReadValidityPeriodDevDouble Time in seconds (may include decimals or be 0) while the last read values from the hardware are consider to be valid. This is done to try to minimize the accesses to the hardware. If not specified, 0 be used.
SerialDeviceDevString The serial device to connect to the instrument. Configuration must be 19200 8N1 no software nor hardware flow control. Baudrate can be configured in the instrument if necessary (accepts 9600, 19200 and 38400) 0x0D (CR) charactermus mustbe used as newline. If using a C++ Serial device, 'newline' device property must be set to 13. If using a PySerial device, then the 'Terminator' attribute must be set to CR. There is an important difference between C++ and python serial devices. The former does have any function to write its ownnewline character when calling DevSerWriteString (so we have to do it) but the latter writes its own newline character when calling its Write command
AutoLockFrontPanelDevBoolean Front panel lock at init. If not specified False is assumed.
UsedChannelsStringArrayType The channels we really want to read and manage (ignore the others). Channels may be discontinued (i.e 1 and 3). If not specified, all channels will be used

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This device server is part of the ALBA Vacuum suite and requires VacuumController and Fandango modules available in your PYTHONPATH

Modules can be obtained from:



For more information check the VacuumController/CHANGES and README.txt files

16 Jan 2018, DS Admin
The device class has been added to catalogue.
Added by:dadmin on:16 Jan 2018, 2:25 p.m.