Generic ICIMACS: IC Hardware

11/21/97 : JAM

(ICIMACS = Instrument Control and Image Acquisition System


All ICIMACS systems include a data acquisition PC - the instrument computer, or IC - which communicates with the detector through a set of optical fibers, and to the outside world through a serial port for commands and a SCSI bus cable for data.

Motherboard:
MTech R407e VESA 486 or MTech ??? PCI
Processor:
Intel 486 compatible or Intel Pentium
Memory:
Varies
Cache Memory:
Varies
Motherboard BIOS:
AWARD 4.50G Rev.E for 486's, ??? for pentiums
Sequencer:
Fiber Card:
SCSI Controller:
Advansys ABP-842 VL or ??? PCI
SVGA Video Controller:
One of
a)Hercules Stingray VL, Avance Logic Chipset
b)Paradise Accelerator VL, Western Digital Chipset
c)Trident PCI, Trident chipset
Monochrome Graphics Controller:
Generic Monochrome graphics card, Tamarack Chipset
Serial Port Card:
486)SIIG I/O Expander 4S, model I/O1813, two ports populated
Pentium)Onboard serial ports
IDE/Floppy Controller:
486)DTC 2280 ISA IDE
Pentium)Onboard controllers
IDE Hard Disk Drive:
Varies, Western Digital brand preferred
SCSI Hard Disk Drive:
Varies, Quantum brand preferred
Floppy Drive:
Varies
Keyboard:
Varies
SVGA Monitor:
Varies
Monochrome Monitor:
Varies

Imaging Sciences Laboratory
Revised: November 21, 1997 [jam]