Eiger Tango device

This is the reference documentation of the Dectris Eiger Tango device.

you can also find some useful information about the camera models/prerequisite/installation/configuration/compilation in the Dectris Eiger camera plugin section.


Property name Mandatory Default value Description
detector_ip_address Yes N/A The ip address or the hostname of the detector computer interface


Attribute name RW Type Description
auto_summation rw DevString If enable image depth is bpp32 and, if not image depth is bpp16 (*)
countrate_correction rw DevString Enable or disable the countrate correction (*)
efficency_correction rw DevString Enable the efficienty correction
flatfield_correction rw DevString Enable or disable the internal (vs. lima) flatfield correction (*)
humidity ro DevFloat Return the humidity percentage
pixel_mask rw DevString Enable or disable the pixel mask correction (*)
photon_energy rw DevFloat The photon energy,it should be set to the incoming beam energy. Actually it’s an helper which set the threshold
threshold_energy rw DevFloat The threshold energy, it will set the camera detection threshold. This should be set between 50 to 60 % of the incoming beam energy.
temperature ro DevFloat The sensor temperature
virtual_pixel_correction rw DevString Enable or disable the virtual-pixel correction (*)

(*) These attributes can take as value ON or OFF. Please refer to the Dectris documention for more information regarding the online corrections.


Command name Arg. in Arg. out Description
deleteMemoryFiles DevVoid DevVoid To remove the temporary mem. files
Init DevVoid DevVoid Do not use
State DevVoid DevLong Return the device state
Status DevVoid DevString Return the device state as a string
getAttrStringValueList DevString: Attribute name DevVarStringArray: String value list Return the authorized string value list for a given attribute name