This device was create for backward compatibility with former graphical applications used at ESRF by the diagnostic group for the monitoring of the electron beam. It is no longer maintain. Instead we recommend to use the video API provided via the main device LimaCCDs.

Nevertheless you will find here the of the available properties, attributes and commands.


Property name Mandatory Default value Description
AcquisitionAutoStart No False If true start the acquistion at device startup


Attribute name rw Type Description
Depth ro DevShort Image depth in byte
Exposure rw DevDouble Exposure time in second
ExternalTrigger rw DevBoolean External trigger active if true
FrameRate rw DevDouble Frame rate in fps
Frames rw DevLong Number of frames to acquire
Gain rw DevDouble Gain, support depends on the camera model
Image ro Image, DevUShort The last image taken
ImageCounter ro DevLong The image counter
JpegImage ro DevEncoded The last image in JPEG format, only supported for B/W cameras.
JpegQuality rw DevLong JPEG quality factor from 0 to 10
Roi rw DevLong,Spectrum The Roi position, start x, start y, width, height
State ro State OFF or ON (stopped or started)
Status ro DevString “OFF” “ON” (stopped or started)


Command name Arg. in Arg. out Description
Init DevVoid DevVoid Do not use
Reset DevVoid DevVoid Reset the camera, factory setting is apply
ResetRoi DevVoid DevVoid Remove the Roi, camera set to full size
Start DevVoid DevVoid Start the camera for live acquisition
State DevVoid DevLong Return the device state
Status DevVoid DevString Return the device state as a string
Stop DevVoid DevVoid Stop the camera live