Difference: DCC2UserDocumentation (2 vs. 3)

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The DCC2 is intended to be plug-compatible with the DCC1. There are some hardware differences:
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 Each DCC has a unique serial number, which is set by cutting a set of traces on the PCB. These are located near the back of the board and marked "SN0" thru "SN7". SN0 is the lsb, and a cut jumper corresponds to a '1'.
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To readout the serial number, start DCC2Tool.exe and enter the command vme/r 0x10. This will display
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To readout the serial number, start DCC2Tool.exe as follows:

  DCC2Tool.exe caen:0 19

...where the bus:crate and VME slot are as needed. Enter the command vme/r 0x10. This will display

 an 8 digit hex value, where the first 4 digits are the serial number in hex. i.e.:


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This corresponds to S/N 2005. All boards should be marked with their serial numbers. Prototype boards have

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serial numbers 2001...200a.
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serial numbers 2001...200a. Note that though the serial number is read in hex, the convention is to write the number as decimal i.e. "2010" instead of "200a".
  -- EricHazen - 13 Apr 2009 \ No newline at end of file
 
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