BiRa Systems calculates stability using the absolute maximum and minimum values from the complete set of data. Care should be taken when comparing stability specifications from different manufacturers, as some manufacturers calculate stability using different methods such as full width at half maximum (FWHM). The FWHM calculation will result in a lower stability number and should not be compared directly to the absolute max/min technique.
Programming Module (PGM)
Each magnet design has a unique inductance and frequency characteristic, and in addition each corrector installation has a unique cable plant resistance and maximum current rating. In order to provide “custom tailored” service to each corrector magnet, yet retain a high degree of modularity and consistency in the driver design, each MCOR model power module accommodates a small programming module - PGM. This module contains a set of passive components that match several important characteristics of power module to its corrector magnet.
Each MCOR 30 module has its own unique PGM module.
The MCOR Model 2513 is a 19” rack mounted 6U x 220 mm crate. The crate has 17 slots: 16 (slot 0 thru 15) for the removable power modules (MCOR12 and MCOR30). Slot 00 (the left most slot) houses the EMCOR controller module. The control slot employs two 96-pin VME connectors and the 16 power slots have single 48-pin connectors on the backplane to achieve a modular architecture.
The MCOR power modules slide into standard card rails and two locking extractor handles hold each module in place. The power modules are accessed by twisting three 1⁄4 turn captive fasteners and lowering a single hinged clear lexan front cover. The crate's front cover provides safety during operation and a positive air flow for cooling from the separate MCOR Blower Assembly.
For more information see MCOR Crate Datasheet.
The following conditions will inhibit operation of the MCOR 30 modules as described below:
MCOR30 Technical Specifications
MCOR 30 specifications (assumes the EMCOR module as controller)
MCOR30 User Manual
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