electrical network analyzer / power quality / for integration / dynamic
550A ORTEC

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Characteristics

  • Measured entity:

    for electrical networks

  • Measured value:

    power quality

  • Configuration:

    for integration

  • Other characteristics:

    dynamic, pulse

Description

Ideal for selecting a range of pulse amplitudes from a spectroscopy amplifier for counting on a ratemeter or counter/timer
Provides the excellent stability, resolution, and dynamic range demanded by high-resolution detectors
Four operating modes:
Integral
Normal (independent upper and lower levels)
Asymmetric window
Symmetric window
DC-coupled for high counting rates
SCA output generated when the input signal falls below the lower level

The ORTEC Model 550A Single-Channel Analyzer is ideally suited for selecting a range of output pulse amplitudes from a spectroscopy amplifier for subsequent counting on a ratemeter or a counter/timer. It provides the excellent stability, resolution, and dynamic range needed for measurements with high-resolution germanium and silicon detectors. These same features provide more than adequate performance with scintillation counters, proportional counters, and ionization chambers. The entire instrument is dc-coupled to ensure that the discriminator levels are not affected by changes in the counting rate, even at very high counting rates.