Thursday, September 30, 2021

Nuclear Pioneer 4.06 firmware update

 What is new in 4.06 software:

  1.  Optimized and faster peak detection
  2.  Fixed false positive detection triggering in some scenarios 
  3.  Improved Ba-133 and Lu-177 detection
  4.  Improved Cs-137 FWHM% resolution calculation
  5.  Added 3 minutes warning for warm-up period after power up
  6.  Added energy calibration hints with markers and energies list for the selected scheme
  7.  Added Co-57 I-131 energy calibration scheme










Friday, September 3, 2021

Nuclear Pioneer MCA 4.05 firmware update

 4.05 firmware update released for Nuclear Pioneer MCA. Now you can download the latest firmware file including programming instruction PDF here:

https://rhelectronics.net/store/nuclear-pioneer-mca-multichannel-analyzer-firmware-updates

What is new in 4.05 software:
1. Added second color theme for gamma spectrum with higher contrast. You can switch the spectrum color by making several turns of the encoder pointer toward 0keV direction. The encoder have to be in pointer control mode.
2. Added Th-232, Ba-133, Lu-177 isotopes to the auto-detection library
3. Added N.O.R.M. mix detection with mixed Ra-226 and Th-232
4. Improved peak detection
5. In scint.mode, the counter will make the event beep for every n=100 detected particle for large crystal or for every n=25 detected particle when small crystal is used. You can set crystal size through serial monitor command as described in the manual.
All previous bug fix and updates from 4.01-4.04 are included in 4.05
You may need to recalibrate LLD, HLD, doserate factors, timestamp and energy scale after making firmware update.









Sunday, August 1, 2021

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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

4.02 firmware update released for Nuclear Pioneer MCA

 4.02 firmware update released for Nuclear Pioneer MCA. You can download the hex file from rhelectronics website:

What is new in 4.02:
 
Added boot screen to allow viewing of all saved constants
Added click sound for Geiger-Muller counter in scintillation mode
Improved averaging procedure of Geiger-Muller CPS counter, now it show the correct result faster
Added serial command to make a training data of isotopes for better and faster identification, see updated manual for details
Added serial command to set crystal size, 51x51mm or 25x25mm
Improved doserate energy compensation calculation
Fixed bug of non correctly saved mean CPS to eeprom memory
 
You must to recalibrate LLD, HLD, doserate factors, timestamp and energy scale after making firmware update. For fimrware update instruction please download user manual PDF.



Friday, July 23, 2021

Just few photos

 Nuclear Pioneer MCA with 4.01 firmware. Just few photos with Ra-226 and Cs-137