TRB3 Documents

The main manual with information about Trb3, Modules, AddOns, Computer environment: TRB3 Manual 

The manual of the Padiwa-Series of modules: Padiwa Manual

More information on how TrbNet is used in HADES and details on common registers: TrbNet Manual

Short summary of the features of the DAQ and Analysis Software

The central trigger system: Bachelor Thesis

Time Performance Measurements with the TRB3: Internship Report

DABC documentation: Weblink to DABC documentation for TRBs

TDC Calibration Procedure documentation: Weblink to DABC documentation for calibration of the FPGA-TDC data

CentOS VirtualBox Image to be able to program Lattice FPGAs via any computer (with VirtualBox): Image with Readme

Docker Container with the full software package (root, dabc, stream, go4, trbnettools, daqtools)
everything you need to run a TRB data acquisition system
Manual: README.txt
Git with Dockerfile and startup scripts: git clone git://

Mini datasheet of some basic features of the TRB3-platform

(what does TRB mean? You can chose between: TDC-Readout-Board, Triggered-Readout-Board and Triggerless-Readout-Board)

Item Value
Supply Voltage 48 V (40-50V), galvanically isolated on board
Power Supply Current 0.5A minimum without AddOns
GbE-connectivity max. 95 MBytes/s transfer per link
GbE-slow-control up to 400 registers/transfer, speed depends on GbE latency
Connectivity Max. 8 SFPs, each 2GBit/s on board. With hub-addon: max. 32 SFP
4 AddONs on top (208 pin), 1 AddOn on bottom
Max Readout Trigger Rate about 300 KHz (depending on configuration and network size)
Max Hit Rate 50 MHz (burst of 63 hits)
TDC Channels 260 (Single edge detection)
Time Precision <20 ps
Minimum pulse width <500 ps