Multi2000 Multiplex Systems

Based on a multiplexed architecture, the MULTI2000 product line provides cost-effective flexibility. A broad range of available configurations from 16 x 64 (pulsers x channels) to 128 x 512 covers a large range of potential applications. M2M multiplex systems can be used with virtually every commercial linear, angular, and matrix array probe. All standard test methods are supported, such as pulse-echo and transmit-receive mode, TOFD and dual element measurements. The Multi2000 system allows electronic scanning and sector scanning. M2M phased array systems are the only systems worldwide with a build-in CIVA software module, for beam simulation, establishment of the delay laws and calculation of the focus settings.


Mulit2000 Software


Multi2000 Characteristics

Hardware configuration
  # of (pulsers × channels) 16×64, 32×128, 64×256
  Embedded processors 2 CPU (PowerPC) on CPU board
Data acquisition
  Gates Hardware and software gates
  Synchronization Synchronization of gates available
  Trigger On event (threshold, echo, ...) or user-specific (time, encoder, ...)
  Waveform Acquisition of individual waveforms and/or summed data
  Display Real time A-, B-, C-Scan
  Data format Parameters: XML; Data: binary
  Data flow Up to 30 MB/s
Phased Array Control
  Focusing  Customized focusing, electronic scanning, sectorial scanning 
  Inspection modes  Pulse-echo (1 probe) and transmit-receive (2 probes)
  Hardware RAM  32 MB
  Pulse shape  Neg. rectangular pulse 
  Voltage 30 ... 200 V in 1 V steps
  Pulse width 30 ... 625 ns in steps of 2.5 ns
  Repetition rate Up to 30 kHz with change of delay law
  Bandwidth 0.8 ... 20 MHz
  Adjustable gain 0 ... 80 dB on each channel
  Analog DAC   80 dB (max. 40 dB/µs)
  Crosstalk between 2 channels > 50 dB gain
  Input signal  Max. 0.8 Vp-p
  Hardware  8 channel boards, 10 bits, FIR filters
  Sampling rate 6.6 ... 100 MHz
  Global delay 0 ... 1.6 ms in steps of 10 ns
  Delay laws 0 ... 20 µs in steps of 2.5 ns in transmission and reception
  Digitizing depth

Up to 50,000 samples

Max. 4,000 samples per elementary channel

External connection
  Data interface 1 × USB 2
  Phased Array probe conn.  2 × FRB (Hypertronix)
  Lemo connectors  4, up to 8 optional (for single probe)
  Analog inputs 16
  TTL connectors
 2 inputs
  Encoder connector
8 channel input

32×35×14 cm (16×64 and 32×128 version)

44×45×14 cm (64×256 version)


7.5 kg (16×64 and 32×128 version)

11 kg (64×256 version)