Pseudo counter API reference

A pseudo counter has a state, and a value attributes. The state indicates at any time if the psuedo counter is stopped, in alarm or moving. The state is composed from the states of all the physical counters involved in the pseudo counter. So, if one of the counters is in moving or alarm state, the whole pseudo counter will be in that state. The value, indicates the current value.

The other pseudo counter’s attributes are:


List of other psuedo counter objects that belongs to the same controller.


The available operations are:

start acquisition(integration time)

starts to acquire the pseudo counter with the given integration time



stops the pseudo counter acquisition in an orderly fashion


stops the pseudo counter acquisition as fast as possible

See also

Pseudo counter overview

the pseudo-counter overview


the pseudo-counter tango device API