Basic training in MicroTCA.4

Basic training in MicroTCA.4

Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 09:00 - Thursday, 15 April 2021, 17:00 (Google calendar) (ICS)

The Basic Training in MTCA.4 is meant for beginners in the world of MTCA. The MicroTCA Technology Lab is one of seven Innovation Labs funded by the Helmholtz Association. DESY together with partners has created this User Innovation Lab.

Course Details

  • Training will be held virtually via ZOOM and SSH


  • Specification & History of MicroTCA
  • Components of MicroTCA
    • AMC, RTM, MCH, Backplane, RF-Backplane, Crate, Power Supply, Cooling Unit, JSM and Chassis
  • Remote Management
    • IPMI
  • MCH Configuration
  • Data Plane Overview & Configuration
    • PCIe
    • Gigabit Ethernet
    • Point-to-Point connections
    • Timing, Triggers and Interlocks
  • Troubleshooting


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