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* [[Setup_MIDAS_experiment|MIDAS installation instructions for TRIUMF experiments]]
* [[Setup_MIDAS_experiment|MIDAS installation instructions for TRIUMF experiments]]

Revision as of 11:15, 26 July 2013


MIDAS is a modern data acquisition system developed at PSI and TRIUMF. Supported hardware includes VME, Fastbus, CAMAC, RS232, GPIB, USB, ethernet, fiber optic and MSCB attached data acquisition devices. MIDAS is written in C/C++ and runs on Linux, MacOS and MS Windows. It is licensed under the GPL. Read more...



All MIDAS programs are under the GNU Public License

The GIT tree is available via a web interface. Using this interface, the most recent file versions can be obtained.

Alternatively, the files can be directly obtained via GIT by entering:

git clone https://bitbucket.org/tmidas/midas
git clone https://bitbucket.org/tmidas/mxml
cd midas

Supported operating systems are:

  • primary: MacOS, RHEL/SL/SLC Linux
  • secondary: MS Windows, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, VxWorks, others (see Makefile)


News about bug fixes and new releases of Midas can be obtained from the Midas news group located at TRIUMF which uses the ELOG system. Users can register in this system to be notified automatically via E-mail when new entries are submitted.

Related packages



Consult the User's Guide for information on using the wiki software.