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20.03.2017Open part of the acam firmwareWhen working with the unmodified acam firmware, only one type of file is needed, the firmware data file which contains chip configurations and calibrations. This file must be adapted to the particular flow meter system of the customer, see section 2.4 (data sheet, volume 4) for details.
01.02.2017AppNote "GP30 - External circuit for gas meters" is released
05.12.2016Evaluation Software for GPX2-EVA-KITTDC-GPX2 Software, version 1.0.5 is now released and available. The package also includes further documenations, configuration and driver for Windows 10.
17.11.2016Datasheet TDC-GPX2 is releasedHigh end multipurpose 4-channel Time-to-Digital Converter is available on ams.com
06.09.2016Screencast/AppNote "GP30 - 2pt Calibration" is updated2-Point Calibration with ams/acam Firmware Active firmware, so you can read SUMTOF and DIFFTOF
18.08.2016Screencast/AppNote "GP30 - 2pt Calibration" is available 2-Point Calibration with ams/acam Firmware Active firmware, so you can read SUMTOF and DIFFTOF
10.08.2016Demo Kit and Eval Kit Manuals for TDC-GP30 are releasedGP30-DEMO MODULE, based on GP30 in QFN32 package; GP30-EVA MODULE, based on TDC-GP30 in QFN40 package;
29.07.2016Evaluation Software for PCap4-EVA-KITPCap4 Software, version 1.2.7 is now released and available.
21.06.2016Open part of the acam firmwareWhen working with the unmodified acam firmware, only one type of file is needed, the firmware data file which contains chip configurations and calibrations. This file must be adapted to the particular flow meter system of the customer, see section 2.4 (data sheet, volume 4) for details.
15.06.2016Calibration Engine for GP30Attention: Important Update: GP30 Calibration Engine, version 4.4 is now released and available.
09.06.2016PCap04 Development System data sheet releasedThe data sheet (v1.0) is now available
09.06.2016Evaluation Software for PCap4-EVA-KITPCap4 Software, version 1.2.6 is now released and available.
09.06.2016New Driver for PicoProg v3.0 (v2.0)The Stand-Alone Driver (version R11) is now Windows10-compatible
09.06.2016New Driver for PicoProg v3.0 (v2.0)The Stand-Alone Driver (version R11) is now Windows10-compatible
09.06.2016New Driver for PicoProg v3.0 (v2.0)The Stand-Alone Driver (version R11) is now Windows10-compatible
09.06.2016New Driver for PicoProg v3.0 (v2.0)The Stand-Alone Driver (version R11) is now Windows10-compatible
09.06.2016TDC-GP30 data sheet, Vol. 4 releasedThe fourth volume of data sheet series (Firmware, Memory and ROM Overview) is now available.
07.06.2016Evaluation Software for GP30GP30 Software, version 1.5.3.4 is now released and available.
07.06.2016Calibration Engine for GP30GP30 Calibration Engine, version 4.3 is now released and available.
17.05.2016Calibration Engine for GP30GP30 Calibration Engine, version 4.2 is now released and available.
22.02.2016Evaluation Software for PCap4-EVA-KITPCap4 Software, version 1.2.0 is now released and available.
17.12.2015Evaluation Software for GP30GP30 Software, version 1.5.3 is now released and available.
17.11.2015New Product Change Notes (PCN) releasedPICOPROG V2.0 vs V3.0
16.11.2015New Driver for PicoProg v3.0 (v2.0)The Stand-Alone Driver (version R10) is now Windows10-compatible
16.11.2015New Driver for PicoProg v3.0 (v2.0)The Stand-Alone Driver (version R10) is now Windows10-compatible
16.11.2015New Driver for PicoProg v3.0 (v2.0)The Stand-Alone Driver (version R10) is now Windows10-compatible
16.11.2015New Driver for PicoProg v3.0 (v2.0)The Stand-Alone Driver (version R10) is now Windows10-compatible
13.08.2015TDC-GP30 data sheet, Vol. 3 released (copy 1)The third volume of data sheet series is now available.
31.07.2015TDC-GP30 data sheet, Vol.1 releasedThe data sheet is now available with several updates.
25.06.2015New Driver for PicoProg v2.0The Stand-Alone Driver is now Windows10-compatible
25.06.2015New Driver for PicoProg v2.0The Stand-Alone Driver is now Windows10-compatible
25.06.2015New Driver for PicoProg v2.0The Stand-Alone Driver is now Windows10-compatible
25.06.2015New Driver for PicoProg v2.0The Stand-Alone Driver is now Windows10-compatible
17.03.2015PICOTURN-1G data sheet updatedVersion 1.7 is now available in English and German.
17.03.2015TDC-GP30 Development System data sheet releasedThe data sheets are now available
16.03.2015TDC-GP30 data sheet, Vol.1 + Vol.2 releasedThe data sheets are now available with two volumes.
01.12.2014elektroniknet.deElektronik automotive - Fachmedium fr professionelle Automobilelektronik - Sensoren: Turbolader-Drehzahl genau messen
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19.11.2014PT2G-H-SM… Die ProblemlserNeue Sensoren fr kritische Turbos
05.11.2014PS09 data sheet, Vol.1 + Vol.2 releasedThe data sheet was divided and released with two volumes.
21.10.2014PICOTURN-2G 数据手册版本 1.5 现在中文版本可用
01.10.2014PCN PT2G-SM5yy / PICOTURN-SM5yy releasedNew Product Change Notification has been released.
01.10.2014PICOTURN-2G datasheet releasedVersion 1.5 Now available in English and German
01.10.2014PICOTURN-1G datasheet releasedVersion 1.6 Now available in English and German.
01.08.2014ATMD-GPX PDN releasedNew Product Discontinuation Notification has been released.
17.07.2014Evaluation Software for PICOCAP devicesPCap2plus Software, version 1.3.1 is now released and available.
06.06.2014PCap2 wins ECN Impact AwardIn May 2014 the desired ECN Impact Awards have been conferred in Las Vegas, USA. Amongst this years winners is ACAM's PCap2 from the PICOCAP product line. Precision Measurement Technologies (PMT), LLC, the North-American distributor for ACAM products, applied for the prestigious innovation award conferred by the ECN.
04.06.2014PCap2 data sheet, Volume 1 updatedVersion 1.6 is now available.
14.05.2014PICOTURN-1G datasheet releasedVersion 1.4
07.05.2014New Driver for PicoProg v2.0The Stand-Alone Driver is now Windows8-compatible
07.05.2014New Driver for PicoProg v2.0The Stand-Alone Driver is now Windows8-compatible
07.05.2014New Driver for PicoProg v2.0The Stand-Alone Driver is now Windows8-compatible
07.05.2014New Driver for PicoProg v2.0The Stand-Alone Driver is now Windows8-compatible
13.03.2014PCap2 data sheet updatedVersion 1.4 is now available in English
13.03.2014New TDC-GP22 and TDC-GP21 data sheet releasedVersion 0.9 (TDC-GP22) and Version 1.6 (TDC-GP21) is now available in English.
13.03.2014New TDC-GP22 and TDC-GP21 data sheet releasedVersion 0.9 (TDC-GP22) and Version 1.6 (TDC-GP21) is now available in English.
13.03.2014New TDC-GP22 and TDC-GP21 data sheet releasedVersion 0.9 (TDC-GP22) and Version 1.6 (TDC-GP21) is now available in English.
13.03.2014New TDC-GP22 and TDC-GP21 data sheet releasedVersion 0.9 (TDC-GP22) and Version 1.6 (TDC-GP21) is now available in English.
06.02.2014Evaluation Software for PICOCAP devicesPCap2plus Software, version 1.2.8 is now released and available.
30.01.2014New Software PCap2plus Screencasts is availableSensor Scaling + PDM / PWM Output (on basis of pressure linearization firmware)
28.01.2014Application Note 034 (AN034) and Example Source Code updatedVersion 1.3 with released date: 28th January 2014 Timing Optimization: uncalibrated Measurement with separate Calibration
23.01.2014PICOTURN-1G datasheet releasedVersion 1.3
08.01.2014Application Note 034 (AN034) and Example Source Code revisedVersion 1.2 with released date: 8th January 2014
19.12.2013Evaluation Software for PICOCAP devicesPCap2plus Software, version 1.2.7 is now released and available.
21.11.2013PICOTURN-1G datasheet releasedVersion 1.2 includes a summary of several data sheets.
20.11.2013Datasheet PCap2, Linearize releasedDescription of Linearization Firmware, Version 0.2 is now available in our download center.
19.11.2013PS21 PCN releasedNew Product Change Notification has been released.
14.11.2013TDC-GP21 data sheet updatedVersion 1.5 is now available in English.
14.11.2013TDC-GP21 data sheet updatedVersion 1.5 is now available in English.
12.11.2013TDC-GP22 data sheet updatedVersion 0.8 is now available in English.
12.11.2013TDC-GP22 data sheet updatedVersion 0.8 is now available in English.
28.10.2013PICOTURN-1G PDN releasedNew Product Discontinuation Notification has been released.
24.10.2013PICOPROG v2.0Driver Installer Stand-Alone has been uploaded. New Release No.07 is now available.
24.09.2013Evaluation Software for PICOCAP devicesPCap2plus Software, version 1.1.6 is now released and available.
09.09.2013Application Note 032 available in ChineseUltrasonic Water & Heat Metering with the TDC-GP22
16.08.2013PCap2 Datasheet, Vol. 2 updatedVersion 0.2 is now released with following changes:
16.08.2013Application Note 034 available in ChineseLaser Range Finder with the TDC-GP22 (AN034)
16.07.2013PCap2 Datasheet, Vol. 2 updatedVersion 0.1 is now released with following changes:
15.07.2013PCap2 Datasheet, Vol. 1 updatedVolume 1: General Data and Front-End Description Version 1.3 is released with following changes:
15.07.2013PCap1 Datasheet releasedversion 0.6 released with following changes:
15.07.2013TDC-GP22 EVA-KIT Datasheet updatedVersion 0.2 is now available with new screenshots in section 3.
15.07.2013TDC-GP22 EVA-KIT Datasheet updatedVersion 0.2 is now available with new screenshots in section 3.
15.07.2013TDC-GP22 DEMO-KIT datasheet is now availableThe GP22-DEMO-KIT is a specialized evaluation system for the TDC-GP22 Time-to-digital converter.
10.07.2013Application Note 034 and Software updatedVersion 1.2, e.g. fixed error in example-code.
10.07.2013Application Note 032 and Software updatedVersion 1.2, e.g. fixed error in example-code.
11.04.2013Application Note 032Ultrasonic Water and Heat Metering with TDC-GP22 is now available
02.04.2013TDC-GP22 Datasheet updatedacam publishes new releases of datasheets for TDC-GP22
02.04.2013TDC-GP22 Datasheet updatedacam publishes new releases of datasheets for TDC-GP22
27.02.2013Application Note 034 releasedLaser Range Finder with the TDC-GP22 is now available
27.02.2013Software TDC-GP22STM32 C Sample Code for Application Note 034
21.02.2013PCap02 datasheet, Vol. 1 updatedVolume 1: General Data and Front-End Description Version 1.2 is released
20.02.2013Software TDC-GP22STM32 C Sample Code for Application Note 032 is available.
14.02.2013GP22-EVA-KIT Software releasedThe software package for TDC-GP22 evaluation system is available for download The package is provided as zip-file and contains the GP22-EVA-KIT measurement and configuration software including the lastest drivers (Win7, XP) and configuration examples for the TDC-GP22 Time-to-Digital Converter.
19.01.2013PCap02plus datasheet releasedEvaluation Software for PICOCAP Devices is available.
17.01.2013PCap02 datasheet, Vol. 2 releasedVolume 2: Digital Signal Processor Version 0.0 is now available
16.01.2013PCap02-EVA-KIT datasheet releasedThe PCap2-EVA-KIT evaluation system provides a complete system for generally evaluating the PCap2 chip
16.01.2013PCap Assembler datasheet releasedAssembler Software for PICOCAP Devices is now available. The current version of the assembler is developed on the basis of PCap1. It can be used also for other PICOCAP devices.
14.01.2013Release of PCap02The latest chip of the PICOCAP series: PCap02 will be released in February
29.11.2012PCap01 DSP datasheetThe description of the DSP is updated by revision V0.2
05.06.2012TDC-GP21/22 Datasheet updatedacam publishes new releases of datasheets for TDC-GP21 and TDC-G22
22.05.2012PS09 Datasheet updatedacam publishes a new release of PS09 datasheet
16.02.2012PICOTURN-2G datasheet updatedVersion 1.4.1 of PICOTURN-2G manual has been released.
21.12.2011Application note for piezoresistive sensorsAN030 describes the use and the advantages of PICOSTRAIN in combination with piezoresistive sensors
19.10.2011Application Note 029 updatedUltrasonic Heat Metering with the TDC-GP21 is now version 1.1 available.
16.08.2011PCap01 AssemblerThe PCap01 assembler is available now.
09.08.2011PCap01 DSP DatasheetThe description of the PCap1A DSP is available now.
09.08.2011Screencast for PS09-EVA-KITA new screencast explains the evaluation software for PS09
03.06.2011DB_PS9-EVA Datasheet available nowThe datasheet for the PS9 evaluation kit has been released.
03.06.2011PS9 Datasheet updateVersion 0.3 of the PS9 datasheet has been released.
17.05.2011PCap01 Dasheet updateVersion 0.4 of this Datasheet has been released
04.05.2011PCap01-EVA-KIT Software ReleaseAn installer version of the PCap01-EVA-KIT software package is available for download
02.05.2011PCap01-EVA-KIT Datasheet ReleaseA preliminary version of the datasheet for the PCap01 general evaluation system has been published
29.04.2011GP21-EVA-KIT Software ReleaseThe software package for TDC-GP21 evaluation sytem is available for download
29.04.2011GP21-EVA-KIT Software ReleaseThe software package for TDC-GP21 evaluation sytem is available for download
29.04.2011GP21-EVA-Kit Datasheet ReleaseA preliminary version of the GP21-EVA-KIT datasheet has been published
29.04.2011GP21-EVA-Kit Datasheet ReleaseA preliminary version of the GP21-EVA-KIT datasheet has been published
28.04.2011PCap01 Datasheet updateThe preliminary datasheet of the PCap01-A capacitance to digital converter has been revised
21.03.2011PS09 Datasheet updateVersion 0.2 of the PICOSTRAIN PS09 datasheet has been realeased
03.03.2011TDC-GP21 datasheet releaseVersion 1.2 of the TDC-GP21 datasheet is now available
03.03.2011TDC-GP21 datasheet releaseVersion 1.2 of the TDC-GP21 datasheet is now available
22.02.2011TDC-GP21 documentation updateSlight corrections have been done in the TDC-GP21 datasheet
22.02.2011TDC-GP21 documentation updateSlight corrections have been done in the TDC-GP21 datasheet
10.02.2011TDC-GP21 datasheet updateSight corrections in version 1.1
10.02.2011TDC-GP21 datasheet updateSight corrections in version 1.1
03.02.2011TDC-GP21 documentation updateApplication note AN027 "GP2 to GP21 Migration" has been revised.
03.02.2011TDC-GP21 documentation updateApplication note AN027 "GP2 to GP21 Migration" has been revised.
02.02.2011PCap01 documentation updateVersion 0.3 of PCap01 humidity datasheet released
26.01.2011TDC-GP2 to TDC-GP21 Migration GuidelineApplication note AN027 is an add-on to the TDC-GP21 datasheet and decribes how to migrate your existing TDC-GP2 design to TDC-GP21
21.01.2011Documentation update for PS081 ProgrammerRelease of version 0.4 of the PicoProg PS081 Production Programmer
17.01.2011Datasheet ReleaseWith Version 1.1 acam publishes the first release of the TDC-GP21 datasheet
12.01.2011PS09 Datasheet ReleaseThe first version of the datasheet for acam's PS09 has been published
01.11.2010PCap01-HUM DEMO documentation releaseA description of PCap01-HUM-DEMO, a demonstrator hardware for humidity measurement with PCap01 is available now.
27.10.2010PCap01-Touch documentation releaseThe technical datasheet for the PCap01 capacitive touch controller has been published.
26.10.2010PCap01-AK0101xx documentation releasePreliminary version of the PCap01-AK0101 datasheet has been published.
05.10.2010PS081-EVA software update A Windows 7 version of the PS081 evaluation system software has been launched
16.09.2010TDC-GPX documentation updateVersion 0.3 of application note AN013 "TDC-GPX PLL Regulation Circuits" has been published.
19.08.2010PicoProg PS081 programmer documentation updateUpdated version 0.3 of PicoProg PS081 manual released.
18.08.2010TDC-GP2 new application noteApplication note AN024 "Metrological Investigations of TDC-GP2 Temperature Measurement Unit" shows data, that prove the usability of TDC-GP2 for ultrasonic heatmeters regarding the EN1434 standard.
13.08.2010PS081 documentation updateUpdated version 0.8 of PS081 datasheet released
24.07.2010PICOSTRAIN new application noteApplication note AN025 contains results of EMI tests with the PS081 and provides a guideline for EMI compliance of your hardware design.
24.06.2010PS081 documentation updateVersion 0.7 of PS081 datasheet has been launched.
17.06.2010TDC-GP2 documentation updateVersion 2.0 of the TDC-GP2 datasheet has been released
29.03.2010PICOSTRAIN PS081 new whitepaper releasedThis paper introduces a concept for digital load cells, that improves quality and simplifies production at the same time.
18.03.2010PS081 Evaluation System Software updateVersion 0.9 released
25.02.2010PICOSTRAIN new application note Application Note AN025 "How to lower gain and offset drift of your load cell" shows how PICOSTRAIN systems improve the temperatur drift behaviour of strain gauge bridge sensors
25.02.2010PICOSTRAIN new application note Application Note AN025 "How to lower gain and offset drift of your load cell" shows how PICOSTRAIN systems improve the temperatur drift behaviour of strain gauge bridge sensors
12.02.2010PICOSTRAIN PS081 datasheet updateUpdated version 0.6 of the PS081 datasheet has been released.
15.01.2010PicoProg PS081 documentaion releaseThe user manual for PS081 production programmer is available now.
21.12.2009PICOSTRAIN PS08 / PS081 video tutorialThis 13 min. webcast explains how to do a correct scaling of the measurement results.
21.12.2009PICOSTRAIN PS08 / PS081 video tutorialThis 13 min. webcast explains how to do a correct scaling of the measurement results.
16.12.2009PS081 Evaluation System documentation releasedThe first release of the PS081-EVA manual has been published.