OAK RIDGE, TN-The ORTEC® business unit of AMETEK Advanced Measurement Technology has
released a new dual-port memory to USB converter. The ORTEC model DPM-USB is powered by the
USB connection and has an internal circuit within the cable connector to convert the ORTEC Dual Port
Memory to USB.
Ben Kennedy, Product Manager for Research Electronics, states, "This converter can be used with new
MCA (Multi-Channel Analyzer) systems, or to convert older ORTEC MCA systems to USB for use on
more modern computers without having to purchase all new hardware."
The following older MCA's can now be connected via USB, 919, 919E, 920-8, 920-16, 920E, 921, 921E,
926, 92X, DSPec, 92X-II, NOMAD Plus, and Octete-PC.
This converter can be purchased as hardware only, or hardware with drivers for recent versions of
ORTEC has more than 40 years of experience in the design and manufacture of highly sensitive radiation
detectors that are used by government and industrial laboratories, nuclear facilities and medical research
and in nuclear safeguards. Since the early 1970's ORTEC has manufactured HPGe detector systems
from germanium material refined at the Oak Ridge facility. Additionally ORTEC is a leader in systems,
digital signal processing electronics and software associated with such applications.
For more information, contact ORTEC Products Group, 801 South Illinois Avenue, Oak Ridge, TN 37831-
0895. Telephone: 865-482-4411, Toll free: 800-251-9750. Fax: 865-483-0396. Website: orteconline.
AMETEK AMT is a division of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and