This article is translated to French language by Anna Chekovsky.

Pulse Recorder and Analyser - PRA

PRA is free software !!!

General information.

Pulse Recorder and Analyser is designed to use a computer with a sound adapter as an multichannel analyser and scaler. The main purpose of the application is to record and analyse signals received from a radiation detectors as: Geiger counters, scintillation detectors, gas proportional counters, and semiconductor detectors. It detects pulses and in real time analyses the acquired data. This application is currently used for running many experiments in the intermediate and advanced teaching laboratories in the School of Physics at The University of Sydney.
 

Hardware and software requirements:


A PC with a sound adapter running WindowsXP or higher operating system including 32bit and 64bit versions. It also works on Linux boxes using Wine.

Download PRA:

Documents (.pls and .ini files) created by different PRA versions are not compatible. Version 10 is the latest one including the most features, but also requiring extra resources. Version 9 (50% less resources required and smaller document files) is still maintained and is recommended for most users. For more information about PRA please download the program:
Version File Name Bytes Checksum md5
PRA for Windows 32+64 bit version 10.2.9 pra10.zip 519391 f34466c42989c2afc3bc2bfa673fd181
PRA for Windows 32+64 bit version 9.1.8 pra9.zip 451625 5541c15a5dfc1cf2122fac56b50d31eb

Installation:

Unpack "pra*.zip". Copy suitable 32bit or 64bit PRA.exe and PRA.pdf files to any folder with writing rights. This program is portable and all settings are saved in the "PRA.ini" file located in the application's directory. For help see "PRA.pdf" included in the package (starting from version 7.1 accesible from Help menu in PRA).

For additional information or if you have any comments and suggestions E-mail Marek Dolleiser.
 

Last modified 2014/12/11.