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The user can select in the IMAGE SOURCES combo-box  the following source types:

  • Hidra - image from a Hidra server, e.g. Pilatus, Perkin Elmer
  • HTTP response - image from an http response, e.g. Eiger
  • Tango Attribute - image from a tango attribute, e.g. Lambda, PCO, AGIPD, Jungfrau or LimaCCDs detectors
  • Tango Events - image from a tango attribute passed via tango events, e.g. LimaCCDs detectors
  • Tango File - image defined by file and directory tango attributes, e.g. Pilatus w/o Hidra
  • DOOCS Property - image from a doocs property, e.g.  FLASH detectors
  • ZMQ Stream - image from a simple ZMQ server, e.g. lavuezmqstreamfromtango SERVER
  • Nexus File - image from a Nexus/Hdf5 file, e.g. written with SWMR
  • Tine Property - image from a tine property, e.g. bpm camera
  • Epics PV - images from a Epics Process Variables
  • Test - random test image

By enlarging a number of image sources in  the expert mode: 

        Configuration General → Number of image sources

the user  can combine images from different sources, i.e. different detectors or detector modules.


  • Offset: x,y[,TRANSFORMATION]  where x,y are position of the first pixel for a particular image source while optional TRANSFORMATION can be  flip-up-down, flipud, fud, flip-left-right, fliplr, flr, transpose, t, rot90, r90, rot180, r180, r270, rot270, rot180+transpose, rot180t or r180t
  • Checkbox in the tag widget allows for switch on/off the corresponding image source

Start/ Stop button is only at the first source but it applies to all image sources.

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