CODAC Core System

CODAC Core System is the development and interface kit for plant systems I&C based on the widely used open source software EPICS (Experimental Physics and Industrial Control System) and CSS (Control System Studio). CODAC Core System runs on Mini-CODAC, Plant System Host and Fast Controllers and provides an interface to Slow Controllers.

CODAC team has selected a strategy to release this software at regular intervals with added functionality and increased robustness. New releases are produced at least once a year. The latest version is 5.1.0, released in July 2015.

Users who contribute to the development of ITER I&C System such as ITER Domestic Agencies, institutes associated to those or industry working for ITER through contracts must become registered ITER users in order to benefit from CODAC support and dedicated software distribution. Such users must provide the following information:

  • first name
  • last name
  • email
  • affiliation
  • postal address
  • ITER Organization contact person
  • justification
sent to the address getcodac@iter.org.

Organizations around the world already using CODAC Core System (as of July 2015) (Click to view larger version...)
Organizations around the world already using CODAC Core System (as of July 2015)


The following documents provide an introduction to the CODAC Core System and the changes introduced in the recent releases: