OK, I’ve had enough winter. Look at all these clouds!
And the winds, and still the clouds!
So we didn’t even open tonight, at all, ever.
Well, at least that meant it was a good time to fix Clio. So I’ve been aligning the camera by hand lately, but not anymore!
Here was us last week… Pato Pinto helped us by soldering a jumper to bypass the broken motor so that we could move the other ones with the gui from the warmth of the control room, and only had to go out to the platform to move the field stop:
Thanks to Jenny Greene who delivered the necessary tools to us today, Jared and I went out to the cold platform tonight to tear into Clio once more. We replaced the broken motor controller with a working one, including setting up the dip switches and adding thermal paste:
Before and after:
So … now it works!
Song of the day:
Taylor Swift liked this song so much she did 2 covers — here’s a few people who followed suit: