LBCs Engineering page


LBCs (Large Binocular Cameras) are the Primary Focus Cameras at the LBT.

This page collects all the "engineering" useful information regarding the LBCs.

Table of Contents



LBC's CONTROL SYSTEM PAGE:
  • A Nice, well organized page regarding the LBCs hardware and more

LBC CONTROL INTERFACE, from where you can:
  • Monitor Temperatures and Pressures
  • Turn ON/OFF the HK and the cameras
  • Operate the cameras
  • Read the Log

LBC's DESCRIPTION:
  • A description of the characteristics of the LBCs (mostly from the users point of view)

Equipment Owner(s)


Links take you to the contact's email address

Technical Documents


Manuals: Network:
  • Schematich layout of LBC private network: 602s200

Troubleshooting the LBCs


Common Procedures


List of Procedures (each procedure's link takes you to the VaultCAN procedure folder from where you can download the latest version):
Procedure name VaultCAN link
 
Telescope:
Procedure for removing the LBCs Cryostat: 602s101
Procedure for installing the LBCs Cryostat: 602s105
Procedure for moving the LBC Hubs to Summer/Winter Position: 602s109
Procedure for cleaning LBC Lenses: 602s107
Computers:
Procedure for swapping in a spare LBC computer: 602s110
Lab:
Procedure for LBCB Filter cleaning: 602s100
Procedure for LBC Filter cleaning: 602s106
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

CCD's Controllers situation


Current CCDs controller situation is:
LBT ID# SkyTech # Location
#0 ST008 On RED TECH
#1 ST004 On RED SCIENCE
#2 ST005 @ SkyTech under repair
#3 ST007 On its way to SkyTech for repair
#4 ST003 On BLUE TECH
#5 N/A Never purchased
#6 ST005? On BLUE SCIENCE
     

LBCs Cameras Maintenance


Annual maintenance activities as requested in I602s00114 "Procedure For LBC Annual Preventive Maintenance" (Step 2).

Procedure: Lab Setup Instructions

Summer Shut Down records:


Safety


  • Include links to important safety documents here
  • Safe Lockout/Tagout Procedure
  • PPE Requirements
  • etc.

Archieved documentation


  • 2014 LBC Upgrade Project (Software and IT): 602s201
https://wiki.lbto.org/Software/LBCTestFilters
Topic revision: r3 - 18 Feb 2020, AlessandroCavallaro
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