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 for 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


Please find the most commonly used procedures regarding LBCs in this spreadsheet:

COMMONLY USED PROCEDURES SPREADSHEET

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 Google form link
 
Telescope:
Procedure for removing the LBCs Cryostat: I602s00101 I602s00101
Procedure for installing the LBCs Cryostat: I602s00105 I602s00105
Procedure for moving the LBC Hubs to Summer/Winter Position: I602s00109  
Procedure for cleaning LBC Lenses: I602s00107  
Computers:
Procedure for swapping in a spare LBC computer: I602s00110  
Lab:
Procedure for LBCB Filter cleaning: I602s00100  
Procedure for LBC Filter cleaning: I602s00106  
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

CCD's Controllers situation


Current CCDs controller situation is:
LBT ID# SkyTech # Location Notes
#0 ST008 @ SkyTech for Repair  
#1 ST004 On RED SCIENCE  
#2 ST005 @ SkyTech for repair  
#3 ST007 On RED TECH  
#4 ST003 On BLUE TECH This controller has problems with the Science chip read-out. See IT#8161
#5 N/A Never purchased  
#6 ST009 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


  • LBC Final Acceptance Report: I602s00003
  • 2014 LBC Upgrade Project (Software and IT): 602s201
https://wiki.lbto.org/Software/LBCTestFilters
Topic revision: r9 - 20 Oct 2020, AlessandroCavallaro
This site is powered by FoswikiCopyright © by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding Foswiki? Send feedback