- Looking for one or two CP3's
Re: Looking for one or two CP3's
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However I am trying to get them back on-sky quickly. Trying to avoid the delay of shipping from/to Hawaii and whatever additional time needed on the bench. I opened up the unit and don't find anything obvious. Connectors are fine, no cold solder joints and the voltage regulator is fine. It could have been popped from GRP from a nearby lightning strike.
Eventual plan is to have them get a brand-new CP4, if and when they get some budget to work with again.
"My advice is always free and worth every penny!"
Send the broken one in and we'll see what's what with it. Maybe easily fixable.
From: Christopher Erickson <christopher.k.erickson@...
Sent: Wed, Feb 3, 2021 9:19 pm
Subject: [ap-gto] Looking for one or two CP3's
One of the smaller UofH observatories I shepherd over here in Hawaii is using a 1200 and the existing CP3 has died. The budget for this particular research project is currently frozen so they can't simply replace it with a CP4. So my thought is that I will give them a CP3 to keep them going but first I have to find one. So if anyone here is willing to sell me an old CP3 that I can in-turn donate to the VYSOS-12 observatory, please contact me off-list.
Christopher dot k dot erickson at Gmail dot com.
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