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Entry  Thu Jul 12 11:13:39 2018, gautam, Update, General, OMC revival 
    Reply  Thu Jul 12 12:26:39 2018, aaron, Update, General, OMC revival 
Message ID: 14056     Entry time: Thu Jul 12 12:26:39 2018     In reply to: 14055
Author: aaron 
Type: Update 
Category: General 
Subject: OMC revival 

We found a diagram describing the DC Readout wiring scheme on the wiki page for DC readout (THIS DIAGRAM LIED TO US). The wiring scheme is in D060096 on the old DCC.

Following this scheme for the OMC PZT Driver, we measured the capacitance across pins 1 and 14 on the driver end of the cable nominally going to the PZT (so we measured the capacitance of the cable and PZT) at 0.5nF. Gautam thought this seemed a bit low, and indeed a back of the envelope calculation says that the cable capacitance is enough to explain this entire capacitance.

Gautam has gone in to open up the HV driver box and check that the pinout diagram was correct. We could identify the PZT from Gautam's photos from vent 79, but couldn't tell if the wires were connected, so this may be something to check during the vent.


Turns out the output was pins 13 and 25, we measured the capacitance again and got 209nF, which makes a lot more sense.

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