The Turbomolecular Pump arrived. I wonder if this will have any problems running on it’s side. It looks like it’s designed to be in a upright position.
The underside. You can see an oil reservoir. The unit is covered in oil. I supposed I should refill the reservoir with fluid. The exhaust portal is bent out of shape:
3 pin interface. I wonder if I could program an Arduino + a PWM board to be a controller.