The 80/20 arrived. I completed some necessary upgrades to the fusor. We now have proper support for the glass insulator on the high voltage feedthrough:
Previously the glass tube was just hanging there waiting to be broken off.
Mounted all the peripheral electronics:
These upgrades are all about murphy’s law – getting the equipment secured and off the ground prevents an accidental kick from disconnecting wires.
Added a proper mount for the video camera and geiger counter probe:
There was something so satisfying about this particular upgrade. Here is a wide shot of the fusor:
I’ve got plenty of 80/20 left for improvising rigs in the future.