Funding Credit

10 04 2010

One of the rewards for the Kickstarter project was funding credit on the blog. So here goes! A shout out to my funders:

Hans
Lance Conatser
Heiner Wolf
Joey Stanford
Ryan Colucci
Carl Lumma
Gabor Laszlo
Nees and Vos
Paul J. Gitschner
Neil R
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LabView

8 04 2010

A friend in academia is loaning me his copy of Labview 2009 for Mac / Win. Great news. I got it installed on the mac. I could not install it on the PC, as the PC lacks a DVD drive (CD only). I’m scrounging up an external drive.

We got the last of the parts for the coil power supply today too:

From left to right: Wire would resistors, isolation transformers, and mechanical relays.

Also got some grounding upgrades from mcmaster:





Coil Power Supply Update

3 04 2010

Received more capacitors from eBey. Eight total now. The last batch of parts arrive Tuesday the 6th.

Next step is to mount the electronics on an aluminum sheet. Although this is a relatively easy task… it feels daunting somehow. The smallest tasks are often the hardest for me.


Also made progress on the Kickstarter rewards:

Kind of interesting “spending time” with the patrons this way. I took a good look at each address to see the places this project has connected with all over the world. One reward is going to the NYC Google offices!








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