create new tag
view all tags

Atlys Board Failure

This is the collected information from the board failure that happened September 29th 2016

  • After getting wire bonds fixed Atlys board was no longer functioning.
    • No major incident of physical damage to board, or noticeable sparking.
  • Board failure has been seen at other institutions.
    • DCDC power block (IC16) breakdown at Liverpool.
    • Craig Sawyer (Oxford) reported 2 boards with broken regulator (IC15)
    • Following images from Craig of broken board under thermal camera
    • image001.jpg
    • Before powering.
    • image002.jpg
    • Powered board, IC15 regulator running at high temperature.
    • image003.jpg
    • Same board, now showing underside.
  • To fix board failure regulator is getting replaced. Backup Atlys board has been ordered.
A backup Atlys board was purchased and has been in use. The original board had IC16 replaced however it still did not work.

-- Tom-Erik Haugen - 2016-10-07


Topic attachments
I Attachment History Action Size Date Who CommentSorted ascending
JPEGjpg image001.jpg r1 manage 21.7 K 2016-10-07 - 21:18 TomErikHaugen  
JPEGjpg image002.jpg r1 manage 18.1 K 2016-10-07 - 21:18 TomErikHaugen  
JPEGjpg image003.jpg r1 manage 21.3 K 2016-10-07 - 21:18 TomErikHaugen  
Edit | Attach | Watch | Print version | History: r2 < r1 | Backlinks | Raw View | Raw edit | More topic actions
Topic revision: r2 - 2016-10-12 - TomErikHaugen
This site is powered by the TWiki collaboration platform Powered by PerlCopyright © 2008-2020 by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding TWiki? Send feedback