[3dem] Falcon 3 question

Mariena Silvestry Ramos ms3289 at cornell.edu
Thu Oct 4 15:00:20 PDT 2018

Dear David,

We don't have a Falcon but we do have a K2 with DigiScan and a bunch of boxes for Spectroscopy and one of my supervisors found this company called Ucoustics (I think based out of Germany). We recently switched from aN FEI cabinet to one for the K2, DigiScan and assorted boxes (controller boxes, K2 PC, etc) and it has worked amazing. 

The noise reduction is incredible and because it's so big, I went in and closed the door (I was 8 months pregnant at the time, so it's pretty spacious) and it was quiet (very eery considering the amount of noise the K2 processor generates). The cabinet has fans that can be controlled via a website, so it helps a lot keep the cabinet vented, since we found out the hard way that the K2 stops working if enclosed in one of those FEI cabinets. Oy! And between another manager, a student, and I, we moved and adjusted the racks to accomodate the K2 equipment as the cabinet is quite spacious compared to the ones that come standard with the Titan or Arctica. 

Good luck!


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> On Oct 4, 2018, at 1:46 PM, Morgan, David Gene <dagmorga at indiana.edu> wrote:
> Hi,
>    For those of you who have Falcon 3 cameras, what sort of server rack have you found to be best/most useful/etc.?
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