MDM Observatory's 8K CCD array project based at Columbia Astrophysics Laboratory:
Description of Controller e-mail:

Telephone: (212) 854-7899


Eight CCDs read out in parallel via Leach2 boards, with 2 DSP timing boards (Motorola 56002), 4 dual video processors, 4 dual clock drivers, 2 utility boards, 2 S-bus inteface boards in two enclosures including backplanes and power supplies, cabling, grounding. Cables from boards mate with hermetic connectors on cryostat. Feedthroughs and cables in electronics boxes are fiber optics.