For Alan

Alan Uomoto has been teaching us about the power supply at LCO.  Rather than calling it clean and dirty, the actual difference between the different circuitry is whether they go direct (white outlets) or through an un-interuptable power supply (UPS) (orange outlets).  Alan, this one’s for you!

Before Alan

After Alan

(And — despite how it looks from the outlets — we really are in Chile!  The observatory is highly USA-compatible.  I haven’t even used my plug adaptor yet!)

Update: And here is the MagAO-certified power protector I made to keep people from stepping on the plugs and cords above:

Power cords protector, standing around the plugs imaged above

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