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2020-11-24 (Zeiss 710NLO (multiphoton)): Zeiss 710 NLO: 2-photon/Chameleon laser repaired, system fully operational

11/24/2020 (UPDATE) >> Our service rep from Coherent replaced a defective board. This brought the 2P laser back online. In addition, the Zeiss service red addressed software configuration issue related to the board upgrade. The system is back up and fully operational!!

Thank you for your patience.

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10/16/2020 04:28pm >> Zeiss 710 NLO: 2-photon/Chameleon laser not working

The Chameleon 2-photon laser on the 710 is not working at the moment. We are working to determine the cause and solution. We will post an update as soon as we have any updates. The microscope can be used for 1-photon imaging (i.e. 477,488,514,543,594,633 exc).

2020-11-23 (Hitachi 7600 TEM): Hitachi 7600 TEM: Ruptured air line

The Hitachi has a ruptured air line. The service engineer will not be able to correct the line until Monday, November 30 at the earliest. Thank you for your continued patience.

2020-11-23: Thanksgiving Holiday: Office closed 11/26-11/27

Office closed: 11/26-11/28

In case of an emergency, please call facility staff (phone numbers are posted in hallway). Email non-urgent equipment issues to microscopy@jhmi.edu.

Happy Thanksgiving!

2020-10-22 (Zeiss LSM 780 FCS): Zeiss LSM 780: Working

The control board on the Zeiss LSM780 was replaced this morning by the service engineer. The microscope is back to full operating status. Thank you for your patience during this time.

2020-10-19 (Zeiss LSM 780 FCS): LSM 780: Issues with controller, scope not functional

The LSM780 is experiencing issues starting up and communicating with the computer. Our service engineer is going to try to attempt repairs later this week, but until we know the outcome of the repairs the system is non-functional.

2020-10-12 (MolDev IXM High Content Imager): IXM High Content Imager BACK ONLINE

Facilities has finished their work in Biophysics B3, and the IXM is back online. The tarp will remain in place for a few days in case more repairs need to be done in the near future, but the instrument is operational.

2020-10-12 (Nikon Fluorescence Dissection w/SLR): Fluor Microdissect. (NKD) moved to WBSB G11K (available 9-5 Mon-Sat)

The Nikon Dissection Microscope has been moved to WSBS G11. This is the last door on the left before the loading dock. As this is a private lab that is being shared with the Facility in the short-term, it will not be available 24/7. Hours are restricted to 9-5 Mon-Sat. Please plan accordingly.

2020-10-12 (Leo FESEM): Leo FESEM: Service visit scheduled for 10/16/2020

10/12/2020 10:11am (UPDATE) >> The Zeiss engineer will return to the facility for a second visit to repair the Leo FESEM. Thank you for your patience.

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7/25/2020 11:28am >> The Leo FESEM is unavailable until further notice. We have placed a service call with Zeiss and will update all users as soon as we have a repair date.

2020-06-21 (Workstation 2 (Elements/Imaris),Workstation 4 (ThunderSTORM, Microvolution)): Remote Access to Analysis Workstations

June 21, 2020: WKS1, WKS2, WKS4, WKS6: Remote access ONLY (instructions). WKS3 moved to WBSB G11 (both remote access and physical access available).

2020-06-11 (Leica Cryostat): Cryostat moved to WBSB G11 (available 9-5 Mon-Sat)

The Leica Cryostat has been moved to WSBS G11. This is the last door on the left before the loading dock. As this is a private lab that is being shared with the Facility in the short-term, it will not be available 24/7. Hours are restricted to 9-5 Mon-Sat. Please plan accordingly.

2020-06-11 (Olympus Color Station): Olympus Color/Histology Microscope >> moved to WBSB G11A (available 9-5 Mon-Sat)

The Olympus Color Station has been moved to WSBS G11A. This is the last door on the left before the loading dock. As this is a private lab that is being shared with the Facility in the short-term, it will not be available 24/7. Hours are 9-5 Mon-Sat. Please scheduled your time accordingly.

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