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Ioannis Baziotis <[log in to unmask]>
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Tried but still the dark part at the left of the image remains.

Στις Πέμ, 3 Ιαν 2019, 21:34 ο χρήστης Cyril Kirkland <[log in to unmask]>
έγραψε:

> If it is clipping at low mag try adjusting the Objective aperture. That is
> usually the first culprit.
>
>
>
> On Jan 3, 2019, at 11:21 AM, Straszheim, Warren E [BIOTC] <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> For the recent replies, it seems someone else must have suggested a
> problem with alignment. The 40x image definitely looks like an alignment
> issue. Something seems to be clipping the left side of the scan. I would be
> curious what it looks like as you zoom in gradually. I presume the shading
> on the left side moves out of the field of view.
>
>
>
> Others have commented on how to do alignments. I would agree, start with
> the manual.
>
>
>
> Do you have a cold finger on that probe? I vaguely recall that they can be
> rotated in and out of position. Perhaps it is in an intermediate position.
>
>
>
> You definitely seem to have a problem with linearity in the X-scan on the
> right side of the image. Something changed markedly between 950x and 1000x.
> Many systems change circuitry as you increase magnification. I can clearly
> hear relays kicking in and out on my current SEM. I suppose the probe would
> be the same. I would think the magnification has to be calibrated for each
> system and maybe matched between left and right sides and between top and
> bottom. Maybe you are simply out of calibration. (I don’t know that is
> something intended for regular users, even super-users.) Maybe it is a
> problem due to failing electronics. If so, I think you are looking at a
> service call.
>
>
>
> We have an 8200 that is no longer under contract. Usage is down and
> management could not justify $33K/year, nor could I. I had to call in a
> service visit on-demand. I think it cost me $8000 but that is a lot less
> than paying for the contract. It does help a lot that we have a service
> engineer about 50 miles away. It saves on travel costs.
>
>
>
> Warren Straszheim
>
> Iowa State University
>
>
>
> *From:* JEOL-Focused Probe Users List [mailto:[log in to unmask]
> <[log in to unmask]>] *On Behalf Of *Ioannis Baziotis
> *Sent:* Thursday, January 03, 2019 10:47 AM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* Re: [PROBEUSERS] [EXTERNAL] Re: [PROBEUSERS] Re: [PROBEUSERS]
> Re: [PROBEUSERS] URGENT HELP: JEOL JXA 8900 Superprobe
>
>
>
> OK, here are the photos.
>
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> Ioannis Baziotis [log in to unmask]
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> Agricultural University of Athens
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> Στις Πέμ, 3 Ιαν 2019 στις 6:42 μ.μ., ο/η Ioannis Baziotis <
> [log in to unmask]> έγραψε:
>
> Here is a set of consecutive photos (starting from low mag X40).  As you
> see, part of the image (at left) is dark (the same occurs both in SE and
> BSE). Also, toward higher mag, the image becomes "blurry" (or something
> like that).
>
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> Ioannis Baziotis [log in to unmask]
> Assistant Professor of Mineralogy and Petrology
> Agricultural University of Athens
> Laboratory of Mineralogy and Geology
> Athens, 11855 Greece
> (+30)210-529-4155
> Twitter: https://twitter.com/EGU_GMPV
> Personal site: http://ibaziotis.wix.com/ioannis-baziotis
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> Στις Πέμ, 3 Ιαν 2019 στις 6:35 μ.μ., ο/η William J Mushock <
> [log in to unmask]> έγραψε:
>
> Could you provide a picture or video of what you describe as internal
> reflections? And, are you convinced this is the result
>
> of the same issue? Confession: In a former life I was a field service rep
> for JEOL and had a lot of experience on the 8900s.
>
> I think it would be a big help to see what you are describing.
>
>
>
> Bill
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>
> On Thu, Jan 3, 2019 at 10:01 AM Collins, Keith W. <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> Unfortunately, It may be time to schedule a service visit from JEOL.
>
>
>
> *From:* JEOL-Focused Probe Users List <[log in to unmask]> *On
> Behalf Of *Ioannis Baziotis
> *Sent:* Thursday, January 3, 2019 3:55 AM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* [EXTERNAL] Re: [PROBEUSERS] Re: [PROBEUSERS] Re: [PROBEUSERS]
> URGENT HELP: JEOL JXA 8900 Superprobe
>
>
>
> We have cleaned and reseat all pc boards. Checked all the fuses at the
> front and back of the control unit but nothing changed. Any other ideas to
> test?
>
>
>
> Στις Παρ, 28 Δεκ 2018, 21:30 ο χρήστης Collins, Keith W. <
> [log in to unmask]> έγραψε:
>
> You can generally visually look at the fuse and see if the wire has burned
> out (magnifying glass helps) or use a volt ohm meter to test,.  IF the fuse
> is bad you replace it with the same rated fuse.  Fuses may be located in a
> block of fuses, on the circuit board or in a fuse holder in a wire (usually
> a twist to open).   Fuses should be marked on the wiring diagram.   I would
> suggest a service call.
>
>
>
> *From:* JEOL-Focused Probe Users List <[log in to unmask]> *On
> Behalf Of *Ioannis Baziotis
> *Sent:* Friday, December 28, 2018 10:56 AM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* [EXTERNAL] Re: [PROBEUSERS] Re: [PROBEUSERS] URGENT HELP: JEOL
> JXA 8900 Superprobe
>
>
>
> Ok.
>
> 1) how do you check them?
>
> 2) how do you replace them?
>
>
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> Στις Παρ, 28 Δεκ 2018, 20:37 ο χρήστης Collins, Keith W. <
> [log in to unmask]> έγραψε:
>
> Also check fuses a blown fuse to the scan coils can result in half an
> image.
>
>
>
> *From:* JEOL-Focused Probe Users List <[log in to unmask]> *On
> Behalf Of *Ioannis Baziotis
> *Sent:* Friday, December 28, 2018 9:22 AM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* [EXTERNAL] Re: [PROBEUSERS] URGENT HELP: JEOL JXA 8900
> Superprobe
>
>
>
> Great...i`ll try it. so, which PC boards you exactly mean? The one seeting
> at the front part of the control unit, or at the back, too?
>
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> Ioannis Baziotis [log in to unmask]
> Assistant Professor of Mineralogy and Petrology
> Agricultural University of Athens
> Laboratory of Mineralogy and Geology
> Athens, 11855 Greece
> (+30)210-529-4155
> Twitter: https://twitter.com/EGU_GMPV
> Personal site: http://ibaziotis.wix.com/ioannis-baziotis
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> Στις Παρ, 28 Δεκ 2018 στις 5:56 μ.μ., ο/η William J Mushock <
> [log in to unmask]> έγραψε:
>
> Ioannis,
>
>
>
> Turn off console power, remove the lower front cover and try re-seating
> the PC boards. Sounds like you may have developed
>
> a bad contact (oxidation) on the edge connector of one of the boards.
>
>
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>
>
> On Fri, Dec 28, 2018 at 8:25 AM Ioannis Baziotis <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
> Dear Colleagues,
>
> I have noticed the following problem on my JEOL JXA-8900 Superprobe.
> At the lowest magnification (40X), the 30% of the screen (left part) is
> black (either under SE or BSE). Please note, that under OM (reflected
> light) the image looks perfect. Also, at higher mag the horizontal movement
> (when inspecting a sample) is like having internal reflections. The
> filament has been replaced very recently, however, i had the same problem
> still occurring since the last week with the previous filament. Also, at
> higher mag (from 950X to 1000X and 9500X to 10000X) there is a considerable
> shift on horizontal axis. I tried the objective lense aperture (X and Y)
> however, nothing changed. Any idea for the problem and how can i fix it?
>
> All the best.
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