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ALERT ! : AV300 – ATMA PROBEHEAD MALFUNCTION

The system is down currently as the 1H channel of the ATMA probe is not functional. We are in the process of installing a back up probe and update the user base once it is ready for use. PLEASE NOTE : THE BACKUP PROBE WILL HAVE TO BE TUNED/MATCHED BY HAND – USING ‘wobb’ COMMAND.  […]

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UPDATE ! DRX499 – SYSTEM IS READY FOR USE

Users can start reserving time right now.  The system has the TXO-13C,19F {1H} -Z gradient probe shimmed up and calibrated. IMPORTANT : Please make sure you start “edte” and check that the temperature is stable at 298 K.  DEFAULT Shims : USE “rsh stdtxo” STANDARD pulses/power levels :  USE “getprosol” Please ask, if you have […]

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UPDATE – DRX499 : SYSTEM WILL BE READY ON MONDAY, 24 Apr

I am acutely aware of the long down time on this instrument and I convey my sincere gratitude for your patient cooperation all along.  The good news is that, the system is brought to a stable and reliable state as I write this.  Last but not least, the shim up needs to be completed before […]

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ALERT ! DRX499 – SYSTEM DOWN UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

A power supply failure is identified in one of the main components of the spectrometer and being looked into. This problem is unrelated to the probehead issue we were investigating.  As of now I can’t give a clear estimate of the down time but I hope to update the situation before the end of today. […]

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UPDATE : PHOENIX SERVER BACK ON LINE

If you notice a slowdown when you download data, please contact me with as much information as you can gather, about such a condition.  As of now, downloads from all nodes should proceed smoothly. NMR Facility Manager 4/17/17

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NOTE – FTP SERVER PHOENIX WILL BE OFF LINE FOR 30 MIN

For a short maintenance break, the FTP server will go offline.  Should be back in about 1/2 hour. If this changes, I will post an update to that effect.  Thank you for understanding. NMR Facility Manager 4/17/17

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ALERT ! DRX499 – DOWN FOR HARDWARE MAINTENANCE

Both RF as well as gradient sections need to be inspected/serviced to bring the instrument back to optimal condition. Some of these issues have been pending to be addressed and it is past due to get to these. Thank you for your patience and understanding. I expect the instrument to be back in operation by […]

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ALERT ! FREE TOPSPIN 3.5 SOFTWARE USERS…

The Bruker Topspin 3.5 software for processing is free for Academic users but the license has to be renewed every year.  Those of you who are already using the software need to know that the license expires by 31st March and you have to download the appropriate version file/license to continue using the software. The […]

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NOTE : TOPSPIN DATA SET NAMING CONVENTIONS

I happened to come across data set names that contain special characters such as “:” or “%”.  Although there is no rigid restriction that only ‘alphanumerics’ can be used in dataset names,  the use of special characters such as these are highly discouraged.  The underlying operating system most often interprets these characters in a special […]

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AV500 – UPDATE : SYSTEM IS FUNCTIONING NORMALLY

Both acquistion and Lock systems are checked to be normal.  Please proceed with instrument reservations and use. NMR Facility Manager 2/17/17

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