This tech note contains instruction on how to remove an ADEPT(Piezo Drive) card from a Tiger Controller(TG-1000) and replace it with another.
The ADEPT(Piezo Drive card) comes paired with a Tiger Mother card. This card can be removed from the TG-1000 controller by unscrewing the 4 Faceplate Screws with a Flat screw driver.
Then Pull the entire card out to continue the repair
The ADEPT card , is connect to the Tiger Mother connector with 5 connectors.
Then Unscrew the four 4-40 mounting screws with a Phillips(Star) screwdriver.
Now the ADEPT Card can be removed from the Tiger Mother card.
Put the replacement ADEPT card on the four stand-off. And screw the four 4-40 mounting screws again.
Reconnect all the 5 connectors.
In the Picture , the low BNC connector, connects to the Left SMB connector (shown with RED arrows)
the Upper BNC connector , connects to the Right SMB connector (shown with PURPLE arrows)
Slide the Tiger-Mother card back into the Tiger Controller, and then you are done!
If you have any problems removing or installing the Adept Piezo Daughter Boards contact a ASI technician for further instructions on the procedure so that you don’t get frustrated and the system doesn’t get damaged.