Storm Reliability

zinc zinc at zifi.genetics.utah.edu
Thu Dec 5 15:22:05 EST 1996


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Rodgers Palmer <rodgers at paris.chem.yale.edu> writes:

> We purchased a Storm 840 from Molecular Dynamics several months ago.
> It has worked well (though I agree with some other posts about the 
> software not being ideal.)  Recently, however, we have
> experienced some problems with this machine, especially in relation
> to the motor which drives the scan head.  Has anyone else out there 
> who has used the machine (or know others who have used the machine) 
> heard of similar problems-and how frequent these problems may be?

we just had to have our motor replaced.  according to the maintenance
person, they have been having a few problems with these.  after being
replaced, ours works just fine.

and, i actually like the software (this is under NT) except that you
cannot rotate the images after scanning which is sometimes useful.

- -pjf

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