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Battel Engineering, Inc.
10020 North 58th Street
Scottsdale, AZ  85253
office: (480) 991-9747
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4. LV Control Module for PIXL X-Ray Head

The LV Control Module in combination with the x-ray head in the preceding picture represents the complete 30 kV high voltage system for the PIXL instrument. It is co-located on the arm and interfaces to the PIXL electronics unit in the body of the rover through a 10 meter flex cable that runs along the arm. The LVCM includes the high voltage oscillator plus circuitry for both powering the filament and achieving precision closed-loop emission control.

 

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