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    Hi guys My name is Panagiotis

    My name can anyone tell me where I could find a Spectra Physics Chroma*5 or*a Stabilite 2550*power supply Schematic

    I have a power supply here that has a problem igniting the tube
    can anyone help me thank you

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    Hi Panagiotis...... Click image for larger version. 

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    I have a user manual if that helps at all !
    Where abouts are you based ?
    Have you got voltage across the tube ?
    Do you have filament glow/current ?

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ID:	47780 If in USA then best if you contact Steve = "mixedgas" - resident expert on Ion lasers !

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    Thank you for the user look like I need a manual*Service manual which has schematic

    Australia Melbourne Not a lot of help down here for days mixgas lasers Yes *I can see the Cathode light glow

    Have I have got 25 amp pacross the tube

    I do have voltage but I don't remember wot it is

    Thank you for your help

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    Steve or mixedgas will be most certainly able to help you out.. However you can also try to contact Spectra Physics: http://www.spectra-physics.com/company/contact
    In this case you might be lucky and get a PDF like I did with coherent which is just faster to navigate through.
    You might have to sign a contract to not post it online as these manuals are confidential just like Coherents manuals.

    Incase a part is broken and you need spares I have a friend in germany who still has a lot of argon/krypton chroma 5 tubes and spare parts and he is specialised on the chroma 5.
    If you don't get an answer back from the others let me know and I will get in touch with him.

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    Hi masterpj thank you mate

    I will contact mixgas and Steve and see if they can help me on my little problem
    Nice to know to have a good contact If need spares


    Thank you

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    Quote Originally Posted by lasergod View Post
    Hi masterpj thank you mate

    I will contact mixgas and Steve and see if they can help me on my little problem
    Nice to know to have a good contact If need spares


    Thank you
    Steve = mixedgas
    And no problem

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    Hi masterpj thank you mate

    I will contact mixgas and Steve and see if they can help me on my little problem
    Nice to know to have a good contact If need spares


    Thank you

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    Spectra ceased all Ion laser support as of January 15th of this year (2015). If you can reach one of their support staff, you might get some service data now that support has ended for the ceramic tubes. I have some sparse data on a how the C5's PSU operates, and a troubleshooting block diagram, but no schematics. A good technician or electrical engineer could get an idea of what is going on from what I have, but it cannot be made public and dumped on the net.

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