It was hardware

Those of you who read yesterday’s entry will remember that the prevalent thought from the vendor at the time was that it was a software problem and not a hardware one. Well it took them most of today to figure out what the problem was, but it turns out that it was a hardware problem after all.

I have to say that I was finding hard to believe that it was a software problem since we had been using that robot for almost 2 months without that problem surfacing. It made much more sense that it would be a hardware problem.

There is still the issue of replacing that bad hardware part; but apparently it can be done without stopping the robot. As the engineer said: “It should not affect the robot as it is hot swappable”. Hopefully our luck is better during that swap than it has been the last couple of days…

Good night!


About cthibodeau

I am a baby-boomer who is now in his second career after spending 10 years in the military. I now work in the computer field, which also happens to be one of my hobbies. I also like to sing, play the guitar to accompany my singing, and play the piano when I practice (which is pretty much never these days)
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