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Old Ink Impedes CT Scanner Fix

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Rob Spiegel
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Re: Too simple for smart
Rob Spiegel   4/24/2012 12:21:36 PM
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I agree, Chuck. Like many of the Sherlock Ohms blogs, it's hard to imagine how they figured out such an off-the-wall solution. It is certainly not intuitive. The trick here was remembering something odd from the past.

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Re: Too simple for smart
Charles Murray   4/23/2012 8:29:05 PM
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So they were able to fix a CT scanner by drawing a line with black ink...Sometimes, I think it takes a better "detective" to find find a simple solution, like this one.

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Too simple for smart
Rob Spiegel   4/23/2012 10:47:04 AM
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This is what I love about the Sherlock Ohms postings. You can turn the equipment upsidedown to find the problem, but in the end, it was a line that had to be drawn darker. This is a common solution to difficult problems -- look at what was difficult at an earlier stage in the equipment's development.

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