Summary of Assembly

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System laid-out before assembly.

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Carpets are connected to each other with a metal link. This link serves as a reference electrode for differential measurements of each dipole receiver.

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Receiver electronics are connected in sequence from a multiplexer located in the trolley and connect to the flat copper electrodes, pictured here with a blue protective film.

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The transmitter carpet is placed at the end of the sequence of receiver carpets. The Tx electronics are powered by their own battery (shown here on top of the electronics).

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Each receiver dipole is connected to a multiplexer controller in the trolley. The encoder wheel, spare transmitter battery and main battery are also housed in the trolley.

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Once completely assembled, the system is hitched to the back of a car and slowly pulled (ideally 1-2km/h). A laptop computer is used to acquire and store data.