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GIZMO1D1
01-27-2007, 12:39 PM
hi folks its me again.. ((standing humble before you)..

located problem.. no power..

tested power supply board / no output / i believe to be ...5 volts to legs and /12volts dc to run board,,

removed circut board and located coil not soldered... heated /remove and reinstalled... tested and wow...its chipping away now!!!

thanks for all the good folks out here and im sorry to start off on the wrong foot!..

hope this helps someone...

the giz

1st pic is the coil /bad coil!...

http://images4.pictiger.com/thumbs/9d/24b40d5a276a2770e584a0c31fb99c9d.th.jpg (http://server4.pictiger.com/img/870368/picture-hosting/picture-222--003.php)

http://images5.pictiger.com/thumbs/0e/67cc497070c3598b2685890b54fca20e.th.jpg (http://server5.pictiger.com/img/881009/picture-hosting/picture-222--004.php)
http://images5.pictiger.com/thumbs/1e/2219329be58b2a871e344f7df7cabe1e.th.jpg (http://server5.pictiger.com/img/881010/picture-hosting/picture-222--001.php)

http://images4.pictiger.com/thumbs/c3/1512e88c57a20f67b7a1bd50019fa4c3.th.jpg (http://server4.pictiger.com/img/870375/picture-hosting/picture-222--002.php)



a lesson learned... ya get more bees with honey..?..not salt? (something like that?...lololo

the giz

Autodoc
01-27-2007, 12:43 PM
You must really know your way around electronics! I probably would not have found that one! Good job.

Glad to have you back and chipping.

Post some pics of your first (or second) project.

Wayne

pkunk
01-27-2007, 12:45 PM
Great repair! Not for everyone though. :)
BTW, you can upload your pics direct to CW forum from your computer without hosting.

Malfunction
01-27-2007, 12:48 PM
really nice job on finding and fixing the problem. being a maintenance mechanic myself i can appreciate your determination in getting your fix done.

BoardSilly
01-27-2007, 01:39 PM
Would this type of self repair void your warranty?

Jeff_Birt
01-27-2007, 02:41 PM
Great fix Giz,

I would guess that the coils were wave solderd with the rest of the board. Sometimes the large pads/leads won't heat up as quick as the rest of the board and you can get some cold solder joints. Couple that with the fact that everyone is now soldering lead free ( a VERY new technology comparitivly ) and I expect many more problems related to soldering on all electronic items over the next 5 or so years. ( That's why aircraft electronics are exempt from the lead free regulation, they want to get it all sorted out before hand ).

Anyhow, great fix.

Digitalwoodshop
02-02-2007, 06:58 PM
Nice Job fixing the unit. Thanks for the pictures.

AL