3353Re: AH Counter
- Dec 3, 2007David:
Thanks for the advise. I got a person at Georgia Tech to do what you
suggested, bypassing the short and replacing the resistor, and the AH
counter is working once again.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "David Patterson"
>near the connector on the circuit board. If the 100 ma fuse inside is
> Long answer:
> I have had some success in repairing the shorting problem at or
good, chances are the board/circuit is OK and the filter resistor
acted as a fuse when input shorted over at edge of circuit board.
Look at that area for burned board traces, water trails, etc. I
isolated and bypassed that area and ran wire from screw connector to
inside board fuse holder after cleaning up burnt area. Coated with
clear RTV to further isolate.
>in added fuse box.
> You also have another 2 amp fuse for the AH meter under the hood,
>repaired, resistor replaced, unit is working OK. Filter is not
> I am not sure that the resistor was 1000 ohms but when short was
documented in any diagrams I have seen.
>don't think BRUSA makes the meter anymore, other brands are
> Short answer:
> You may be able to save the unit, It is worth giving it a look. I
available. See Xantrex Link 10 product for example.
> David Patterson
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