780Solectria Controller Problems
- Apr 9, 2003
>Gordon,I have an AC-325 which is apparently a little less powerful than your
>Have you ever been inside your Solectria controller? Does your
>Force have a UMOC or Brussa controller? Any documentation in form
>of schematics of the innards?
UMOC425. I've never unbuttoned it. The only documentation that I
have is the Solectria Owner's Manual for Universal Motor Controllers.
This manual doesn't have any schematics or diagnostic information
>We are having a problem with our UMOC 425, and not getting any helpNo, I don't have any ideas. I've always been much stronger in design
>yet from Solectria. The 5 volt supply and analog command signal
>input has a lot of strange high frequency noise, 5 volts drops to
>3.6 volts when 5K pot is attached. Any ideas?
than in troubleshooting or repair of other's designs.
I'll send this note to the Solectria listserver to see if others can
help out on this matter.
It's my opinion that if Solectria is not going to support us when
trouble arises in these units, then they should provide us with
schematics, typical waveforms at different points, and a design
ATTENTION LIST: This controller is in a college-built hybrid that is
going to the Tour De Sol this spring. Any help would be appreciated.
1999 Solectria Force
2002 Toyota Prius
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