Re: T2-135 appears to have failed
- Thanks Scott, that did it.
The board is operating again.
Started testing again.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Scott Miller <scott@...> wrote:
> Sounds like maybe the firmware was corrupted somehow. Turn it off,
> start otwincfg, disable turbo mode, click 'connect', and then turn on
> the radio and make sure it's in data mode. That should get you a prompt
> to upload new firmware.
> Sometimes the wiring inside the DR-135, from the T2 board to the rear
> DB9, is a little flaky and it doesn't handle high speed data very well.
> Disabling turbo mode usually fixes that.
> On 10/9/2011 5:28 PM, jmg.1961 wrote:
> > I just purchased a T2-135 last week and installed it in my DR-135. It
> > was working well up through this afternoon.
> > I have been logging data on my computer from the serial port and this
> > evening I noticed that the T2-135 was no longer reporting data and it
> > did not respond to the keyboard. I tried taking the radio in and out of
> > data mode and cycling power but it no longer responded. I just got some
> > garbage characters when I first enabled it.
> > I took the bottom cover off the radio and observed that as soon as the
> > radio was put in data mode the red and green LEDs started flashing
> > continuously about twice per second.
> > I removed the T2-135 from the radio and connected an external T2 and
> > that still works fine.
> > It looks like the T2-135 has died.
> > Anything else I could try?