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  • RS Moreland
    John, Thanks for the reply. I ll it a look as soon as I can. Can t make it any worst by trying. Regards, Bob ... Blockbuster Total Access, No Cost.
    Message 1 of 6 , Apr 5, 2008
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      John,
      Thanks for the reply.
      I'll it a look as soon as I can. Can't make it any worst by trying.
      Regards, Bob


      --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, John Wilson
      <radiowilson@...> wrote:
      >
      > I also lost rain readings on my 2310 once. The bucket
      > is OK, the reed relay in the bucket housing was OK,
      > wires were OK to the RJ connector on the remote unit
      > was OK. I connected directly to the connections on the
      > PC board of the temp/hygro and thre were no
      > indications of rain recording.
      >
      > The main chip on the unit is buried under epoxy. I
      > traced the two lines from the RJ connector to where
      > they converged into the chip....scraped through the
      > solder mask (that green coating) to expose the trace
      > and found there to be no connection to the RJ-11!
      >
      > Somehow the traces were open (in two places, it turns
      > out). I soldered jumpers around the failure points and
      > all is up and OK again. There were no "burnt" marks on
      > the board...it appears that the trace etching on my
      > unit was subject to specks of dust/dirt or the
      > negative was scratched...leaving a very thin trace in
      > two spots.
      >
      > Something to look into, if you wish a try to repair
      > the unit you have.
      > Good Luck.
      > John
      >
      >
      >
      >
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