Re: More lightening
Thanks for the reply.
I'll it a look as soon as I can. Can't make it any worst by trying.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, John Wilson
> 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.
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