Thank you, Sir!
on 4/4/10 10:41 PM, Jim Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> On Sun, 04 Apr 2010 22:19:34 -0700, Steve Robinson wrote:
>> My pilot lamp on my G-1000DXA is out too. I popped the case off and it looks
>> like a pain in the butt to get to the light. Did you have any trouble?
> No, it was pretty painless. I ignored the light, clipped the leads from it,
> and used them to feed my LEDs. The controller is fairly easy to get apart and
> the manual clearly shows the circuitry, even to the number of the connector
> and pin numbers that feed the bulb. I prepared the LEDs as a series string,
> carefully insulating the wiring with heat shrink, hooked the string up to the
> wires that fed the old bulb, shone a flashlight through the right side bezel
> to verify that it would illuminate that scale well, rigged the LEDs as a
> vertical string along that bezel, and used Scotch 88 to hold them in place.
> Not elegant, but it worked very well. Took about an hour and a half. I
> already had LEDs in the junk box from previous trips to my favorite surplus
> house. :)
> Jim K9YC
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