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Re: [TowerTalk] ERC-- Easy Rotor Control troubleshooting

To: Geoffrey Way <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] ERC-- Easy Rotor Control troubleshooting
From: Peter <>
Date: Sat, 14 Jan 2012 17:14:07 +0100
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Geoffrey Way schreef:
> Hi TTians,
> I bought the nice little ERC German-made rotator interface kit,
> and have put it together and installed it in my Ham-IV control
> box, but have a wrinkle.
> For reasons I don't yet understand, the brake release relay 
> isn't
> doing its job. If I manually press the brake release lever, the
> other 2 relays turn the antenna, and it stops on target. The
> brake release relay seems to do nothing, even though I hear it
> clicking. I double checked that the wires are correctly 
> connected
> to the manual switch leads, and the corresponding buss points
> on the kit.
> If there is someone who has this unit working correctly, I'd
> be interested to get some info on how the brake release
> relay behaves in their unit; perhaps I've overlooked something.
> -- KA1IOR
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Its better to ask here
We have 3 of them working but not with a hamIV.
Just check the  relay who have to activate the brake
The NO contact has to be closed when sending the turn command
Those contacts have to wired paralell to the NO contacts on the manual lever



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