Thanks Mike. No, this is not the "slow display coming on" issue, which I have
seen a few times as well. But the second problem that listed in the link you
provided, "cap failure" that was listed by VK6DG, is interesting.
What I see when I push the power button is NOTHING! No display, No little LED
indicators, no nothing! It's like it's unplugged from the wall. If I leave the
button pushed in for about 4 to 5 minutes, it comes on.
From: "Mike Gilmer, N2MG" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "email@example.com" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, July 30, 2012 8:46 AM
Subject: Re: [Yaesu] FT1000MP Does not power up for 4 to 5 minutes
Not sure if this applies:
> On 7/30/12, Carl Lester <email@example.com> wrote:
>> I was wondering if anyone has seen this one? This started about a month
>> ago. My FT1000MP sometimes does not power up. You push in the "POWER"
>> button and nothing happens! It is most disturbing. But, if you leave the
>> power button pushed in and wait for about 4 to 5 minutes, it comes on and
>> everything is fine. It does not do this every time, it does it every couple
>> of days. I can not seem to pick up on any pattern. The only
>> semi-consistent thing is the wait time until it powers up is always 4 to 5
>> minutes. The only other thing is it seems to more likely do it if I have
>> not turned it on for a few days.
>> Anyway, has anyone seen this issue? Any ideas?
>> Thanks! and 73,
>> Carl, K2YR
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