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Re: [Orion] Orion display issue

To: k2xx@swva.net
Subject: Re: [Orion] Orion display issue
From: Duane A Calvin <ac5aa@juno.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Apr 2006 18:27:17 -0500
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        If your main tuning encoder works for tuning, and the only place
it doesn't work is the menu selection, then something else is wrong.  One
of the TT service guys could probably help a lot on this one!

        73,  Duane

On Fri, 07 Apr 2006 12:47:43 -0400 Joe Giacobello <k2xx@swva.net> writes:
> John, I spoke too soon.  The highlighted line in every menu is now 
> totally immobile whether using the front panel Main knob or the knob 
> on 
> the remote pod.  Since I use the N4PY software, I don't need this 
> function most of the time.  Nevertheless, does that still point to 
> the 
> encoder as the source of the problem?
> Thanks for the link to the site with the encoder repair.  It may 
> well 
> come in handy.
> 73, Joe
> John (KE5C) wrote:
> >>John, thanks for your input.  Well, the low contrast setting still 
> persists
> >>    
> >>
> >(You should pardon the expression.), but it looks like the weird 
> behavior of the
> >selection (Main) knob must arise from a faulty encoder or the like. 
>  The
> >selection process works fine with the remote pod's knob.
> >
> >i assume you did the v2 mod.  when you had the front off, it's 
> possible you
> >didn't get one of those jumpers from the encoder to the board fully 
> seated.  you
> >also might be able to talk tt into sending you an encoder, and 
> replacing just a
> >few steps more than doing the v2 mod in the first place:
> >
> >(url also attached)
> >
> >just take the knob off from the front, remove the four mounting 
> screws, and the
> >big encoder comes free.
> >
> >73, john
> >  
> >
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Duane Calvin, AC5AA
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