[TenTec] Orion display

Dave Heil k8mn at frontiernet.net
Wed Feb 18 11:57:10 EST 2009

Ralph Matheny wrote:
> I wonder if anybody has successfully changed the display in an Orion in 
> the field.  My display is getting pretty bad (lines, dark places) and I am
> going to nhave to give in and make a fix.  I hate to ship it back to TT
> and pay the extra if I can do it here....I'm a pretty good 
> fixer-upper......
> Comments and pitfalls???
> Ralph Matheny
> 207 Gibbons Place
> Marietta Ohio  45750
> mathenyr at marietta.edu

There's a very good likelihood that it isn't the display but the 
electrolytic caps on the little voltage regulator board.  If you don't 
like the idea of changing the caps, T-T has the populated boards for not 
much more than $40.


Dave K8MN

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