[TenTec] ten tec orion II power relay replacement

Steve Ellington steven4lq at gmail.com
Sat Dec 10 11:25:45 EST 2016

Measure the voltage across the relay coil and see if it's being hung up by
voltage or just a mechanical problem.
Can you pull the cover off the relay?
Steve N4LQ

On Sat, Dec 10, 2016 at 11:23 AM, denton sprague <denton at oregontrail.net>

> After several months of flakiness, the dc power relay in my Orion II
> decided to pretty much stay closed (on) all the time despite the front
> panel on/off switch position.
> Sometimes the relay will stay on for a few minutes, with the power switch
> in off position, then the relay will switch off.
> Shutting off the power supply itself  until the Orion cools down just
> about always put the relay in the off position.
> So assuming the relay is just about toast, I am looking for the
> aftermarket part number and where to get the dc power relay…
> Anything else other than the relay that could be causing the problem?
> The power switch seems to be ok.
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