[TenTec] ten tec orion II power relay replacement
denton at oregontrail.net
Sat Dec 10 11:43:20 EST 2016
If I slap the top of the Orion the relay will switch to off…when the power switch is in off position.
Methinks mechanical…will know for sure when I pull out the relay board.
> On Dec 10, 2016, at 8:25 AM, Steve Ellington <steven4lq at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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