Gary J FollettDukes HiFi
dukeshifi at comcast.net
Mon Jun 13 09:50:43 EDT 2016
I forgot that, one should always replace THAT set of capacitors on the power distribution board first prior to any other repairs on an Orion. I am not sure they can cause this person’s problem but not impossible,
Google “Electrolytic capacitor plague” to see why.
> On Jun 13, 2016, at 8:42 AM, Kenneth Pearce <n4kcd at ix.netcom.com> wrote:
> It is likely the capacitors on the power supply board. They are easy to change and cost me about 8.00 from Mouser. Or you can send it to Ten Tec repair.
> Ken, N4KCD
>> On Jun 13, 2016, at 08:21, Lee Patton <W8HL at att.net> wrote:
>> I have a problem with the first two screens being faded, when I turn on my
>> Orion 1, the 3rd or working screen is always OK, so I don't have a problem
>> using the radio. Just concerned that something is going south and want to
>> fix it. Any suggestions?
>> Thank you for any suggestions.
>> Lee W8HL
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