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Quote:Were you able to determine if the plug that goes into the mount actually had power? I recently had to resolder the wire onto the center post of the male 12v plug. Ohhh idea...can't you plug the 12v thingy into the handbox to see if it powers up?
Quote:The fuse in my 12V cord blew not long ago. In fact I don't think it blew as much as it (the fuse element) just broke.This fuse is in the tip of the 12V lighter plug and replacing the fuse made it work again. If you have not checked the fuse, do that first.
Quote: there is one component between the 12v jack and autoguider port that looks like it may have overheated.
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Quote:Quote: there is one component between the 12v jack and autoguider port that looks like it may have overheated. Yes that capacitor has failed. It was across the input power lead. The feed to it (and thus to the rest of the circuitry) was killed by the shorted cap (probably a trace on the circuit board has failed) so you'll need to fix that and reestablish the power feed after you replace the cap.
Quote:That capacitor is a $0.50 part. And you can replace it quite easily (takes all of 2 minutes). Well that's what I'd do..
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