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#1 pyrasanth

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Posted 20 April 2019 - 01:00 PM

My Moravian G3 camera started to crash with the cooling on. The only thing that has really changed is the outside ambient temperature.

 

The power is taken from a power pole rig runner distribution and the same 12 volt power split across a switch panel in parallel to power both the camera and the filter wheel.

 

The cooling is having to work far harder in the heat with power going from 30% to over 70%. For a reason unknown at this power level the filter wheel seems to have a problem when mixed with the power supplied to the camera.

 

I've had to put in a dedicated 30 amp cable and give a switch solely to the camera. This has cured the issue of the camera not getting enough power.

 

This is a strange problem as the filter wheel probably takes less than an amp and it's okay in the cooler weather but ramp up the cooling and there is not enough for both on the same switch.




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