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Offline edwire

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Short Out SilverTron
« on: March 05, 2021, 12:31:16 AM »
Need some help with my SilverTron. It looks like I've accidentally short out the board. The SilverTron won't read the anode nor the cathode any longer.

Is there a way to reset?
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Re: Short Out SilverTron
« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2021, 12:39:01 AM »
May be faulty cables? I'm going to rule out the cables.
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Re: Short Out SilverTron
« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2021, 12:51:12 AM »
Same result, I've accidentally short out the board while trying to do a direct connection (like in the picture).
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Re: Short Out SilverTron
« Reply #3 on: March 05, 2021, 01:02:23 AM »
Is there a way to calibrate SilverTron?
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Re: Short Out SilverTron
« Reply #4 on: March 05, 2021, 10:49:04 PM »
Same result, I've accidentally short out the board while trying to do a direct connection (like in the picture).
I suspect you shorted out the connector when you soldered the positive wire on.  Excess heat melts the plastic insulator in the connector allowing it to short out.
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Re: Short Out SilverTron
« Reply #5 on: March 05, 2021, 11:29:52 PM »
Anything that I can do to fix?
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Re: Short Out SilverTron
« Reply #6 on: March 05, 2021, 11:38:29 PM »
You would have to replace the connector.  When soldering it, make sure to have the lead wire plugged in to keep the center contact from moving.
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Re: Short Out SilverTron
« Reply #7 on: March 06, 2021, 08:56:11 PM »
Thank you, I'll try next week and will update.
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Re: Short Out SilverTron
« Reply #8 on: March 06, 2021, 08:57:32 PM »
You would have to replace the connector.  When soldering it, make sure to have the lead wire plugged in to keep the center contact from moving.
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Re: Short Out SilverTron
« Reply #9 on: March 07, 2021, 12:08:32 PM »
You would have to replace the connector.  When soldering it, make sure to have the lead wire plugged in to keep the center contact from moving.
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Re: Short Out SilverTron
« Reply #10 on: March 13, 2021, 06:09:51 PM »
You would have to replace the connector.  When soldering it, make sure to have the lead wire plugged in to keep the center contact from moving.
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Re: Short Out SilverTron
« Reply #11 on: April 04, 2021, 05:03:40 PM »
You would have to replace the connector.  When soldering it, make sure to have the lead wire plugged in to keep the center contact from moving.
Kephra, I'm afraid to touch my master piece. Can I ship back? I'll compensate for your time.
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Re: Short Out SilverTron
« Reply #12 on: April 05, 2021, 10:34:20 PM »
Sorry, I am not able to do that anymore.
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Re: Short Out SilverTron
« Reply #13 on: April 06, 2021, 02:52:10 AM »
Sorry, I am not able to do that anymore.
I appreciate your consideration and time, I'll wait until I can find a qualified electrician.

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Re: Short Out SilverTron
« Reply #14 on: April 06, 2021, 12:47:22 PM »
The digikey.com part number for the connector is  839-1291-ND
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