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Re: G-5400



Hi Bill,

Problem solved! 

It was the 100ufd  motor cap in the control unit!

Thanks for the input. Upon careful review of the schematic that I 
received last night I noticed that the motor cap is not in the az rotor
as in the KX600. Tacked in a close value and voila!

Saved me tearing down the unit. 

Thanks to all, I am so glad that I had help. I would have mistakenly
sent the rotor in for repair had it not been for all of the sound advice.

See you on the birds very shortly,

Vince Risalvato
KD7AI


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "bill miller" <kk2l@sunline.net>
To: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>; <Vincesr@ij.net>
Sent: Sunday, March 18, 2001 9:05 AM
Subject: G-5400


> Hello Vince,
> I installed my G-5400B in 1994.  About 1998, I experienced (Ibelieve)
> the same symtoms that you describe.  The problem
> turned out to be the 100 mfd motor capacitor in the control unit.  If
> memory serves me, that is used for azimuth and the motor
> capacitor for elevation is installed at rotor unit itself.  Hope this
> may help.  Good luck!
> 73 Bill KK2L
> 

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