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Re: TS 790 Sub display



There are two light bulps there , i had to put in new one`s a few time`s
already...
They are verry easy to fix!

All the best for 2005,
Chris PA5RWE

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gary Mayfield" <gary_mayfield@hotmail.com>
To: <nigel@ngunn.net>; <vlfiscus@mcn.net>
Cc: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 04, 2005 2:14 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] TS 790 Sub display


> All of these folks talking about light bulbs.  I've never heard of a light
> bulb going 'dimmer and dimmer'.
>
> Vince, isn't the TS-790 display and sub display based on 7 segment
L.E.D.s?
>
> If so, I have found the L.E.D. driver chips to be fairly robust.  Check
the
> caps around the output of the L.E.D. driver chip.  I hope you have a
> schematic!
>
> 73,
> Joe
> kk0sd
>
>
> Vince Fiscus, KB7ADL wrote:
>
> >The sub display on my TS 790 has been getting dimmer & dimmer over the
Past
> >year and now it's totally dark.  Has anyone else had this problem?  I'm
> >wondering if I can fix this myself or if it requires a new display.   I
> >don't think Kenwood will have parts for the 790 anymore.  Any help
> >appreciated.
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