Re: {Collins} 516F-2 Update



Are you saying the fuse didn't blow until you touched the DMM test leads to
the socket terminal?  If so, then you may have the DMM set to measure
current instead of voltage. 
73,
Jim W8ZR

> -----Original Message-----
> From: JOHN PAVELICH [mailto:jpavelich@xxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Monday, February 20, 2012 10:14 AM
> To: collins@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: {Collins} 516F-2 Update
> 
> All
> 
> I received several hints that perhaps the octal socket had a carbon track,
so I 'lifted' both
> Blue wires and very carefully tested the AC Voltage from one side to
ground. I turned on
> the 32S-3, it powered up fine, but upon applying the DMM's test lead to
one of the (now
> free from the octal socket) Blue wires, the fuze blew again!
> 
> I changed DMMs, tested again, and the fuse  blew again!
> 
> Any ideas other than the socket?
> 
> 73
> 
> VE3XKD
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