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#1 mark morgan

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Posted 27 July 2009 - 05:55 PM

hey guys
yesterday my bfd w/m-one was chattering @ set up
had the thumb wheels all the way in towards the toggle
and the motor just kept chattering back and forth
like it was searching for a home position
any thoughts, i thought it might be because of location maybe lots of rf
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Posted 27 July 2009 - 06:01 PM

I discussed a problem with "chattering" with Master Primes, and thought it was only when the motor was in contact with the lens, but a while back I experienced this off the lens, with one of the rollers at its extreme position, and the motor went off on one too..

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hey guys
yesterday my bfd w/m-one was chattering @ set up
had the thumb wheels all the way in towards the toggle
and the motor just kept chattering back and forth
like it was searching for a home position
any thoughts, i thought it might be because of location maybe lots of rf


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#3 Jess Haas SOC

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Posted 27 July 2009 - 06:53 PM

I have had similar (although not identical) symptoms when my BFD couldn't get enough power. In that instance the status light on the receiver was changing colors instead of staying solid green.

~Jess
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#4 JimBartell

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Posted 27 July 2009 - 06:59 PM

If this is happening when the calibration knobs are all the way towards each other (at the stops) you may need a new calibration pot. They tend to wear out in exactly this fashion. They way to tell is to move the knobs slightly away from the end and see if the problem stops.

Jim "Pot expert" Bartell
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#5 mark morgan

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Posted 27 July 2009 - 10:31 PM

aloha jim
it happened at all positions on the thumb wheels
but like i said maybe it was location,i was smack dab
in the middle of the state capitol building here on oahu
or its just little menehunes




If this is happening when the calibration knobs are all the way towards each other (at the stops) you may need a new calibration pot. They tend to wear out in exactly this fashion. They way to tell is to move the knobs slightly away from the end and see if the problem stops.

Jim "Pot expert" Bartell


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#6 mark morgan

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Posted 01 August 2009 - 04:59 PM

got a chance to test out the bfd away from the capitol building
and it working just fine,so i am sure that there is some serious
rf or defense technology going on at our state capitol building and heck why not
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