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Offline lobsterman

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VP2 model 6152 display locked up
« on: January 12, 2019, 02:45:52 PM »
Powered down the unit to change to a NANO SD. On power up, the console display locks up, either on battery (new ones) only or AC only or both. Setup Done + - has no effect. The unit only beeps once on power up. Sounds as if I may need to call Davis unless there is a trick I have missed?

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Re: VP2 model 6152 display locked up
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2019, 03:07:14 PM »
So what happens if you take the Nano out again and just boot the bare console - simply as a test?
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Re: VP2 model 6152 display locked up
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2019, 03:19:41 PM »
So what happens if you take the Nano out again and just boot the bare console - simply as a test?

Same problem, with/without the NANO, and with/without the Davis expander.

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Re: VP2 model 6152 display locked up
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2019, 04:15:52 PM »
So what happens if you take the Nano out again and just boot the bare console - simply as a test?

Same problem, with/without the NANO, and with/without the Davis expander.

OK, power down the console completely (ie remove at least one battery and mains connection) and leave for a while - eg overnight if necessary. This may fix the problem. If not then the interconnect cable inside the console may need reseating or there may indeed be a more serious console fault.
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Re: VP2 model 6152 display locked up
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2019, 09:34:29 PM »
So what happens if you take the Nano out again and just boot the bare console - simply as a test?

Same problem, with/without the NANO, and with/without the Davis expander.

OK, power down the console completely (ie remove at least one battery and mains connection) and leave for a while - eg overnight if necessary. This may fix the problem. If not then the interconnect cable inside the console may need reseating or there may indeed be a more serious console fault.

Inadvertently I took your advice. Davis says leave it all unpowered for 30 secs or so, so finally I left it unpowered for an hour, which I guess gave any capacitors in the circuits time to discharge completely, and I am back online.

Thanks for your help.

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Re: VP2 model 6152 display locked up
« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2019, 10:11:53 PM »
good for you.
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