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Tom Wienholt
Master Film Handler

Posts: 367
From: Towson, MD, USA
Registered: Dec 2002


 - posted 08-04-2008 12:10 AM      Profile for Tom Wienholt   Email Tom Wienholt   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Kelmar reverse scan reader. Yesterday sound cut out but red light visibly on. Turned power off and on a few times and sound came back on. Today red light and sound stopped working in the middle of the show. There is a electronic burnt up smell coming from the back of the solar cell. Tried replacing power module control board (DCPM-1000) which is not part of the solar cell but did not fix the problem. What could be wrong?

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Richard Fowler
Film God

Posts: 2381
From: Ft. Lauderdale, FL, USA
Registered: Jun 2001


 - posted 08-04-2008 06:43 AM      Profile for Richard Fowler   Email Richard Fowler   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
It sounds like you have a defective solar cell ( 33014 ) or solar cell board (CAT655). The board has resistors and other components that could fail. Some of the power supplies have had some issues.

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