R80/RA81 diagnostic experience?

From: Kevin Handy <kth_at_srv.net>
Date: Mon Mar 15 08:59:20 2004

Paul Koning wrote:

>>>>>>"Jules" == Jules Richardson <julesrichardsonuk_at_yahoo.co.uk> writes:
> Jules> ...I'm totally confused by that - the sensor showed no signs of
> Jules> dirt. It hadn't worked in place in the drive, and nor did it
> Jules> work in isolation on the bench at first. Yet it showed signs
> Jules> of *some* life when originally in place within the drive, so
> Jules> there obviously wasn't a cable break.
>One guess would be a dirty connector. Unplugging and replugging can
>rub off oxide that may have accumulated over the years.
Or banging on the sensor dislodged the dust that it had collected. The card
you were using to test with may have scraped the lens clean.
Received on Mon Mar 15 2004 - 08:59:20 GMT

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