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Forum: Electrical Systems 06-02-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,662
Posted By Jason
Lower the resistor value, up the Watts

I have had a lot of experience with this SSF-1 flasher from B&C. We have been using it in our panel builds for years. With the HID and LED's becoming so popular we began seeing issues using...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-06-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,212
Posted By Jason
Chelton problems

I'd be happy to help. Unfortunately I'm on my way to Sun n Fun tomorrow. I do most of the tech support at Aerotronics and am very familiar with the Chelton system. First of all I'd have to know...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-31-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,367
Posted By Jason

If you have a panel we built ten years ago, give me a call. When we build a panel we take dozens of pictures of the backside and all angles for just such an event. I can get you pointed in the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-27-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,725
Posted By Jason
field voltage

I suspect your voltage was so low on what was left of your battery, the alternator field circuit couldn't excite your alternator. Your alternator is not a permanent magnet and therefore requires...
Forum: Midwest 10-04-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,227
Posted By Jason

I have a couple of new "still in the box" Pin Point's I'd be willing to send you to make this happen. Feel free to call me at work and I can get it shipped tomorrow (Fri the 5th).

Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-19-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,400
Posted By Jason
I have come across this as well with a few panel...

I have come across this as well with a few panel we've built in our shop. To see if the issues each of you are hearing are the same I've come across, try reducing the back lighting on the Skyview...
Forum: GPS 09-16-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,409
Posted By Jason
430W Software

I'm not at work and am going a bit on memory, I can check when I get in the office tomorrow to be certain. The thing to remember is the 430 and 530 have two types of software. There is Main...
Forum: GPS 05-15-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,208
Posted By Jason

I got ya covered, the rebates were announced today. All of us dealers got the email, its valid from May 15 thru August 15 2012. Give me a call tomorrow.
Jason Smith
Aerotronics Inc.
Forum: COMM 02-02-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,783
Posted By Jason
Gary, The display on the SL-30 gets its power...

The display on the SL-30 gets its power from the Nav side. If you power up only the Nav side I'd expect to see the "Com Failure" message. If you power up the Com side only you will not see the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,756
Posted By Jason
Passed Checkride

On Thursday November 10th the skies got a a little busier. After a two hour oral and 1.6 flight hours I was handed my Private Pilot Certificate. My journey began after I won a scholarship from AEA...
Forum: GPS 05-21-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,033
Posted By Jason
chelton interface

I have a 430/330/DAC/Chelton specific wiring diagram on PDF on my computer at work. It showes the exact wiring interface and describes the setting needed to make them all play together. Shoot...
Forum: GPS 05-21-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,033
Posted By Jason
430 chelton/interface

The 430 will not directly interface to the Chelton. I assume you have the IDU I series Chelton (experimental version). There is a way to make it work however. You will need to have or add a DAC...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-01-2009, 10:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,683
Posted By Jason
Warranty issues

The two year warranty should be honored. Perhaps a little explanation to the field service engineer at Garmin is in order.

As a Garmin dealer and primary tech support person at Aerotronics, I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 21,104
Posted By Jason
rock rack

I have a dozen of them on order and according to Stan at Aveo they will ship just after the new year. This will be my first experience with these switches and I am looking forward to seeing...
Forum: GPS 09-23-2008, 06:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,588
Posted By Jason
CLR key

Holding the ENT key during power up will access the programming pages. I wanted to point out holding the CLR key while powering up will delete all user inputed items such as user way points and...
Forum: COMM 06-06-2008, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,040
Posted By Jason
Flat rate fee


First I want to say I can't speak for the decisions Garmin has made regarding their flat rate fee program. I'm sure there are many reason for their pricing.

I visited Garmin about a year...
Forum: COMM 06-04-2008, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,040
Posted By Jason
340 warranty

Pat, you need to check the date you purchased the audio panel. Garmin has a one year warranty for all non-aviation related products, however you have a two year warranty on all aviation related...
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-29-2008, 03:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,546
Posted By Jason
New VM 1000C

I have been dealing with this with a few of my customers. Let me give you a quick discription of events involving Vision Microsystems. Lance Turk (original owner of VMS) designed and developed the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-20-2008, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,024
Posted By Jason
Terminating sleeving

I use this type of sleeving all the time. I have found the easiest way to keep the ends from fraying is to cut it with a hot soldering iron. This melts the fraying ends while cutting it to the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-16-2008, 08:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,837
Posted By Jason
Garmin flat rate fee

As an avionics dealer I run into this anytime I have to return a Garmin product. If the unit is out of warranty a flat rate repair fee is charged. Garmin went to this police about two years ago. I...
Forum: GPS 01-16-2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,528
Posted By Jason

You can use a good quality relay intended for this purpose like the one here:
or you can use a combination of small relays, say...
Forum: GPS 01-15-2008, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,528
Posted By Jason
CDI relay

Yes, you can wire two seperate sources (GNS430 & SL-30) into a single CDI. You should use the MD-200-306 indicator from Mid Continent if you wish to have the Back Course annunciator from the SL-30...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-07-2007, 09:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,894
Posted By Jason
how to mount

The receptical is a two piece unit. You unscrew to back housing from the receptical, cut the appropriate hole size and screw the two pieces back together sandwitching between the panel.
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-13-2007, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,438
Posted By Jason
AML switches

I will be at Sun-N-Fun and have three panel examples of these switches. We use them all the time and have them in our demo panels at Booth A-59. I work for Aerotronics and can answer any questions...
Forum: GPS 04-13-2007, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,214
Posted By Jason
more info

I am suggesting for my customers to coil up the excess. Garmin had good reason to require this and who am I to say it would be OK not to. Im not saying the GPS will not work only it must not work up...
Forum: GPS 04-12-2007, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,214
Posted By Jason
Installation notes

As an avionics tech at Aerotronics I have done a dozen WAAS upgrades for my expermental customers. Here are a few things I found important and you want to keep in mind when updating your 430 or...
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