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Old 03-31-2018, 05:11 AM
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P.S. will they be at Sun n Fun? I'm going over next week.
From the exhibitor list:

TruTrak Flight Systems, Inc. A-093, A-094
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Old 04-02-2018, 11:44 AM
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Excellent I'll pop by and see what else there is if it turns out to be a write off.

Serial number is 102591, don't know how old it is, the plane is 8 years old but not sure if it was new then.

Heard back again from Corey and I need to fly to find out if theres anything I can provoke it do do or not do. Tomorrow hopefully, he'd like a video if I can get it failing regularly.

I opened the unit, checked all connections, D connector soldering etc nothing obvious though.

Thanks, Clive
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Old 04-02-2018, 12:41 PM
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Where did Lucas go??
Iíve also asked the question once before and no one ever commented. Itís a shame because Lucas brought a lot of good will to Trutrack from positive customer relationships.

Like some other folks said, my screen also failed and had to upgrade to the Vizion. That was about two years ago and I think then the cost was about $800 for the upgrade. I also had them install the auto wings level button at the same time.
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Old 04-02-2018, 01:07 PM
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https://www.crystalfontz.com/product...hic-lcd-122x32

Backlight has to be wired differently.
Thanks for info
Looked at display documentation looks like standard 5V back-light control
do you remember what was the difference in connections???
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Old 04-03-2018, 10:29 AM
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So after finding all the hardware looking spot on, wiring, soldering, earths etc. Flew briefly with the unit in charge and it was working OK. The heading number displayed by the unit was 50 degrees off which I've not seen before but I need to give it a bit more time in the air and read the book again.
I'm off to Germany when I get back from SnFun so that'll be a good opportunity to watch what it's doing and note down it's characteristics.
Will have at look at SnFun and see what I can replace it with.
Regards, Clive
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