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Old 02-20-2018, 11:31 AM
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Default Skyview Problem

In the process of installing dual Dkyview HDX. I am getting a message 'Skyview Network Connection Fault - Data 2 Pair (Pins 4 & 8)'. At the same time, Skyview is not detecting my two AP servos nor the Adahrs. Any ideas would help.
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Old 02-20-2018, 12:39 PM
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You'll want to ring out your serial/network cables for proper continuity and make sure you don't have recessed pins in any connectors. If both screens are showing the same error, look for a common connection to start troubleshooting.
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Old 02-20-2018, 09:18 PM
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I have seen this problem with a bad auto pilot servo, but usually it is a network cable that is not working correctly. Go into the settings and then to network status and see what devices are showing the fault. This should help you figure out where the problem is.
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Old 02-20-2018, 09:20 PM
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Start here. Check the pin locations in the AHARs. I had them wrong. Once put in the correct locations all three will be detected if the rest of the wiring is correct. Canít for the life of me figure out why I had them in the wrong locations, but I did.
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Old 02-22-2018, 05:15 PM
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I would like to thank the persons who replied to my post. It did turn out that the adahrs was wired incorrectly. It is now up and looking very happy Now on to the ap servos that have not been detected either.
Thanks again.
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Old 02-23-2018, 07:30 AM
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If the network does not recognize the autopilot servos then there may be a problem with the servo wiring. Pin out both harnesses for correct wiring. The autopilot calibration and servo test function will not be enabled unless BOTH SERVOS are recognized. I had this problem, and it turned out to be a faulty (new) pitch servo. Dynon happily replaced the servo and I was back in business.
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Old 02-23-2018, 09:41 AM
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I would like to thank the persons who replied to my post. It did turn out that the adahrs was wired incorrectly. It is now up and looking very happy Now on to the ap servos that have not been detected either.
Thanks again.
JB,

Confirm you have provided 12v to the AP servos from your main bus. They cannot be powered by the serial network, as are the AHRS.
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Old 02-23-2018, 11:51 AM
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And confirm that the A/P switch on the panel is on :-)
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Old 02-23-2018, 01:06 PM
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And confirm that the A/P switch on the panel is on :-)
Plus one for this^^^^

It has been the cause of quite a few AP system config. problems.
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Old 03-12-2018, 02:59 PM
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I have verfied 12v to the servos using the Vans wiring harnesses. They are stilool not showing in the Skyview Network Setup.
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