Unfortunately, we can’t spread the power pins on a CP4
I suspect it even happened (once) on my CP3, back in
Aug. 2013 – and its power pins were fine. Besides, the runaway problem continued
even when the new CP4 was moved to my former AP-900 mount, sitting on the rec
room floor, which has NOTHING mounted on its saddle except a D-Plate. The amber
LED “motor stall” warning come on just as on the AP-1200, which evidently has
nothing to do with an actual motor loading stall. It may just be a general
purpose Fault Light.
– Different mount, different motors, zero load. Really looks like an
internal DC loss to “some area or some component” on the circuit board, since it
still has plenty of supplied DC horsepower to run away at very high speed,
(repeatedly), until I hit a EWNS keypad button in a panic to kill the
previous slew. A previous CP4 software fresh reload didn’t change things.
Worrisome in an emergency – old software logic handling
Wouldn’t want my car’s engine computer to handle “DC fade outs”, or
isolated computer component failures, this way ... while it is in
From: Stuart Heggie stuart.j.heggie@...
Sent: Sunday, August 6, 2017 12:20 PM
Subject: Re: [ap-gto] AP900 CP2 Issue
I have had this happen and in my case, AP900GTO CP2 it was the pins
in the power socket needing to be gently spread back so they made proper