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stin55
#1 Posted : 31 December 2019 20:09:03

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Hi Guys

finally, put my R2 together. After some initial issues with the head movement I now have everything working with the exception of the main status light, it only every shows red or its off, never blue or purple. i have tested the light with the test board in issue 1 and it will display the blue light when attached to the test device. I have checked the cables and reseated them any advice? which part might need replacing?

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Justin
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#2 Posted : 01 January 2020 10:58:18

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Here is a troubleshooting guide which may help you.
https://forum.model-space.co.uk/...aspx?g=posts&t=32756

It usually means the batteries are not fully charged, check the spec of your batteries as well as checking the status of them within the app.

Hope that helps.

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#3 Posted : 05 January 2020 23:16:57

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hi

thanks for your reply I have followed the troubleshooting guide and prepared the batteries again just in case but still have the same issue, whenever the light should be purple it's red when its meant to be just blue its blank. for example during charging in flashes red.

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Justin
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#4 Posted : 06 January 2020 10:30:33

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A red light usually means a battery issue. What batteries do you have?
No protection, 2600mAh etc

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#5 Posted : 21 January 2020 15:04:34

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Hi Mark

i have the below, i don't believe its battery issue

Samsung 30Q 18650 3000mAh Battery Button INR18650-30QBT 6

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Justin
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#6 Posted : 21 January 2020 18:27:37

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Hi Justin

It might be worth checking the battery box output with a multimeter if you can get hold of one. The instructions are in the guide.

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Hi Mark

i'll give that ago, if it turns out not to be the battery's how do i go about getting replacement parts?

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Justin
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Give that a go, and see what voltage you are getting. If you need a replacement part, contact C/S who will help you.

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#9 Posted : 27 January 2020 23:14:01

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Hi Mark

Getting 12.4 on the battery box, checked all cabling again. what part controls if the light goes red,blue,purple?

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Justin
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Probably the small two wire connector

stin55 wrote:
Hi Mark

Getting 12.4 on the battery box, checked all cabling again. what part controls if the light goes red,blue,purple?

Regards

Justin

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stin55 wrote:
Hi Mark

Getting 12.4 on the battery box, checked all cabling again. what part controls if the light goes red,blue,purple?

Regards

Justin


This is new one on me. Have a look at the distribution board in the dome for any slightly bent pins. If all looks okay contact C/S for a replacement distribution board in the dome from issue 66.

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Mark
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