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Old 02-18-2007, 05:51 PM   #1
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Well...My LF had been working great with the low speed data port for several weeks. Went camping this weekend where the lows were in the low to mid 20s and on arrival it was 23..Tracvision went stupid...would not find a bird and eventaully quit moving at all..the green light blinked 3 times on powering up and that was it...tried restarting/unplugging several times...no go...
So I set up my stand by portable dish.
Got home today where the temps were in the low 50s and BOOM....the Tracvision worked perfectly.
Is low temps a problem for those of you with the LF? Can I expect it to not work in the cold?
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Well...My LF had been working great with the low speed data port for several weeks. Went camping this weekend where the lows were in the low to mid 20s and on arrival it was 23..Tracvision went stupid...would not find a bird and eventaully quit moving at all..the green light blinked 3 times on powering up and that was it...tried restarting/unplugging several times...no go...
So I set up my stand by portable dish.
Got home today where the temps were in the low 50s and BOOM....the Tracvision worked perfectly.
Is low temps a problem for those of you with the LF? Can I expect it to not work in the cold?
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Larry, Were you plugged in or dry camping? If dry camping, try starting the generator even though your battery power is good, just start it while the dish is looking. Cold weather may increase the resistance at some connections reducing the voltage enough that the board will not operate properly. I had a similar issue with a KVH L3 on my last coach. I put a 110v powered 12 volt power supply in to run the dish which supplied continuous 13.5+ volts. That pretty well fixed the problem

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Hi Nut...
You might be onto something with the voltage thing, altho I was plugged into 30 amp. I noticed on my Progressive module that the voltage was pretty low....about 108, but the dish runs on 12V, correct? And back at my house where the temps were in the low 50s, I tested it with the inverter on for the TV and receiver. Does this make sense??? If it's a cold weather thingy, how do I fix it besides head farther south than Alabama????
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