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    Here is a video of what is going on with my unit....

    Here is a video of what is going on with my unit.

    https://youtu.be/XELGbWUt1vs

    Starting about 3 or 4 years ago, my AFS-4500 EF screen would occasionally be all shaky and blurry at startup. ...
  2. Thread: xm problems

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    How did it work out Doug?

    How did it work out Doug?
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    Great thanks Doug! When I spoke to WXWORX, they...

    Great thanks Doug! When I spoke to WXWORX, they said I needed to put the box in activation mode and then do an XM refresh. How you enter activaiton mode, nobody knows. What's a new antenna cost? ...
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    Thanks for the update, Doug! I am also getting...

    Thanks for the update, Doug! I am also getting no signal connection. I have checked my antenna connection which is as good as ever, and sent a dozen refresh signals. Are we the only 2 remaining...
  5. Thread: xm problems

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    I've been using XM via WXWORX for 4+ years and...

    I've been using XM via WXWORX for 4+ years and 550+ hours without issue. About a month ago I noticed I wasn't getting weather. I fly all the time, the most I have gone without flying is 2 weeks. ...
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    Hi Cliff. Running both b leads thru the hall...

    Hi Cliff. Running both b leads thru the hall effect sensor has worked fine for me. I would do it again.

    Best, Noah
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    I had this problem recently, and here is what I...

    I had this problem recently, and here is what I found. If you double click the CHKLST.AFD file, it will normally open in a text editor (Notepad or similar) and when you save your work, it will save...
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    I've thought the same thing. Anybody know the...

    I've thought the same thing. Anybody know the wire color codes for a carb temp thermocouple?

    http://www.omega.com/techref/colorcodes.html
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    Rob, since the AFS-Pilot only has a single serial...

    Rob, since the AFS-Pilot only has a single serial port (two pins - one TX, the other RX), I am unclear how to add this AP control capability while maintaining the current 430W connectivity as...
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    For those of us with a 430W who wired per your...

    For those of us with a 430W who wired per your drawing in the installation manual (# 53620WD - ARINC 429 Adapter Cable) it would appear that the transmit line from the EFIS serial port to the...
  11. Thread: Slip / Skid

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    The AHRS is in the 4500 EFIS, no? Are you saying...

    The AHRS is in the 4500 EFIS, no? Are you saying to disassemble the EFIS to shim the head? How could it have moved?
  12. Thread: Slip / Skid

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    +1

    I have the same problem, started a few months ago. I know it is erroneous because it differs from my "ground truth" (analog) slip-skid indicator on my ADI. Also have 4500 EF, EM.
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    Can you explain this a bit more, Bob? I don't...

    Can you explain this a bit more, Bob? I don't get a cursor that I can move with the joystick, so I'm not sure how you are doing this. What do you select to get a cursor that you can scroll around...
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    So, what did Ken find?

    So, what did Ken find?
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    Hmm, I will have to try that. My experience has...

    Hmm, I will have to try that. My experience has been that only nearby airports are shown on the map and very few distant airports are shown, (especially smaller distant airports that I'm interested...
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    Software Bug Report

    Let's say I want to go direct to KAPA. When I hit the "Direct To" button on my EM, I hit the knob-button to select the first letter, "K", then when I am rotating the knob to the LEFT to select "A"...
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    Any idea why nav data for my 430W is available 10...

    Any idea why nav data for my 430W is available 10 days before the start of any new cycle but new AFS nav data is only available maybe 1 day before?
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    Are any calibration changes required if going...

    Are any calibration changes required if going from the old silver VDO to the new gold Stewart Warner fuel pressure sensors?
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    Thanks for the info Ralph. Any idea why...

    Thanks for the info Ralph.



    Any idea why the pressure sensor changed from a 0-60 to a 0-80 psi model? Any changes required in the EFIS for the new sensor? I think I'll need to pick up a new...
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    I have nothing technical to add to this discussion.

    However, I would just note that you are a brave man, using motor oil in a skillet in your kitchen. Or maybe you are a batchelor. I would...
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    I primarily use a tablet for plates due to the...

    I primarily use a tablet for plates due to the significant cost difference. I probably update my AFS charts once a year when going on a long trip that might require IFR. I would pay $100 for an...
  22. Ooh just saw this. Didn't know this was possible...

    Ooh just saw this. Didn't know this was possible to do. If you are controlling vertical speed with throttle, then it would seem that the TOD & BOD are fixed lateral points in space? Or is the...
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    Right, but does the sensor indicate 50+ psi when...

    Right, but does the sensor indicate 50+ psi when the wire is disconnected? Mine is hardwired so there is no easy way to disconnect it.
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    Fuel Pressure Sender - Failure Mode?

    Every once in a while I get a high fuel pressure indication and warning in cruise flight, where pressure spikes up to 50ish psi for a few seconds (fuel injected engine, Bendix RSA-5 servo). Research...
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    OK, since this feature does not seem to be in the...

    OK, since this feature does not seem to be in the manual, can you explain how to do an internal battery endurance test on a 4500?
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