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  1. I replaced the back-up battery today - was very...

    I replaced the back-up battery today - was very straight forward - but after installation the screen will not boot. I have changed nothing else apart from the battery. When power is applied nothing...
  2. Thanks, Shawn!

    Thanks, Shawn!
  3. Replacement back-up battery for AF-4500

    Is a replacement internal back-up battery still available for an AF-4500?

    If not, what kind of cells do I need to buy?

    Peter
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    To update this thread a little further, I have...

    To update this thread a little further, I have had the screen refuse to start again, and have figured out a fix.
    The problem is now very intermittent since switching to the San Disk SD cards.
    The...
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    Screen shots

    Is it possible to take screen shots during flight and same the picture to the SD card?

    Regards, Peter

    AF4500
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    73101 GPS wiring hook up

    This may be a dumb question, but ...

    I have an AF-4500 and have bought a 73101 GPS from another builder, it came without instructions. I would like to know how to wire it in.

    Currently I have...
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    Baro Pressure setting problem

    The other day as I changed ATC units the baro pressure changed from 1010mb to 1008mb. However my AF4500 would not let me set 1008, it kept jumping between 1009 and 1007. In the end I gave up and...
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    Wots Nascar? ;) Pete

    Wots Nascar? ;)

    Pete
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    Yes, the screen was black, didn't try button 1....

    Yes, the screen was black, didn't try button 1. I've now bought a couple of San Disk SD cards - since using them I've not had a recurrence of this problem.

    Peter
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    Flew a reasonable distance today with the...

    Flew a reasonable distance today with the PocketFMS database for the first time - what a huge improvement over the Jepp data (for Europe).
    Thanks for implementing!!
    Peter
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    Hi Rob, I have now used a different SD card...

    Hi Rob,

    I have now used a different SD card for a few flights, initially it worked better but today (4 flights) the screen only started properly twice. The other two times screen came alive when...
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    Michael, are you using the Pocket FMS database?...

    Michael, are you using the Pocket FMS database?
    Peter
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    OK- Thanks!

    OK- Thanks!
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    Screen does not start up

    Hi,
    I have an AF-4500EE with an internal back-up battery, a few months ago I turned power on to the system before engine start and saw nothing except the large red attention getting light, driven...
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    Does the 5400T have any additional serial ports?...

    Does the 5400T have any additional serial ports?
    If I have GPS in, AFS Transponder, SL-30 or GNC-255, and autopilot out can I also interface with an ATS radio?
    Is there any way to free up a serial...
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    Hi Colin, Its actually a bit more than an...

    Hi Colin,

    Its actually a bit more than an aerial http://www8.garmin.com/manuals/425_TechnicalSpecification.pdf

    It looks like AFS set up the device properly, and install a connector, before...
  17. Thread: Afs gps

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    Does the AF-GPS require power, or is it purely a...

    Does the AF-GPS require power, or is it purely a data connection?

    What are the pin-outs for the connector?

    OK - answered my own question - it needs 5v. I'm guessing AFS includes a 5v pin in the...
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    Different GPS questions

    Hi,

    I have a 4500 and have been flying with it for a year, I like it a lot! I have always had a problem getting good GPS data into the unit. I have an old King KLX-135A, a TT ADI (with internal...
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    Thanks for that. The first line of the data file...

    Thanks for that. The first line of the data file says AF-4000s Software Version: S8.6.22-MV15 SN: 61173

    I'm looking at getting a arduino based NMEA recorder to log the GPS streams to start...
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    My ADI is 6+ years old and came with an onboard...

    My ADI is 6+ years old and came with an onboard GPS. The install manual says it outputs the basic NMEA sentences. I do have a KLX-135A hooked up to the EFIS, but I'm not confident that its output is...
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    Data Logging

    I understand that the data logging is controlled by a file called LOGCFGSD.AFD, and that a 1 in front of the parameter means record, and a 0 means do not record. I have 2 versions of this file that...
  22. Rob, thanks, setting to AVTN/AVTN, and the baud...

    Rob, thanks, setting to AVTN/AVTN, and the baud on the AP to 9600 has solved the problem. Peter
  23. Interesting fault - AoA just climbs to max on take-off

    Initially my Sport AoA worked well, but for some time it has just climbed from its normal setting to max deflection, with the associated audio warning, in about 30 seconds after take-off. Rob advised...
  24. Interfacing to TT Digiflight II Autopilot

    What setting should I use on the serial port page to output GPS/NMEA at 4800 baud on serial 4 to a TruTrack Digiflight IIVS autopilot?

    Is there anyway to get the autopilot to follow the heading...
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