Where is the temperature sensor and what does it look like please
I am trying to fix a recurring temperature warning which stops me charging my Vectrix in humid weather (i.e. most of the time in the UK nowadays). To do this I am intending to laquer the temp sensor board and enclose it with silica gel desiccant.
The only problem is I don't what I am looking for. I understand it is near the headstock, but it would be great if anyone could post pictures of it so that I make sure I am fixing the right part. Can anyone help please?
Many thanks in anticipation
A quick google for 'vectrix temperature sensor'
Michael Faeds blog on repairing batteries
The temp sensors are the little green pcbs that are screwed down on top of the batteries. There are 2 sets. 1 for the back battery pack and one for the front.
There 6 per string and you'll find 2 on each level for both packs .
The image above shows the top layer - the rest need the battery packs to be removed and dismantled.
Hope this helps
It would help if i read more than the title next time !!!
front temp sensor here
rear one can be seen as a metal clip attached to the bottom left of this picture attached to the frame . In this instance there looks like a grey wire with a white plug near it - this is not part of the temp sense system - just bad camera angle
No , That is the plug for it - it feeds into the body of the headstock. If you follow that connector and wiring into the headstock body you will find the temp sensor circuit board.
Not forgetting if you use the lairds firmware instead of the vectrix one, you have the ability to charge when the temp sensors arent playing fair, plus... your temps on the batteris will be lower as well. (on average they raise about 2-3 degrees c above ambient - unlike vectrixs' software)
I solved this problem by waterproofing the main temp board connector with a simple plastic bag.