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METER LAMPS GALAXY SATURN REPAIR HELP NEEDED

Post by WARLOCK » 18 Mar 2018, 18:26

The SWR meter lamp in my galaxy saturn homebace has stopped working , Can anyone please tell me what sort of job it is to repair the said fault thanks in advance .Mr George

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Post by 14CS06 » 19 Mar 2018, 12:28

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Re: METER LAMPS GALAXY SATURN REPAIR HELP NEEDED

Post by cb4ever104 » 19 Mar 2018, 14:53

WARLOCK wrote:
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The SWR meter lamp in my galaxy saturn homebace has stopped working , Can anyone please tell me what sort of job it is to repair the said fault thanks in advance .Mr George
Any 12V grain of wheat bulb 3/4mm , 40-70mA works fine for me . Desolder , or cut the 2 wires off the one that's in and resolder the new one . Job done .

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Post by WARLOCK » 19 Mar 2018, 17:16

Thanks Sammy, a good reply i understand at last .George

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Re: METER LAMPS GALAXY SATURN REPAIR HELP NEEDED

Post by WARLOCK » 19 Mar 2018, 17:29

Hi sammy, will item number 282077176552 on e/bay do the job ?-George

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Post by The Collector » 19 Mar 2018, 18:59

As long as it's green it should ;)

Sometimes it pays to swap all of them if the new one is obviously brighter or a slightly different shade, so buying a handful is a good way to go.

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Post by cb4ever104 » 19 Mar 2018, 19:43

I think these are the ones I bought .

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Saying that , I think I got about a 100 from China for that price .

As The Collector already mentioned , it might be worth changing both of them . Change the faulty one first . If you notice too much of a difference then change the other one as well .

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Post by astradyne » 21 Mar 2018, 12:28

I bought a Saturn many moons back that arrived with a bulb out. I replaced both meter bulbs with diffused warm white LED's which were brighter.
Never, ever, ever....bloody anything ever!

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Post by cb4ever104 » 21 Mar 2018, 12:33

astradyne wrote:
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diffused warm white LED's which were brighter.
That'll probably work too Andy . I don't have any leds . Old school all the way ! :)
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Re: METER LAMPS GALAXY SATURN REPAIR HELP NEEDED

Post by astradyne » 22 Mar 2018, 02:15

cb4ever104 wrote:
21 Mar 2018, 12:33
astradyne wrote:
21 Mar 2018, 12:28
diffused warm white LED's which were brighter.
That'll probably work too Andy . I don't have any leds . Old school all the way ! :)
But Sammy, think of all the savings on your electricity bills by going LED! :lol:
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Re: METER LAMPS GALAXY SATURN REPAIR HELP NEEDED

Post by cb4ever104 » 22 Mar 2018, 08:08

astradyne wrote:
22 Mar 2018, 02:15
cb4ever104 wrote:
21 Mar 2018, 12:33
astradyne wrote:
21 Mar 2018, 12:28
diffused warm white LED's which were brighter.
That'll probably work too Andy . I don't have any leds . Old school all the way ! :)
But Sammy, think of all the savings on your electricity bills by going LED! :lol:
I'd need to actually switch the radios on for that to happen Andy :)
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Re: METER LAMPS GALAXY SATURN REPAIR HELP NEEDED

Post by The Collector » 23 Mar 2018, 17:27

Yeah..and switching them on is likely to blow the meter bulbs! Much too risky ;)

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