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Replacment Board For Ultima 8 PEC

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Posted by Chris Porada on April 21, 2005 22:03:16 UTC

I own an Ultima 8 PEC and have enjoyed it for several years. Much to my dismay, the other night when I went outside to start imaging, I plugged in the 12VDC plug and didnít note that the transformer was connected to the extension cord and was thus hot. Everything (all the LEDs) lit and then dimmed, never to light again. The hand controller no longer works either, and using a 9V battery instead of AC power does not correct the problem, so I think something in the board fried, but Iím not sure where I can turn to get something like this fixed or replaced. I tried calling Tangent (the board says Tangent 4D37 NTM3 ďUltima V1.2 on it), but have not yet heard back from the person there with the answering machine despite leaving three messages and sending an e-mail. I was wondering if anyone has the schematic for this board (I have the older version from 1993), or anyone has any suggestions as to which part may have fried and need replacing.

I would greatly appreciate any help/advice you can offer.

Thanks very much

Chris Porada

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