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Old Sep 12, 2012, 01:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Crispim.joao View Post
I got it to work! somehow, I need to power the PL6 side of the FUIM3 for it to work...

(take the positive out of the pl6 with a servo extension and power it with 5V)

I have 4.94V on the PL6 port but is does not work... maybe my FUIM3 is "hard" on the inputs...

The PL6 is supposed to power the FUIM3 internally. It sounds like you may have a missing resistor or bad solder connection internally on the PCB. What you did is actually not a bad workaround for your situation, but you may wish to return this for checkout and possible repair work. When you're ready, you should contact Howard Matos at He will advise you on details for returning the workstation. Make sure you advise him of this forum communication.

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