Cathy & Guillaume
Two years ago, when the anemometer didn’t work, I changed the PCB and put anti-corrosion stuff at the top, in the box and on the Hydra 2000 connections. Everything worked fine for a year. Now, the wind indicator is kind of stuck most of the time on Stb, 160-170. When I take the voltage measurements, red and blue seem OK, change every second or so and move quite a bit between 0 and 4, depending on wind. Green seems stuck between 0.01 and 0.03. Seems to be the outlier!
Based on what I read on the forum, my gut feel is:
1. Wind sensor angle bearing in the MHU (213-10-004)
2. Then Cable
3. Or possibly Connector base at the top
4. Further down: PCB (but I don’t think so)
5. Or Hydra fried (but I don’t think so)
If I can avoid, I don’t want to buy the whole thing piecemeal : is there a way to pinpoint whether it is the wind sensor or the connector or the cable?
Second question: I would like to mount a second MHU, at the top of the mizzen, for redundancy. Have others done it and does it work correctly there? If yes, is there a view on putting a second B&G213 (easier for parts) or definitely move to the newer WS310?
Many thanks in advance for advice!
s/v Carpathia III – SM2K #293