Re: Speed sensor rubber cap
We were on a tight schedule to get to our winter berth. I did re-install the cap under water to protect the sensor. We were getting erratic speed readings afterwards. We will be hauling out next year and will address it then. Did you have an issue with your speed sensor?
Mohammad and Aty
Amel 54 #099
From: main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io <main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io> On Behalf Of Stefan Jeukendrup via groups.io
Sent: Sunday, September 26, 2021 10:12 AM
Subject: Re: [AmelYachtOwners] Speed sensor rubber cap
The function of the cap is to protect the underlying high impedance crystal on which it is glued. That keeps the water and dirt out.
If your Sonicspeed still works first check AGC and resistance, see the manual in the "files" section.
If still ok I would not try to put the cap back. Instead you could try to fill the hole where the cap was with underwater silicone. The "art" is to make good continuous accoustic contact with the exposed crystal.
Hope this helps you,
sv Malaka Queen
SM2k #348 @ Northern Ireland
Op 26 sep. 2021 07:41 schreef Mohammad Shirloo <mshirloo@...>: