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SteelPlate

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Yesterday i bought a reuleaux DNA off of a friend because it stopped working for him and I wanted to know why. He claimed it needed a hard reset but escribe told me that cell 1 was not reading. I tried several different sets of batteries with the same results. So today i pulled it apart and on the bottom side of the sled a wire was severly pinched from the factory and just finally stopped making any connection at all. Does anyone have any advice on what i should do to fix this before I call it a loss? Thank you in advance
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Sure, I would replace the wire and solder in a new one. Make sure you use a wire just as thick or thicker.
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Didn't think it would be that simple with as thin as everything is.
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You could splice the wire too. Then tape it or something so it doesn't short anything.
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True
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If you are going to charge the batteries externally, you could in EScribe change the battery type to power supply. Now it doesn't care what the cell voltages are, nor will it charge through the USB either.
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Thank you!
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Yup I replaced mine with proper silicone wire including the case ground.
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DW helped me with my wismec overhaul thanks again
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I replaced the broken wire on the bottom of the sled. Ive soldered everything back together. Ive tried a hard reset, and still im getting no reading in cell one. I think it may be a chip issue. Im not sure though.
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I replaced the broken wire on the bottom of the sled. Ive soldered everything back together. Ive tried a hard reset, and still im getting no reading in cell one. I think it may be a chip issue. Im not sure though.
This may be a long shot but check both of these little "chips" that are being used to bridge the ground pin to battery negative and #3 pin to battery positive. If they are open bridge them with solder and/or wire.
There's one on each side.
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Just checked both of those and they are still fully intact look just fine. Ive read on a forum that this is more common than i thought it would have been and no one is finding a solution
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Just checked both of those and they are still fully intact look just fine. Ive read on a forum that this is more common than i thought it would have been and no one is finding a solution
They need to be checked with an ohm meter, it that how you checked them? I guess a volt meter could be used as well, should read pack voltage between #3 and ground with batteries installed but the ohm meter would be best.

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