Sunday, December 23, 2018

Section: avionics
Hours: 8

SteinAir sent out a set of connector pins and an extraction tool for replacing the bent pins in the P1001 connector. (see previous post).

The only way to get to the P1001 connector is to remove the radio stack trays. The only way to get to remove the trays was to remove a lot of the rest of the components. Hours later here is the result...

Here I have removed the P1001 Dsub connector and pulled off the metal case top. The pins that bent are on the right. As you can see, the wires going to the right side are stretched really tight- there is no slack. I now have to remove the bent pins and crimp on new pins. To be continued...

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