[time-nuts] Buzzing 5061B
J. L. Trantham
jltran at att.net
Sat Sep 3 08:09:09 EDT 2011
I forgot about the UPS. I had assumed you had plugged it into the wall.
The UPS certainly is on the list, especially for an 'alarm'.
From: time-nuts-bounces at febo.com [mailto:time-nuts-bounces at febo.com] On
Behalf Of Erno Peres
Sent: Saturday, September 03, 2011 6:23 AM
To: w3kl at w3kl.com; time-nuts at febo.com
Subject: Re: [time-nuts] Buzzing 5061B
looks like the UPS battery and the 5061B draws too much
current....together.... just charge-up the UPS and when it is OK plug the
other unit in....
This is my first guess.
From: Jeffrey Okamitsu <w3kl at w3kl.com>
To: Time Nuts <time-nuts at febo.com>
Sent: Sat, Sep 3, 2011 12:32 pm
Subject: [time-nuts] Buzzing 5061B
e lost power for several days after the hurricane last weekend. As a
recaution I pulled the AC plug for my 5061B from the UPS it's attached to
was pretty sure that we would be without power for a while and didn't want
ave the unit plugged in when the power came back in case there was a surge.
ower was restored on Tuesday but I only got around to powering up the system
hen I plugged it in, it immediately started making a buzzing sound -
ike an alarm. The system appears to be working normally otherwise - alarm
n, clock advancing, etc.
've never heard this buzzing before during power up.
ot knowing what the issue was, I powered the system down.
nyone have any clue before I start tearing it down?
TW - I don't see any mention of this in the manual.
hanks in advance.
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