BB code is On. After putting it all back together, I discovered that the original acrylic shield was to dark to read the display from more than a few feet away. After putting it all back together, everything is working great. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. If the VFD is “dead” where can i get a new one and approx how much? The faceplate is connected to the tray with four tabs; a little tug on either side frees it quickly.

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Replacing the VFD in an Ahanix D4

Any suggestions will appreciated. Once the area has been cleaned, go ahead and mount the new display.

BB code is On. The LCD has two commands: Because the new shield is clear we need to mask the ugly green parts of the display. As with the above description your very first step should be to install the wonderful LCDproc software, which works with MythTV wonderfully. May 16, at 3: Sep 17, Messages: Corrected this and everything works like a dream. By continuing to use this whanix, you are consenting to our use of cookies. Then before drilling, use some masking tape to build a sticky ledge on ahanjx side of the holes to catch the metal filling that will be created.


This means it is impossible to write 0x07 to the display.

Any help would be appreciated. Much more versatile and you can have multiple configurations by just right clicking the trey icon to choose. I’ve had my case for about a year now and am only now getting around to setting it up.

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If parallel, use the Crystalfontz Control. May 16, at Unfortunately I could find no way of dumping vfc program memory. Note that the top spacer is flipped from its original orientation to make more space on the left side. The 13 pin Ahanix VFD connector – which can only be inserted one way – was the wrong way round.

To the right you can see the IR receiver module.

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Make sure you keep these close, we will use them when mounting the new display. It’s free at their site and much better than LCD smartie.


Good time to buy computers and computer parts: Ground VCC – 5v not 3. Navigation menu Personal tools Log in. I have a D5. I have no idea why this was done! After some measuring and experimenting, I got it to work.

To do this we use the trusty chkconfig command as follows:. Ahanlx don’t know what else to try or if the VFD is “dead”. Note the extra offset on the right and the ahanis dot where a small hole needs to be made for the hard drive indicator to be seen. The pinout of the LCD header is: This is easy to do with female-female jumper cables. Misc by Wayne Cunningham Aug 26, Share This Page Tweet.

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