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#5750215 - 05/19/15 07:19 AM "Sleep mode" locking up the Xsight
TomH FW Offline
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Registered: 01/08/15
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Loc: West of Fort Worth, Texas
A couple of times now my 5-18 Xsight (running .266) has locked up after going to "sleep". It will not restart, and requires a completely new set of batteries before it will power back on. Has anyone else had this problem?


Edited by TomH FW (05/19/15 08:03 AM)

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#5750261 - 05/19/15 07:54 AM Re: "Sleep mode" locking up the Xsight [Re: TomH FW]
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Registered: 05/04/10
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No

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#5750535 - 05/19/15 10:15 AM Re: "Sleep mode" locking up the Xsight [Re: TomH FW]
Beaubien Offline
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Registered: 02/18/15
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Nada.
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#5750943 - 05/19/15 02:58 PM Re: "Sleep mode" locking up the Xsight [Re: TomH FW]
Shadow357x2 Offline
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nope

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#5750963 - 05/19/15 03:15 PM Re: "Sleep mode" locking up the Xsight [Re: TomH FW]
customcutter Offline
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Registered: 05/04/15
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Loc: Florida
Have you tried pulling the batteries and reinserting? What voltage are the batteries reading when scope won't start back up?
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#5750995 - 05/19/15 03:42 PM Re: "Sleep mode" locking up the Xsight [Re: TomH FW]
TomH FW Offline
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I did try pulling the batteries and reinserting the same batteries. I have no idea what the voltages were at the time, as I was up on my tripod and did not have any kind of meter available. Seems like the sleep mode is killing one or more of the batteries in the group. I will put them on the meter tonight and report the voltages.

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#5751364 - 05/19/15 07:58 PM Re: "Sleep mode" locking up the Xsight [Re: TomH FW]
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That's definitely a new wrinkle, Tom. I've been piddling around with my 5-18 for several months, and have encountered every problem that has been cited on this forum, so far, but never a "sleep mode battery snuff" issue! Let us know what you find out, please.

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#5751430 - 05/19/15 08:41 PM Re: "Sleep mode" locking up the Xsight [Re: TomH FW]
TomH FW Offline
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Registered: 01/08/15
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Update. I pulled the batteries, and put them in the meter. They were lithiums. 2 showed 1.72. 1 showed 1.32. 1 showed 1.08. These were fairly new, and there was no "low batt" indication with I fired up the scope initially. This is the 2nd or 3rd time the scope has done this since the "sleep" mode became part of the software. Interestingly, when I put in brand-new batteries last night, and changed sleep mode to 5 minutes, and did not let it go to sleep, it continued to work with no problems.

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#5752407 - 05/20/15 01:56 PM Re: "Sleep mode" locking up the Xsight [Re: TomH FW]
Dale Wilson Offline
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Registered: 04/19/15
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I had the problem and it seemed to be caused by an older SD card. I changed the card and the problem went away.

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