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#7179300 - 05/24/18 09:55 PM Help...thermal has no picture!
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I have an IR Hunter Mark2....scope turns on and shows the start up screen but the picture has no image. Itís just solid gray. It worked the last time I used it a month or so ago. Tried powering off and on and still nothing. Battery is fully charged and I can scan through the menus but there is no thermal image.

Any thoughts? Did my scope take a dump...?

This is gonna kill my hog hunt tonight. frown

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#7179346 - 05/24/18 10:34 PM Re: Help...thermal has no picture! [Re: DocHorton]
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Lenís cap isnít still on it correct? Dumb question but never know.

Other then that no idea
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#7179373 - 05/24/18 11:06 PM Re: Help...thermal has no picture! [Re: DocHorton]
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Lens cap is off. Tried Nucíing it several times. Still no luck....frustrating.

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#7179413 - 05/25/18 02:09 AM Re: Help...thermal has no picture! [Re: DocHorton]
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Well as they say...you get what you pay for! :p
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#7179414 - 05/25/18 02:33 AM Re: Help...thermal has no picture! [Re: DocHorton]
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When you say the battery is charged up, what do you mean?

Try cr123s.
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#7179522 - 05/25/18 07:27 AM Re: Help...thermal has no picture! [Re: DocHorton]
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Run your brightness and contrast up and down. Could have gotten messed with somehow. Check all your setting for being where they are normally. Sounds dumb, but it happens.

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#7179707 - 05/25/18 10:08 AM Re: Help...thermal has no picture! [Re: DocHorton]
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Checked all the settings and ran the brightness and contrast up and down. Turned it off and on multiple times and did it again. Still nothing. Iíve had the scope for a few years and have used it a lot, but itís never been dropped or anything. I used it a month ago, put it back in the safe and then took it out, loaded in the gun case and drove to my land.

Iím using one of the UNV battery packs...battery is fully charged and Iíve been using the rechargeable battery for a while.

I donít think getting power is the issue...it seems like the thermal sensor isnít working.

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#7179709 - 05/25/18 10:11 AM Re: Help...thermal has no picture! [Re: DocHorton]
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Have an external video/recorder output you can try? If you don't get a picture internal or external, not looking good...
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#7179754 - 05/25/18 10:42 AM Re: Help...thermal has no picture! [Re: DocHorton]
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Gonna have to send that bad boy in Iím afraid.
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#7179806 - 05/25/18 11:30 AM Re: Help...thermal has no picture! [Re: DocHorton]
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Originally Posted By: DocHorton

Iím using one of the UNV battery packs...battery is fully charged and Iíve been using the rechargeable battery for a while.

I donít think getting power is the issue...it seems like the thermal sensor isnít working.


I understand and I also doubt it is an external power issue, but still, the issue isn't ruled out, either. So, take off the external battery and check with CR123s before you take the time and expense of sending in the unit...in case there is actually a problem with the external battery or connections. When thermal cameras don't get quite enough power, they can do some wonky image things. Checking with fresh CR123s will only take a few minutes and right now you have the free time to do that, versus how much time it will take you to box it up and send it in AFTER you call Trijicon who isn't open right now and likely won't be open on Monday.
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#7179815 - 05/25/18 11:37 AM Re: Help...thermal has no picture! [Re: Mountain Lion]
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Originally Posted By: Mountain Lion
Well as they say...you get what you pay for! :p

smh
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#7179821 - 05/25/18 11:48 AM Re: Help...thermal has no picture! [Re: Mountain Lion]
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Originally Posted By: Mountain Lion
Well as they say...you get what you pay for! :p



(obviously joking)
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#7179858 - 05/25/18 12:21 PM Re: Help...thermal has no picture! [Re: DocHorton]
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DNS, Iíll try that when I get back home. I donít have the battery cover with me right now.

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#7180407 - 05/25/18 11:22 PM Re: Help...thermal has no picture! [Re: DocHorton]
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Well, I tried new batteries and still no luck. Looks like Iíll be calling Trijicon on Tuesday.

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#7180430 - 05/26/18 12:07 AM Re: Help...thermal has no picture! [Re: DocHorton]
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Damn. Hate to hear that Doc.
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