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MEP001

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I got to the wash the other evening and both OOS lights on the DRS changer were on. I thought "Nice, it's been super busy and they emptied the changer." Nope, the level was the same as it was the previous evening, and even though both validators were flashing 2 (Disabled from system) both controller lights were dark. Resetting them did nothing, I thought maybe a power surge had damaged them which would have sucked because I don't have any backup. Luckily when I cycled the power off for a minute and back on they came back up and worked. Video showed a brief power failure at 6 am so both sides of the changer were down all damn day.

Anyone have a used working C2000 controller for sale? ;)
 

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Have you thought about putting a pure sine wave UPS on your changer? I did that years ago and don't have that problem anymore.

Which reminds me it's probably time to replace the battery!
 

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I might have to, it happened again a couple weeks ago, just one controller this time.
 

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I put a 1200 Joules of Surge Protector on the power supply to the bill changer. I haven't had a problem since.
 

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Must be a hamilton thing. Ive had to reset the controller many times on DRS after storms and power outages
 

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When I first started 25 years ago my SS bay timers would trigger on and stay on until reset after every power surge, Free washes for everyone until I rest them.
 
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