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Blank infoglobe The infoglobe on my ol3020 has stopped showing any displays and only makes a noise. I tried unplugging & reconnecting and I tried using the left button to turn off & on. Nothing works. A few times I got it to work by turning it upside down but that doesn't help anymore. It's three years old. Is there a solution?

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Re: blank infoglobe

Noise? Louder than normal motor noise? The display is created by the revolving LED board that is connected to a motor. It should be quiet unless you pick it up and give a good listen. Let me assume that you mean that it is normal noise, indicating that the unit is turning. Unplug the power as well as the phone lines from the unit. First, remove the plastic globe. There are 4 points that the globe is connected, two towards the rear and two in front on either side of the control buttons. Press the globe at the front ones and lift towards the rear. After you have removed the globe, remove the three screws that hold the rotor (looks like an "L") to the motor shaft. The LED display is soldered to the rotor. These solder joints break and need to be re-soldered. By adding a small amount of heat as you are bending the display slightly inward, you can repair the connections. Only use low watt solder gun! Re-attach the rotor and globe (unit will not spin with globe off) re-connect the power, press the select button and check out the display. If all connections were made, you will have succeeded. If a line or two are missing, try again!

Posted on Oct 01, 2008

Re: blank infoglobe

On the base of rotor have two lines who touch the rotor with a litle piece of carbon,this lines have data an it turn on the display,just only clean the base of rotor.

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Re: blank infoglobe

I have open mine , and found that the voltage regulator on the power entrance got burned, I'm trying to find one to replace. Darli

Posted on Jan 02, 2008

Re: blank infoglobe

Metal contacts on the bottom of the spinning disk. Not contacting anymore. Take it apart and bend the metal tabs up.

Posted on Sep 04, 2007

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