How do I clean the ribbon cable connectors on a module?

Question

  • How do I clean the ribbon cable connectors on a module?

Environment

  • Product Family: Message Displays
  • Product: Galaxy
  • Component: Modules with ribbon cable jacks where the dielectric grease is dirty or full of debris
  • Control System: Venus 1500

Answer/Steps

  1. Options Include:
    • Spraying them with compressed air
    • Using a dry brush, cotton swab, etc. to clean the contacts
  2. Reapply fresh dielectric grease to the contacts before reconnecting ribbon cables

KB ID: DD2609304


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