Content on VFC-controlled DB-5001 displays incorrectly (flipped), fibers swapped

Potential Symptoms

  • Content on VFC-controlled DB-5001 displays incorrectly (flipped).
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  • Content and Alphabet Test Patterns appear very dim.
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  • Horizontal Lines Test Patterns not spaced consistently ("in step") on horizontal center line of display. IMG_20170414_141612082_HDR.jpg
  • Alphabet Test Patterns appears incorrectly.
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  • Multi-directional Light Sensor reports "Timed out" in VIEW PERIPHERALS menu on VFC (Vanguard Field Controller).
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Environment

  • Product Family: Transportation
  • Product: DB-5000
  • Component: Vanguard Field Controller (VFC)
  • Control System:

Cause

  • Fiber Ports A and B at VFC are swapped, causing content on top and bottom sections of DB-5001 to swap (flip); also causes Multi-directional Light Sensor peripheral to time out.

Resolution

  • Swap fiber Ports A and B on back of VFC.
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KB ID: DD3617439


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