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Old 11-29-2013, 02:22 AM   #1
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Strobing!!!


My 36" Fugeray is strobing & I'm freaking out!!! My tank is going thru a DSM period since 20th of March with a lighting period of 6hrs on/4hrs off/6hrs on/8hrs off. What needs to be done? I disconnected, reconnected, toggled on/off white and blue in all combinations and still strobing. I need this fixed ASAP!
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Old 11-30-2013, 12:00 AM   #2
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Anybody ever had this problem? I unplugged the fixture from the timer and plugged directly into outlet & unit continues to strobe/flicker. Unplug & re-plug driver/converter and flashing continues. Toggled both white lamps & blue lamps switches with no effect on the continous flashing. Observed both white and blue lamps as they flashed and all lamps come on during strobbing. I suspect the driver/converter box is faulty but don't know how to test. Fixture was purchased on 3 March 2013 and put into service 20 March so, unit has not even reached 9 months of operation. Emails to Finnex & Aqua Vibrant have been sent but no reply as yet. My 12L DSM HC tank is in jeopardy!!!
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Old 11-30-2013, 02:24 AM   #3
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Was this a timer or a dimmer? Sounds like the drivers may be jacked up
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Old 11-30-2013, 04:05 AM   #4
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Was this a timer or a dimmer? Sounds like the drivers may be jacked up
The fixture was plugged into a mechanical timer. Yeah, I think the box is shot too. I need to fix this quick, my HC's disco photo periods are going to have a negative effect on the tank's DSM.


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Old 12-20-2013, 11:39 PM   #5
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To close this thread, Finnex resolved the problem by replacing the faulty power supply box. Mahalo to Finnex for standing by their products because they fixed the problem even after the product exceeded the 180 day warranty, just had to pay shipping.


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