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Old 05-27-2017, 01:45 AM   #1
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I have a 2017 Dutchmen 201QB with a Winegard Rayzar z1 antenna. The booster switch on the wall has a single cable outlet and a push switch. A green light comes on when it is on. My problem is the green light no longer comes on.
Any suggestion?
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I have a 2017 Dutchmen 201QB with a Winegard Rayzar z1 antenna. The booster switch on the wall has a single cable outlet and a push switch. A green light comes on when it is on. My problem is the green light no longer comes on.
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Blown fuse or loose connection. Some of them had a glass fuse on the back of the outlet. Check the 12v outlet and see if it has power too. If not check in your fuse panel at the converter and pull the outlet and check there too.

Outside chance the amp may have gone bad.

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I'll give it a try tomorrow. Thanks
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This is kind of "off the wall" but mine only turned on whenever the bathroom light was turned off. I fixed it by finding another source of 12 Volt power.
You just might try flipping a few switches here and there to see if Dutchmen did some weird wiring like they did on mine.
By the way, mine wasn't the only one wired to the bathroom light switch. Others on this forum reported the same phenomenon.
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This is kind of "off the wall" but mine only turned on whenever the bathroom light was turned off. I fixed it by finding another source of 12 Volt power.
You just might try flipping a few switches here and there to see if Dutchmen did some weird wiring like they did on mine.
By the way, mine wasn't the only one wired to the bathroom light switch. Others on this forum reported the same phenomenon.
Yes, I remember that! Seems the light switch was on the ground side, but the techs thought it was the hot side, and extended the booster amp off of that. When the light was on, that side was ground, and the amp went off. With the light off, it received enough voltage through the light filament to operate.
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Old 06-27-2017, 01:46 AM   #6
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Antenna booster problem

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I have a 2017 Dutchmen 201QB with a Winegard Rayzar z1 antenna. The booster switch on the wall has a single cable outlet and a push switch. A green light comes on when it is on. My problem is the green light no longer comes on.
Any suggestion?

Update: When I unscrewed the antenna from the back of the wall plate the green light turned on. When I reconnected the antenna the green light went off.
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short in the cable?
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short in the cable?
that was my thought .. I say pull the cable off antenna connection on roof
see if light changes .... then use a multi meter to see if you have 12 volts coming thru coax to antennae from amp
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