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Reply To: Problems with OBS3+

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Shannon Hicks
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It sounds like the sensor isn’t getting power. Do you know which sensor wire you had plugged into the Vcc jack on the screw terminal board? Do you have a voltmeter (multimeter) that you could put on the Vcc line to measure the output voltage of the Mayfly’s 5v switch boost circuitry when the sensor is supposed to be powered for a sample? It’s likely that connecting the sensor wires to the wrong terminals damaged the circuit on the Mayfly board that generates the 5-volt power, or the sensor itself might have been damaged.