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Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 05-19-2022, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 590
Posted By roadrash
Re: Motorcycle flasher mystery.

Just to let everyone know I used led bulbs instead and it cured the misfire when the indicators were used.
I also found slightly tarnished contacts on all the fuses and found there was a diode in...
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 04-30-2022, 03:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 590
Posted By roadrash
Re: Motorcycle flasher mystery.

If I put .0.2uf caps between earth and each of the extra bulbs, would that work too?
The side stand and clutch/ neutral switch are safety features. In 1979 I had a serious life changing crash when...
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 04-30-2022, 03:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 590
Posted By roadrash
Re: Motorcycle flasher mystery.

Very interesting that. Just had the very problem of viewing angle with first set of bulbs that turned up.
They made indicators flash a bit faster and the indicaotor bulbs in these light units fit...
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 04-28-2022, 06:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 590
Posted By roadrash
Re: Motorcycle flasher mystery.

Just connected up a couple of old after market led motorcycle indicators in place of the normal 12v 21w incandescent bulbs and it works!
Just ordered a couple of clear Led reverse light bulbs off...
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 04-28-2022, 06:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 590
Posted By roadrash
Re: Motorcycle flasher mystery.

Great idea STJ why didn't I think of that (light emitting DIODES). Hahaha.
Cheers will let you know if it works
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 04-28-2022, 05:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 590
Posted By roadrash
Motorcycle flasher mystery.

usually get help on here for computers and monitors etc but I thought you guys are the best I can think off to help me solve a real mystery.
I have a Honda NT650V bike and recently fitted a towbar...
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 09-27-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,522
Posted By roadrash
Re: Honda CX500 Motorcycle CDI ignition unit

Thanks Redwire that's great and yes my health has improved but not a lot of thanks to my GP doctors who were partially responsible for making me so unwell. By filling me with so many different pills...
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 09-08-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,522
Posted By roadrash
Re: Honda CX500 Motorcycle CDI ignition unit

ive tried all these things like amitriptyline, gabapentin, pregabalin and a few others. It is strange how Tramadol is so effective but its not just me as there are lots of evidence to back up its...
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 08-23-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,522
Posted By roadrash
Re: Honda CX500 Motorcycle CDI ignition unit

I too have difficult circumstances having multiple sclerosis as its my entire nervous system thats been damaged. A great deal of the pain is from my nerves making things feel like they are aching or...
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 08-23-2021, 07:11 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,522
Posted By roadrash
Re: Honda CX500 Motorcycle CDI ignition unit

That's remarkable what you have done Redwire. think you are probable right about the enclosure when you need extra space for those better caps.
There is still another option that I can always...
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 08-23-2021, 05:48 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,522
Posted By roadrash
Re: Honda CX500 Motorcycle CDI ignition unit

Yes STJ ive tried everything but this latest pain is literally a pain in the arse. Its spasms in my pelvic floor muscles that sting and burn and feels like a sharp knife cutting up inside your bum. ...
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 08-20-2021, 03:51 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,522
Posted By roadrash
Re: Honda CX500 Motorcycle CDI ignition unit

Hi everyone, I apologise for my silence recently but my multiple sclerosis has had be practically confined to a bed in agony. I am still hoping the docs find something pain killer wise that will...
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 08-06-2021, 05:56 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,522
Posted By roadrash
Re: Honda CX500 Motorcycle CDI ignition unit

Its definitely brown red black gold but when I tested it it gives a error so it's duff anyway by the look of it.
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 08-03-2021, 08:17 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,522
Posted By roadrash
Re: Honda CX500 Motorcycle CDI ignition unit

I have just checked all resistor values on schematic against the ones on the pcb and here are the results. Some resistors I was unable to find.

resistors used
===============

ON PCB ...
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 07-16-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,522
Posted By roadrash
Re: Honda CX500 Motorcycle CDI ignition unit

I think the Bud PN-1321-DG is the most likely as its only a fraction higher than the original.
The original is still in great shape and there is a plastic sheet that keeps the pcb from shorting on...
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 07-14-2021, 03:10 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,522
Posted By roadrash
Re: Honda CX500 Motorcycle CDI ignition unit

Just took a look on my bike and the CDI box sits in a recessed space in the frame, below the seat. Your box would not fit as the space available is not much bigger than the original CDI box which...
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 07-13-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,522
Posted By roadrash
Re: Honda CX500 Motorcycle CDI ignition unit

Have you managed to get all you need Redwire? I've almost finished putting the old unit back together and just have a few broken resistors to replace. I am only reassembling it for reference...
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 07-10-2021, 04:52 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,522
Posted By roadrash
Re: Honda CX500 Motorcycle CDI ignition unit

Yes you are right Redwire, the CDI box is located under the seat and is not in a exposed area to the wet. its more likely to just get damp under there.
The height of the box is more important than...
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 07-08-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,522
Posted By roadrash
Re: Honda CX500 Motorcycle CDI ignition unit

Thanks very much for all your doing for me. Just had a bad time last few days as I lost my mother due to a blood clot in her heart. I Will be back on in few days.
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 07-06-2021, 03:37 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,522
Posted By roadrash
Re: Honda CX500 Motorcycle CDI ignition unit

Hey Redwire, thanks for all this help. i appreciate what your doing but please not at your expense. I am quite happy to cover any costs you incur. My CX500 could pack up at any time with a 1980...
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 07-02-2021, 03:48 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,522
Posted By roadrash
Re: Honda CX500 Motorcycle CDI ignition unit

OMG Sorry Redwire that must have been a typo as your right R20 is red, red, brown, gold=220R.
Your right about the schematic being awkward to read. R21 is shown twice on PCB near R24 and its also...
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 06-30-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,522
Posted By roadrash
Re: Honda CX500 Motorcycle CDI ignition unit

in this schematic of my CDI box I got here:
http://rajamolor.blogspot.com/2008/06/honda-cx500-cdi-schematic.html
its shows that those tubes with a resistor sealed inside like R20 for example,...
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 06-30-2021, 07:26 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,522
Posted By roadrash
Re: Honda CX500 Motorcycle CDI ignition unit

Original can is 92x65 by 45mm deep.

I am having trouble locating R19 but if the one I think is it then its as follows.
R19 =180 ohms???
R20=610 ohms.
R21=910 ohms.
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 06-29-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,522
Posted By roadrash
Re: Honda CX500 Motorcycle CDI ignition unit

Sorry for nipping off for a bit. I got pursued by a friend to rebuild a 1960's Honda CB72 for him and I've just finished rebuilding the engine and now got it back in and trying to sort out the...
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 06-21-2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,522
Posted By roadrash
Re: Honda CX500 Motorcycle CDI ignition unit

I could do with 2 of those SCR';s I have one working one but the legs are broke. I put that Thermister I think you said it was in the freezer for a hour or so but its resistance only changes by 30...
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