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Old 03-07-2020, 07:01 PM   #21
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Default Re: Aerogarden Ultra LED blinking or strobing grow lights repair

I am glad this thread was able to help you out!
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Old 01-29-2021, 03:12 PM   #22
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I replaced the 3 caps just like the previous poster. I am a novice at soldering but it seemed pretty straightforward. Anyway, LED lights are still strobing. I must be the only one on the Internet this hasn't worked for.
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I replaced the 3 caps just like the previous poster. I am a novice at soldering but it seemed pretty straightforward. Anyway, LED lights are still strobing. I must be the only one on the Internet this hasn't worked for.
post pictures of your supply. maybe we can see something...
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Old 01-30-2021, 09:14 AM   #24
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Here are the pictures of the PC board. I replaced CD1, CD2 and CD3 (twice each). I'm wondering whether a better plan B would be to just wire in standalone 24V 6A power supply for 20 bucks.
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Default Re: Aerogarden Ultra LED blinking or strobing grow lights repair

replace that 10uf cap with a high temperature replacement.
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Old 01-31-2021, 02:22 PM   #26
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Here are the pictures of the PC board. I replaced CD1, CD2 and CD3 (twice each). I'm wondering whether a better plan B would be to just wire in standalone 24V 6A power supply for 20 bucks.
Thank you very much.
Your board is different from mine. Did you replace all 3 caps with brand name, quality, low esr, 105C temp rated caps? Cheap Chinese knockoff caps are the shits. Are you sure all the LED's are working inside the panel?

Just as an update: our Aerogarden is still working after the recap.
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