D6450 datarecorder

Door herres88

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28-06-2021, 10:39

I have a D6450 (looks like NMS1515) datarecorder which worked fine with a 9volt adapter. Since a couple of days it stopped fast forwarding and rewinding. When i use one of these buttons, it’s sounds like it’s working for a couple of seconds but it them pushes the buttons back and stops. You can hear gear spinning but the wheels won’t turn. When i press play, stop or pause, it just works fine.

I decided to unscrew it and look inside. I can’t see anything weird going on or anything broken.

Anyone who knows how to fix this?

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Van jltursan

Prophet (2532)

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28-06-2021, 12:59

Maybe the gears have broken teeth?, it's a common problem with the Philips datarecorders.
...or belts are in bad shape of course...

Van herres88

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28-06-2021, 16:14

Are there multiple belts? I only saw one when i opened it. Also, the gears seem te be turning just fine.

Van fenama

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28-06-2021, 21:30

Check the marked gears, they are the ones that deteriorate

[img]D6450[/img]

Van herres88

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29-06-2021, 03:03

Well well well, look what i just found. A discoloured and broken gearwheel. How the fuck does that thing turn yellow in the dark?

Van sdsnatcher73

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29-06-2021, 07:46

Unlike what I thought myself for a long time, it appears plastic actually turns dark/yellow with heat not sunlight. Paint on stickers fades with sunlight. Sunlight actually helps in retrobrighting (although not very useful for internal broken parts Wink)

Van journey

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29-06-2021, 14:15

herres88 wrote:

Well well well, look what i just found. A discoloured and broken gearwheel. How the fuck does that thing turn yellow in the dark?

Have you recently eat pasta "farfalle" type near the datacorder? LOL!

Van fenama

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30-06-2021, 20:54

There are 3 gears with a degradable plastic type, you will have to replace these 3 gears.
Here you can find them https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3877723

Van herres88

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01-07-2021, 15:34

Thank you, i suppose i’ll have to get these printed?

Van fenama

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01-07-2021, 16:40

yes, they have to be printed