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Old 11-01-2010, 11:43 AM   #72
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Originally Posted by Emmbeedee
So what's your guess, then? It seems highly suspicious that the bike was shut off out in the rain, the gps worked one minute, then it stopped.
I had an old grey beard from NASA tell me years ago he didn't believe in coincidence when I proposed two events were not connected.

It was raining and GPS went TU, there probably is a connection. Obvious question is; where could water have gone where it didn't belong?

Could it have shorted the 5V in to a data line out in the USB plug? I would think that would have only taken out USB driver, not whole unit.

Could it have gotten in the series regulator in the cable? 12V into a 5V input makes toast quick.
Jerry Counts
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