Welcome, Guest. Please Login or Register
Dynon Avionics, Inc.
Welcome to the Dynon Avionics forum!

Page Index Toggle Pages: 1
Send Topic Print
Colored vertical stripes (Read 1211 times)
Jan 6th, 2018 at 11:43am

TomK   Offline
Junior Member
Port Orange, Fl

Posts: 77
So, I went away for two weeks over the holidays. I flew the day before I left and everything was OK. I flew the day after I returned and this is what I got when I powered up. I powered down then back up several times and it eventually booted OK.

When in that state, it does not respond to Button 1 Power Off attempts nor will it go into Setup with Buttons 7&8.

I'd like to think it'll just not happen again but I don't suppose that's likely ...

« Last Edit: Jan 6th, 2018 at 12:14pm by TomK »  
IP Logged
Reply #1 - Jan 7th, 2018 at 12:05pm

DonFromTX   Offline
Senior Member
I love flying!

Gender: male
Posts: 282
Probably not a lot of help, but you have to admit those are very pretty lines   Grin
IP Logged
Reply #2 - Jan 7th, 2018 at 9:39pm

Terke   Offline
Frequent Poster
I love flying GP4!

Gender: male
Posts: 28
Your lines are prettier than mine. I get this every time my left screen fires up.


IMG_4174_001.PNG (879 KB | 51 )
IP Logged
Reply #3 - Jan 8th, 2018 at 5:27pm

Dynon Avionics   Offline
Dynon Official
Dynon Technical Support

Posts: 13032
So transient lines when booting isn't an issue, but if you're failing to boot at all and it happens more than rarely, we'll want to see the display. Note that pushing buttons 1/2/5 simultaneously will do a hard reset, and it happens at a deep hardware level so it always works.

Please do not use Private Messaging on form to contact. For private support:
Email: support at dynonavionics dot com
Phone: 425-402-0433 (7am-5pm Pacific weekdays)
IP Logged
Reply #4 - Jan 9th, 2018 at 11:45pm

HomeBuilt101   Offline
Full Member
I love flying!

Posts: 247
That is what I call the "Rainbow Screen Of Death" (RSOD).

I had a BRAND NEW SV-1000 that I bought and energized and it fired up and displayed a total of THREE TIMES and it did exactly that...RSOD...  Multiple power offs/ons did not do anything so I called Dynon and they replaced it...THANKFULLY!!!

Then the new replacement screen worked fine for a bunch of power up cycles...then did that AGAIN ONLY ONCE...then it has worked fine ever since.

Would really like to know what "magic" causes that...
Angry Angry Angry Angry Angry Angry Angry Angry Angry
IP Logged
Reply #5 - Sep 20th, 2018 at 2:24pm

RV8JD   Offline
Frequent Poster

Posts: 10
My 10.2" SkyView Touch (SV-D1000T) developed the same issue as the OP. The unit has approximately 425 hours on it.

On several occasions recently, on the ground prior to engine start, when the Master and Alternator switches were turned on, the SkyView Touch (SVT) showed those vertical colored lines when trying to boot up.  When I turned the Master and Alt switches off and then turned them back on, the SVT booted up normally.  Sometimes I had to do it twice or three times before it would boot up normally.

There have been no problems with the unit in-flight.

I emailed Dynon support late yesterday and received the response below this morning (which is contrary to Reply #3 by Dynon support in this thread):

"These kind of errors are usually the result of a weak or loose connection. To verify this, the next time you get the vertical stripes, reach under the panel and gently wiggle the wiring harness. If there is any change to the display, then you have a weak connection. Typically it will be a weak ground.

Good luck, let me know how it works out."

I’ll do as they suggest and see what happens.
« Last Edit: Sep 20th, 2018 at 2:35pm by RV8JD »  
IP Logged
Page Index Toggle Pages: 1
Send Topic Print