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Trouble Shoot Wind Instrument

I have a Datamarine wind speed instrument which is not working properly. I currently get a reading of zero in any wind speed. Any suggeestions on how to trouble shoot and repair?
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I HAVE A SIMILAR PROBLEM PROBLEM WITH MY DATAMARINE WIND INSTRUMENT..AS WELL AS A POORLY FUNCTIONING DATAMARINE DEPTH METER. PLS. LET ME KNOW IF ANYONE HAS AN ANSWER FOR YOU.
THANKS, BOB (''85 C&C 29)
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I just had Datamarine rebuild my windspeed masthead unit instrument. Give them a call they are in Pocasset, MA. cost was $79. Nice people , quick turn around.
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Hi-
You can call our service facility in Pocasset for free tech advice and to send your instruments in for repair if needed.
(Currently we specialize in Datamarine)
Hope this helps,
Kelsa
DMI Marine, Inc.
18 Commerce Pk Rd
POCASSET, MA 02559
www.dmimarine.com
508-564-7491
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I had the same problem - it''s fairly common I guess, but easily fixed. It''s due to the inner parts of the masthead unit wearingout. You can order the new parts from DMI (datamarine) at www.sea-dmi.com. The parts are about $65. You''ll need to take the masthead unit off, it unplugs at the top of the mast for removal. Once you have it down, you just need to take it apart and install the new part (it''s just one part). You can also take it down and ship it to DMI and for a small fee, they''ll rebuild it and send it back to you (it''s pretty cheap, say under $100 for the parts and labor) and then you just need to reinstall the masthead unit.
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