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S100KL S200DL fixed.
I heard back from DMI and the news wasn't good. The replacement LCD modules for the S100KL and S200DL weren't available. To fix the instruments, they would have to be sent to DMI and, if it was possible, they would be modified to accept LCD modules that were avalable. The cost was estimated to be more than $200 ea. No thanks.
I found a S100KL on Ebay for $50 that was rough but had a OK LCD and I swapped out the part. One fixed.
I took apart the S200DL and found the problem wasn't the LCD but the polarizing filter fixed to the front. It had been damaged by 20+ yrs of salt and sunlight. Imagine. I found a source for linear polarized 8 mil film with adhesive backing and ordered a sheet. I cut off a small piece and stuck it on the LCD. Two fixed. I now have enough left over to fix maybe 19 more. If you need some, PM me and we can work something out.
Damn it's nice when something works out.