HOT: Active* forum members generally gain 5% discount at starbike.com store!
Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Articles FAQ Contact About




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 7 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Fri Aug 30, 2013 4:42 am 
Offline

Joined: Tue Mar 20, 2007 5:56 pm
Posts: 987
Hi all, posted this on slowtwitch, but thought Id check here as well, as I know lots of folks here have experience with powertaps.

I recently purchased two -new- sets of Mavic Cosmic Carbone Pro Powertap wheelsets. Both were the older 2.4 SL versions, so I purchased the updater for them, which indicated that it ran successfully for both (to make both ANT+ compatible).
However, when I try to pair with my 910XT, nothing seems to be happening. I go to the bike 1, select powermeter, yes, and restart calibration. Then it basically shows nothing, even as I spin the wheel... Same deal with a EDGE 500..
I did also put new batteries in both hubs.

Next, tried the little yellow computer that came with each wheel. Started by replacing the battery in each as they were dead.
Go to the 'learn' thing, spin the wheel, neither can detect the hub. WTF?

I did call Saris, and they said I could send the wheels in. That is great, but I'm in Canada, and pretty sure they aren't offering to cover the $100 it will cost to ship them (yup, UPS or Purolator ground, $100 give or take....). Not sure about shipping back to me..

How can two brand new out of the box wheels not work? Wondering if the updater, even though it flashed green for success, actually screwed both hubs up?

Anyone else go through this?!?
Help!


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Fri Aug 30, 2013 8:40 am 
Offline

Joined: Mon Jan 02, 2006 7:10 pm
Posts: 341
I would recheck the full battery specification (not just the size). Older 2.4s had a slightly unusual battery spec.

Sorry if this has been done already, but worth a try. I had various 2.4s that were sensitive to battery.

Good news is that the newer model seems better in most regards, and that PT will respond if you push and push.


Top
 Profile  
 
Posted: Fri Aug 30, 2013 8:40 am 


Top
  
 
PostPosted: Fri Aug 30, 2013 8:43 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Sat Sep 05, 2009 11:20 am
Posts: 1342
Try the update again.

_________________
"Step forward the climber and all those who worship at the altar of lightness" - R. Millar


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Fri Aug 30, 2013 3:34 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Mar 20, 2007 5:56 pm
Posts: 987
euan wrote:
Try the update again.


The ANT updater? It only has two updates, used one for each wheel. Did try plugging it into one of the wheels again anyway, but it just flashed red since it had already been used.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Fri Aug 30, 2013 3:45 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Sat Sep 05, 2009 11:20 am
Posts: 1342
Ah thought you had two updaters. Was banking you'd hadn't done two updates with one

_________________
"Step forward the climber and all those who worship at the altar of lightness" - R. Millar


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Fri Aug 30, 2013 5:59 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Sat Aug 29, 2009 4:30 pm
Posts: 1501
Try reseating the battery holder. Make sure you can feel that it is properly aligned, then wiggle it into place and push it home solidly.
Make sure the wire loop on the holder is sticking straight out. It is an antenna.
Might as well put in a fresh pair of batteries once you open it up again, just to remove that as a variable.

Mine are SL+, so I never had to do the "updater".


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Fri Aug 30, 2013 6:03 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Mar 20, 2007 5:56 pm
Posts: 987
Rick wrote:
Try reseating the battery holder. Make sure you can feel that it is properly aligned, then wiggle it into place and push it home solidly.
Make sure the wire loop on the holder is sticking straight out. It is an antenna.
Might as well put in a fresh pair of batteries once you open it up again, just to remove that as a variable.

Mine are SL+, so I never had to do the "updater".


Thanks, will try it again tonight.


Top
 Profile  
 
Posted: Fri Aug 30, 2013 6:03 pm 


Top
  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 7 posts ] 


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Bing [Bot], dj97223, Google Adsense [Bot], Herb5998, kulcha, rmerka and 72 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Red front shifter not working in the cold.

in Road

Juanmoretime

9

702

Mon Oct 14, 2013 10:17 am

theremery View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. 2013 Felt DA4 Rear Brake Not Working - NEED HELP

in Road

NickMazz

4

453

Fri Dec 13, 2013 12:44 pm

audiojan View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Powertap users: always or no?

in Road

loudtiger

11

663

Fri Apr 25, 2014 8:42 pm

Stoo View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. PowerTap SLC+ - any good?

in Road

Bregnhoj

5

528

Mon Jan 13, 2014 7:45 pm

showdown View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Using a Powertap G3 in sub zero temps?

in Road

nagge

2

406

Wed Nov 13, 2013 10:52 pm

jekyll man View the latest post


It is currently Thu Aug 21, 2014 11:09 pm

All times are UTC + 1 hour




Advertising   –  FAQ   –  Contact   –  Convert   –  About

© Weight Weenies 2000-2013
hosted by starbike.com


How to get rid of these ads? Just register!


Powered by phpBB