High intensity strobe light repair

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Joe Friday
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High intensity strobe light repair

Post by Joe Friday » Sun Feb 25, 2018 4:37 am

Not sure if this is the right place for this...But looking for recommendations for a crew that can handle repair of a high intensity strobe light system other than Strobe Tech. The tower is in southern Indiana.

Thanks,

Kevin

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Re: High intensity strobe light repair

Post by kkiddkkidd » Wed Feb 28, 2018 9:53 am

Joe Friday wrote:
Sun Feb 25, 2018 4:37 am
Not sure if this is the right place for this...But looking for recommendations for a crew that can handle repair of a high intensity strobe light system other than Strobe Tech. The tower is in southern Indiana.

Thanks,

Kevin
Are you looking for a tower crew or a repair facility?

Ernie Oliver down in Florence Alabama is a great tower guy and can probably do it but the parts would almost certainly have to be StrobeTech. PM me for his contact info.
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Re: High intensity strobe light repair

Post by rich wood » Tue Mar 06, 2018 11:28 am

High intensity strobe lights are a bear. Not many tower crews are good at troubleshooting and there is only one source for parts. So,Dialight offers the only high intensity LED light kits on the market. Say good bye to flash tubes and trigger transformers. Yes, the upgrade cost $$$$$ but look at the long term savings. I have had good luck with this company and the kits are easily serviceable by most tower guys.
https://www.dialight.com/product/produc ... plications
or
https://www.dialight.com/dialight-resou ... nglish.pdf

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Re: High intensity strobe light repair

Post by radio_guru » Mon Mar 12, 2018 6:25 pm

It really depends on the manufacturer. I have the old EG&G system now supported by Hughey and Phillips. It's getting pretty costly to keep them going. But H&P still supports them for the most part and they're not too bad to work on. 95% of the problems are in the high voltage areas. Failed relays, diode blocks, and tubes for the most part with an occasional blown capacitor.

If the tower is less than 750ft., you can now apply for and operate medium intensity strobes.

These guys work on the H&P's:

http://midwestantenna.com/main/page_contact_us.html

Ask for Jerry.

RG

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