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Old 05-21-2010, 08:18 AM   #3405 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Greg Fordyce View Post
I have started putting Paul's kit together. I have got the control board soldered. Is it safe to power it up and try connecting to it with RTD explorer before I build and connect the power section? I would like to make sure it is working before finishing the power section. Any thing else I should check when it is powered up?
You do not have to worry about powering the controller without the power stage attached. I have one just like this running on my bench for testing of RTD Explorer.

If you have all the chips in the correct orientation and there are not bridged solder connections, you should be all set.

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