Why? Why does a burned out Evertz VIP multi-viewer card smell like sightly burnt pancake syrup?! The card won’t show any signs of life upon receiving +12vdc power from the Evertz Multiframe. It’s gonna go back for some tender loving care at the factory.
We’ve had a rash of failures on these boards as of late and that makes life interesting when there are a LOT of them in service throughout the facility.
The soundtrack for pondering this nonsense is below.
Thanks to Shane Toven for revealing the likely underlying cause of all the failsauce: cooling!
Newer 7800FR-QT frame: this is apparently the low noise version. The 7800FR has the same design as above but the -QT gives you this wonderful front panel:
Guess which one I like better? 😉