Posts Tagged ‘SI Equipment’

When do you need to change a Control battery?

SI have produced an interesting PDF document which explains the problems of predicting when a BSF8 control battery needs to be replaced. This is a fairly important decision since  unnecessary replacement costs the club around £15 but failure to spot a dying battery infuriates competitors at our event  by causing possible voiding of a course. […]

What has changed with BSF8 Controls recently

You may not notice this happening but the control boxes that you use constantly are frequently updated by re-programming their associated software (Firmware FW)  This is what has changed since the Caddiehoe Chase usage. The batteries eventually discharge on these units although they last for up to 5 to 8 years in practice. We regularly check […]

Faulty Controls Organisers please note!

At the moment 14th January 2016 there are 2 control units off being repaired/replaced. These are  119 and 128 getting new batteries.  Control 40 which was stolen at Boscombe has been replaced today. Alan H.