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Heinrich Weikamp RSU issues


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#1 belizediversity

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Posted 05 July 2012 - 05:44 PM

I am frustrated by the my Heinrich Weikamp RSU. It works fine in low light but anything brighter than a dim room and it refuses to fire the strobe. I have tried cutting an old film container to enclose the RSU but that doesn't improve the situation and wrapping it in a thick felt to cut down the ambient light but still no firing in average light conditions Any pointers or tips. I have attached to a Sea and Sea DS60.
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#2 Rui_Guerra

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Posted 14 October 2012 - 02:22 AM

Hello Belizediversity,

Do you have solved your "problem" with the RSU?
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#3 errbrr

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Posted 14 October 2012 - 04:45 PM

I use the HW RSUs in caves, and they struggle even in complete darkness when there are too many bright torches. I have never succeeded with them in the ocean during the day. Hedwig's triggerfish work great in ambient light, you could try one of those instead.