SBIG STV Power Switch Fix (1/2006)

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After getting some water into my STV, I found that the power switch had failed. To get around this while I got the switch replaced, I found that the switch could easily be temporarily bypassed as shown below.

(Above) STV power switch assembly -- switch and wiring to connector, indicated by red arrow. SBIG sent me a new power switch assembly within two days of contacting them. The cost was $25 plus tax and shipping.

The STV power switch bypassed with a jumper -- blue jumper replacing black wires. This leaves power on all the time. The STV must be unplugged to shut it off. Warning: Verify your own unit's wire colors and circuitry before attempting this!

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