SCG Gunfighter MK3 Black Box Red Blinking Light

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SCG Gunfighter MK3 Black Box Red Blinking Light

Postby mlagasse934 » Tue Sep 14, 2021 6:27

My SCGs this week just started acting up and no longer recognizes any input from the stick and only inputs from the gimbal itself on the Gunfighter MK3. Any button presses, or Z axis twists do not work but X and Y do.

Trouble Shooting Attempted
1. Reseat connection
2. Clean connection with isopropyl alcohol & lint free cloth
3. Check the circuit board connection to the USB inside of the Gunfighter MK3 base
4. Recalibrate
5. Try hooking up a different blackbox from my left stick.
6. Reflash the device (with newest and previously installed)

Whenever I click a button, or look in the Test - > external devices it shows the grips as red and nothing is being input. Everything to me indicates that either the seated mount on top of the Gunfighter MK3 base is bad, or the grips are bad. Any insights?

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Re: SCG Gunfighter MK3 Black Box Red Blinking Light

Postby fallout9 » Tue Sep 14, 2021 6:33

So you have 2 of them, L and R SCG on MKIII bases? Have you tried to switch bases?

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Re: SCG Gunfighter MK3 Black Box Red Blinking Light

Postby mlagasse934 » Thu Sep 16, 2021 6:43

I just finished swapping the two grips and when I put the Right stick (non working pair) on the left Gunfighter Mk 3 base it works. When I put the left grip (working pair) on the right Gunfighter Mk3 base it does NOT work. So I am guessing there is something wrong with the right base... anything I can do for troubleshooting?

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Re: SCG Gunfighter MK3 Black Box Red Blinking Light

Postby mlagasse934 » Thu Sep 16, 2021 6:59

After opening up the Gunfighter Mk3 base.. I have found that one of the wires was severed going from the DB4 pin that heads to the blackbox. Where can i get a replacement cable for this?

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Re: SCG Gunfighter MK3 Black Box Red Blinking Light

Postby fallout9 » Thu Sep 16, 2021 8:30

Fill up a service ticket on that please.

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Re: SCG Gunfighter MK3 Black Box Red Blinking Light

Postby mlagasse934 » Mon Sep 20, 2021 4:07

Where can I fill out a service ticket?

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Re: SCG Gunfighter MK3 Black Box Red Blinking Light

Postby fallout9 » Mon Sep 20, 2021 5:51

If you got it from EU store, here.
If you got it from NA store, here.
If you got it from AUS store, here.
If you got it from Ali, log into your account and write to the seller a message.

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Re: SCG Gunfighter MK3 Black Box Red Blinking Light

Postby mlagasse934 » Fri Sep 24, 2021 1:50

Any idea how long it takes to respond to the a ticket request? I am just looking for a part number for this wire that was severed.

https://imgur.com/a/F8TyBAd

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Re: SCG Gunfighter MK3 Black Box Red Blinking Light

Postby fallout9 » Fri Sep 24, 2021 2:12

Ticket number and local store please?

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Re: SCG Gunfighter MK3 Black Box Red Blinking Light

Postby mlagasse934 » Fri Sep 24, 2021 2:35

Thank you for the quick response!

Ticket Number 3054.

Local major walk in electronic stores in the area would be:

Microcenter
Best Buy

I am able willing to purchase from an online vendor that ships to the US.

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Re: SCG Gunfighter MK3 Black Box Red Blinking Light

Postby fallout9 » Fri Sep 24, 2021 2:51

I was actually asking about the local VKB vendor, sorry if it wasn't clear. Being in NA means the head office in China's shipping the parts and there are some national holidays these days over there, so it might take longer than usual. Meanwhile, you could try to have that cable replaced at a computer repair shop, if there's any in your area.

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Re: SCG Gunfighter MK3 Black Box Red Blinking Light

Postby mlagasse934 » Fri Sep 24, 2021 2:57

I thought the cable would be a commercial off the shelf solution as it appears to be something that you would regularly plug into a circuit board / motherboard.

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Re: SCG Gunfighter MK3 Black Box Red Blinking Light

Postby fallout9 » Fri Sep 24, 2021 3:06

Sorry man, it's custom made for the VKB base only. But again, someone with soldering skills could easily replace that damaged wire.


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