Diad keeps dying in cold

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Savvy412, Jan 18, 2016.

  1. Savvy412

    Savvy412 Active Member

    Today my Diad died at 330. Had to run 120 stops with no board. Worst part about it was. Had to come back and manually punch in all the stops. It was about 2 degrees here .

    What do you guys do to avoid this. This is the second time happening to me this winter.
  2. Rack em

    Rack em Well-Known Member

    Ask them to send you out with a spare battery?
  3. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Now, a low life jack wagon, and still loving it.

    Sounds like a good reason to let the truck run all day with the DIAD sitting on top of the defroster vents.

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  4. BrownArmy

    BrownArmy Well-Known Member

    That happens here, but thankfully we haven't seen two degrees yet (Boston).

    Keep the DIAD near the warmest air flow when you have the heat on.

    Other than that, not much.

    Keep it in your vest pocket under your outer jacket?
  5. rod

    rod retired and happy

    Now you're talking my language.
  6. FrigidFTSup

    FrigidFTSup Resident Suit

    Ask to have the battery swapped out. We routinely see below 0 for extended periods of time. Usually getting a new battery does the trick.
  7. silenze

    silenze Lunch is the best part of the day

    Haha they dont fix anything unless its completely dead.
    If something is wrong with your board swap it with another drivers in the rack.
  8. Billy Ray

    Billy Ray God, help us all.....

    It needs a deep discharge.

  9. nystripe96

    nystripe96 Active Member

    Bring an extra board with you and keep it wrapped in a sweatshirt so it stays warm in case you need to use it
  10. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Doesn't that put into "sleep mode"?
  11. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    Between your tights is the warmest part of your body on days like this.
  12. Gumby

    Gumby *

    I do the same.
  13. Big Arrow Down...D

    Big Arrow Down...D Leave the gun,take the cannoli

    Between your tight what?
  14. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    Oh mama
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    Big Arrow Down...D Leave the gun,take the cannoli

    Would you mind if I held down the buttons A,K and X while warming?
  16. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    Does that still work on the DIAD V's?
  17. Jackburton

    Jackburton Gone Fish'n

    Changing out the batteries between DIADS voids the warranty, ask your OMS that does DIAD send backs.
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  19. dropNbolt

    dropNbolt Member

    ....^^^so what might this do?
  20. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    It's like control-alt-delete and resets the DIAD.