I'm wondering if it's time for a new mother board, or if this one can be repaired....
Last night, we had a pretty good electrical storm where power flickered several times. This morning the pool pump was off, so I went to the Goldline Aqua Plus control panel to turn it back on. There was a "communication error" message on the display. I cycled the power at the breaker and the display booted up fine with no error messages. However, when I hit the pump power button, the panel beeped, but the pump did not come on. Similarly, the pool light will not come on.
I've been digging through the posts and am mildly capable of checking voltage, but I don't know which places to check for voltage in order to isolate the problem(s). From the posts I've read, it appears that I could have a fried mother board, a bad transformer, a bad relay, or a combination thereof. The relays have 240V going in, but nothing coming out the Load side (even when I turn the pump on). The big transformer (to the right of the motherboard) outputs 24VAC. I'm having trouble figuring out how to evaluate the smaller transformer that is hardwired to the motherboard. Both fuses are fine.
While I'm no electrician, I am comfortable with the circuit board and and have repaired the K1 joint a few times (the ever-recurring "no cell power" issue).
Can anyone offer some tips on what voltages to look for at key locations in order to troubleshoot this problem? I appreciate the help.