Posted 5/19/2006 16:41 (#13328 - in reply to #13273) Subject: Re: EZ Steer T2 mounting
the proper mounting position for the EZ-Steer controller with T2 is flat on the floor with the cables to the back or the front or on the back wall with the cables down. And for the T2 sensors to work properly, you need to tell the EZ-Guide Plus how the controller is mounted. Also to have proper response from the roll (tilt) sensor it is necessary to get the front edge of the controller parallel with the axles when driving straight (in all three mounting configurations). by mounting it on the side of the vehicle with the cables down, the roll sensor does not do what it is supposed to do. If you get good guidance, then it means your field is probably pretty flat.
the Yaw gyro does behave properly when the cables are down, even though you have mounted the unit 90 degrees to the recommended orientation, and it will still steer straight as you discovered. long as you don't go on hill sides you will probably not have any problems. Be careful to not let it vibrate or move, because extra vibration or movement between the controller and the tractor can make it hard to filter out the stray gyro signals.