broken apm1 board?

Hello, a friend of mine just gave me this APM 1 board.

the mission planner cannot connect or program it, I also tried with an USBASP on the ISP connector of both atmega2560 and 328 but the answer is always "target doesn't answer". when powered a red led is lit.

where can I start to look for faults? is it worth? I mean, if I can fix this board, will I be able to run all the latest firmware or is it already obsolete?

thanks

Enrico

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  • If it will help, here is a partial power schematic I made in October 2012...

    3692783623?profile=originalGood luck!

    -=Doug

  • There were two discussions (cannot remember when) about APM1 and no function.

    Both problems were open pcb traces on the Output header into the APM.

    Searching is somewhat hit-or-miss at times.

    -=Doug

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