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Orange arrow The vacuum tube on the APR-5000-XL does not go to UP or FREE modes?

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  Possible Causes: 1) Broken or leaking tube connection to air cylinder. 2) Bad vacuum pump. 3) Bad air cylinder. Possible Solutions (corresponding to the Causes #): 1) Check tubing from vacuum pump in the chassis to air cylinder in the head. 2) Replace vacuum pump (APR-VPC). Replacement instru...
Tagged: Vacuum, up, pump


Orange arrow Reflow head is squeaking or binding when moving in the Z-Axis?

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  The Z-Axis leadscrew likely needs lubrication. Lubrication instructions: APR-XL Z-AXIS Lubrication.pdf....
Orange arrow The vacuum tube on the APR-5000-XL is stuck and/or binding when in FREE mode?

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  Possible Causes: 1) Flux build up in vacuum tube bushing and/or collet. 2) No vacuum to the bottom inlet on air cylinder. 3) Bad air cylinder. 4) Vacuum tube is bent. Solutions (corresponding to the Causes #): 1) Remove the vacuum tube and carefilly clean vacuum tube bushings with alcohol or ...
Orange arrow Reflow head on the APR-5000-XL does not move up or down?

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  Possible Causes: 1) Bad connection to Z-Axis motor. 2) Bad connection to action button board to main control PCBA. 3) Bad Z-motor assembly. 4) Bad flag sensor. 5) Loose wiring to Lynx motor controller #1. 6) Bad Lynx motor controller #1. 7) Bad action button board (buttons or board traces). ...
Tagged: up, z-axis, down, lynx


Orange arrow No X-Axis movement on the APR-5000-XL?

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  Possible Causes: 1) Bad connection somewher in the machine. 2) Bad joy stick assembly. 3) Loose wiring to Lynx motor controller #4 4) Bad Lynx motor controller #4. 5) Bad enable button assembly. 6)Bad X-Axis motor assembly. Possible Solutions (corresponding to the Causes #): 1) Check all co...
Tagged: lynx, motor, joystick


Orange arrow No Y-Axis movement on the APR-5000-XL?

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  Possible Causes: 1) Bad connection somewher in the machine. 2) Bad joy stick assembly. 3) Loose wiring to Lynx motor controller #3. 4) Bad Lynx motor controller #3. 5) Bad enable button assembly. 6)Bad X-Axis motor assembly. Possible Solutions (corresponding to the Causes #): 1) Check all c...
Tagged: lynx, motor, joystick


Orange arrow No theta (rotational) movement on the APR-5000-XL?

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  Possible Causes: 1) Bad connections within the machine. 2) Stripped gear. 3) Bad enable button assembly. 4) Bad joystick. 5) Bad motor. 6) Loose wiring Lynx motor controller #2. 7) Bad Lynx motor controller #2. Possible Solutions (corresponding to the Causes #): 1) Check all wire harness c...
Orange arrow The Enter (Next) button does not work on the APR-5000-XL?

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  Possible Causes: 1) Bad connections. 2) Bad action button PCB. Possible Solutions (corresponding to the Causes #): 1) Check the connection from the action button PCB to the control PCB 2) Replace the action button PCB (APR-XLABK). Replacement instructions: Replace APR-XLABK Action Board.pdf I...
Tagged: PCB, next, action


Orange arrow Is there no or low vacuum pickup on the APR-5000-XL?

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  Possible Causes: 1) Bad vacuum pump. 2) Clogged vacuum filter. 3) Clogged vacuum tube or elbow fitting. Possible Solutions (corresponding to the Causes #): 1) Check for vacuum pump activation (sound). Replace vacuum pump (APR-VPC). Replacement instructions: APR-VPC - Airflow.pdf 2) Replace fi...
Tagged: Vacuum, pump


Orange arrow Is there an Overtemp Hardware Error (13) or (15) on the APR-5000-XL?

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  Possible Causes: 1) Review profile plot. If ramp rate to overtemp does not look realistic (there is a vertical upshoot) then possible bad RTD or bad RTD connection. 2) There is a software lockup. 3) Review profile plot. If ramp rate to overtemp looks realistic, then it may be bad top heater cont...
Tagged: plot, overtemp, 13


Orange arrow Is there no airflow or reduced airflow at the Reflow Head on the APR-5000-XL?

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  Possible Causes: 1) Kinked air hose or hose not connected. 2) Incorrect setting in the software. 3) Bad connection. 4) No control voltage. 5) Bad reflow pump. Possible Solutions (corresponding to the Causes #): 1) Check the white-striped hose connected to the lower inlet on the reflow heater...
Tagged: pump, airflow, hose


Orange arrow What power input does the APR-5000-XL use?

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  The APR-5000-XL uses 200-240VAC, 50/60Hz, 20 Amp, Single Phase....
Tagged: power, voltage, amps, hertz


Orange arrow How often does the APR-5000-XL need to be calibrated?

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  It is recommended that the APR-5000-XL is calibrated every 12 months or as required. More calibration information can be found on the website....
Orange arrow What is the field of view on the camera for the Scorpion Rework System?

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  The maximum field of view is 60mm x 45mm (2.36" x 1.77") and the minimum viewable component size is 0.51mm x 0.25mm (0.020" x 0.010" )....
Orange arrow What is the power consumption of the APR-5000-XL?

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  System Total: 3700W Large Pre-Heater: 2800W Small Pre-heater: 1400W Reflow Heater: 550W...

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