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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 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...
Orange arrow How often does the Scorpion Rework System need to be calibrated?

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  External Thermocouple Calibration: Every 12 months or as required Heater Calibrations: Every 12 months or as required Optical Calibration: Every 6-12 months or as required...
Orange arrow How do I calibrate my Scorpion Rework System?

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  For optical calibration, each Scorpion comes with an optical calibration kit. For thermal calibration, you can purchase or rent a thermal calibration kit to perform the calibration yourself, or you can schedule an on-site calibration service. All caibration information can be found here....
Orange arrow What are the maximum temperature settings of each heater on the Scorpion Rework System?

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  Reflow heater: 400°C (752ºF) Inner Preheater: 350ºC (662ºF) Outer Preheater: 350ºC (662ºF)...
Orange arrow What are the heater ratings for the Scorpion Rework System?

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  Small (Inner) Preheater: 900W Large (Outer) Preheater: 1800W Reflow (Top) Heater: 550W...
Orange arrow What type of heating technology is used in the Scorpion Rework Systems?

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  The Scorpion Rework Systems use convection heating technology....
Orange arrow Is there no heat from the Reflow (Top) Heater on the APR-5000-XL?

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  Possible Causes: 1) The Reflow Heater is bad. 2) The RTD in the Reflow Heater is bad. 3) Bad solid state relay on the main PCBA. Possible Solution (corresponding to the Causes #): 1) Check the heater resistance. Replace heater head assembly (APR-HHA). Replacement instructions: APR-HHA Replace....
Orange arrow Is there an odd or strange plot for the Reflow Heater RTD on the APR-5000-XL?

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  Possible Causes: 1) The RTD is out of possition. 2) There is a bad or intermittent RTD connection. Possible Solutions (corresponding to the Causes #): 1) Remove the heater head cover and reposition the RTD. APR-HHA Main RTD Position.pdf 2) Tighten the female connectors to the heater head RTD h...
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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 or low Pre-Heater (bottom) heat on the APR-5000-XL?

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  Possible Causes: 1) There is a bad connection. 2) Incorrect off-set setting in software. 3) No or low airflow through Pre-Heater. 4) Bad heater. 5) Bad solid state relay. Possible Solutions (corresponding to the Causes #): 1) Check connections to all heaters, both solid state relays, and the...
Orange arrow Is there a Pre-Heater RTD error on the APR-5000-XL?

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  Possible Causes: 1) Bad connections or not plugged in. 2) Bad RTD. Possible Solutions (corresponding to the Causes #): 1) Check all connections to RTD's and to the PCB. 2) Replace the RTD assembly. Replacement instructions: APR-XL Preheater and RTD replacement.pdf If you need instructions on ...

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