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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 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...
Tagged: heating, heat, Heater, rtd, plot


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 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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