Testing of XYZ Axis and Cut Motor (PDF)
Over time the bearing that holds the flexshaft into the top of the z-truck can wear a divot in the end of the flexshaft. This can cause the flexshaft to vibrate and chatter more than it should. These quick steps will show you how to quickly resolve this issue
Description of Issue The cut motor audibly changes pitch during a carving. This is indicative of the sensor losing track of the RPM and defaulting to a pre-programmed speed. Possible Causes The cause of this change is most likely a faulty board sensor or sensor magnet. Troubleshooting Steps Check to see that the cut motor […]
Description of Issue The cutting motor does not turn on at the beginning of the carving. Possible Causes Causes include: a faulty switch, a loose connector, a faulty X-termination board, a pinched wire in the cut motor, a loose power wire, a head cover that is not engaging the AC motor switch, or a bad […]
This error message occurs when STOP is pressed when prompting to check the cut motor.
Over time the carbon brushes on the cut motor will wear down and need to be replaced. This video outlines the process.