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  1. Thanks Sir, Good to know. I understand now. As...

    Thanks Sir,
    Good to know. I understand now. As the machine evolved, so this the OS Firmware. That makes sense. Same on the MoCon board- Different Boards... different versions over a date range....
  2. Original old Haas VF Prom/Bin Versions. Best? Worst? Feature/bug...

    I have been wondering this since we bought our Haas VF/4. A 98 VF/4 - The original CPU was a 9.49(?) I think..
    The CPU I had to buy came w/ 9.64
    I talked to a buddy to has a 98 VF/0 CPU brd. w...
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    ...and you can find a lot of information on these...

    ...and you can find a lot of information on these Parms from the Service Manual PDFs.

    the exact Google search:
    Haas service operators filetype:PDF

    there is also a lot of different and...
  4. TryHArd and I are in very similar situations. So...

    TryHArd and I are in very similar situations. So we've been chatting. I was about to pull the trigger on the Eastwood (in my cart w/ the coupon code) when I see this post. (TY btw. Nice write up...
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    It was not listed that way a few years back.....

    It was not listed that way a few years back.. that's the same guy! LOL (Haas techs are the real all-powerful grey's right 51 classified now ??? )
    :D

    Download to an MP4 b4 it's g o n e

    Here...
  6. Yep... Got the Renishaw programs loaded. Was...

    Yep... Got the Renishaw programs loaded. Was super easy. Reading this post (even as the kid (my son) and I still feel like dolts often on this thing- I laughed at how green and novice we were on...
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    ...anywho- Here is the Haas vid we watched. ...

    ...anywho- Here is the Haas vid we watched. there are others.
    YouTube
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    There are YouTube videos out there as well... ...

    There are YouTube videos out there as well... They really helped my Son and I. It's a PIA having never done it before (For us anyway) but like everything else... you figure it all out. We...
  9. The really good news is that our Vector unit...

    The really good news is that our Vector unit rebuild was a success so far. Ran the spindle for about an hour. The air out the top of the fans was nice and cool the entire time- But technically...
  10. SHE's ALIVE. So far so good. See other thread...

    SHE's ALIVE. So far so good. See other thread (long thread) for any particulars on the rebuild for the Haas 15/20 white vector spindle Assy.


    Hoss710 - Thanks Sir! A few of us owe ya- Much...
  11. keeping this going for my notes and future reader...

    keeping this going for my notes and future reader endeavors...
    Found:
    a) Busted ground line from home 240 single phase side to RPC unit. Back to some basic checks since everything else seems fine...
  12. Testing repaired Vector SPinle. Can I leave the Motor Drive DC of? How to Q.

    Putting on a new post. but part of the longer thread on Vector repairs below. (my ID on post). Yep.. I am officially afraid to power it up w/o a little insight from the team here.... :ack2:

    I...
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    There are several sources.... I will PM you the...

    There are several sources.... I will PM you the two I know of. 1 of them I've talked to on several occasions for help. What is it doing
  14. HEy... btw. HOW SHOULD I POWER UP TEST THIS...

    HEy... btw. HOW SHOULD I POWER UP TEST THIS THING? Can I leave the Motor PS /DC hookups off? And/Or leave the spindle wires off for a power-up test? I have the Haas Vector drive test docs......
  15. Awesome stuff! yeah, it's out there.. but you...

    Awesome stuff! yeah, it's out there.. but you need to dig. TY for the post on Amazon the batts. I just ordered 2 for myself. Something I need to do b4 it gets the best of me. again, awesome...
  16. Update and parts lists.... Thread update...

    Update and parts lists....

    Thread update (if you read all of this- We blew the Spindle Vector Drive, sent it out... came back, blew again in 5 hours. Circuit area isolated. Checked and...
  17. FRiggn' Best Soldering Iron I've ever used....

    Had to post this one, but was not sure where- So Fabrication zone seemed like a good place.

    I do and have done a '*bleep' load of soldering. Parts on & off. Tinning, SMD, discrerte, A to Z. I...
  18. FRiggn' Best Soldering Iron I've ever used....

    Had to post this one, but was not sure where- So Fabrication zone seemed like a good place.

    I do and have done a '*bleep' load of soldering. Parts on & off. Tinning, SMD, discrerte, A to Z. I...
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    Best thread stream on this forum in a long long...

    Best thread stream on this forum in a long long time guys. Man.. Awesome work overall and I wish I would have found one of these rather than the VF/TRT setup we have. impressed!
  20. Thanks Gents, No Delta-Wye that I can tell or...

    Thanks Gents,
    No Delta-Wye that I can tell or have found. She's belt drive 7.5K,
    Mr. Hoss710... I had posted you a PM message. Wondered if you've seen that?

    Monday blah-
    Ya know.. I just...
  21. That's a great point. Too many things going on. ...

    That's a great point. Too many things going on. Regen is on my list now. My Son was there... I was not at the time. I did Ohm them out from the suggestions here. They measured 8.5 or 8.6 Ohms....
  22. I have found nearly all the cooked parts at this...

    I have found nearly all the cooked parts at this point... All on order. and 2 new fans...

    If anyone thinks that Megger test is OK from last post above.. let me know. My first time on that type of...
  23. Update: She smoked out and faulted again. We...

    Update: She smoked out and faulted again.
    We pulled the Drive and the cover off the Drive unit. The VF ran for about 5 hours. We ran a warm up pgm earlier in the day. a few times he went...
  24. It just SMOKED again..... We're rippign it out...

    It just SMOKED again..... We're rippign it out now. Actually found a Surface Mount Cap that fell out the bottom and onto the platform as well. (something got pretty darn hot or it had been...
  25. Went to a local Platics/Plexi house for new...

    Went to a local Platics/Plexi house for new Windows in both the Doors and Sides. Twas FAR cheaper than OEM. Ensure you get the PolyCarb. Anywho... I took my doors out to put in the new sheets. ...
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