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  1. Another way to get at the tools without using the...

    Another way to get at the tools without using the E-stop is to remove the bracket that operates the carousel door. It is two bolts on the back that can be accessed under the motor.
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    The early machines (at least my '91 VF-1) uses...

    The early machines (at least my '91 VF-1) uses needle thrust bearings. The later machines went to angular contact bearings which are more precise. The needles on my Y axis disintegrated and the cage...
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    You find rotaries on Ebay but usually are priced...

    You find rotaries on Ebay but usually are priced rather high. All it is is a rotary table with a motor and encoder, maybe a home switch and brake. I made from from an 8" manual rotary and mounting a...
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    It is worthwhile to wrap the X cable in nylon...

    It is worthwhile to wrap the X cable in nylon spiral wrap. It gives the cable something besides the casing to rub on and when you see the spiral wrap pieces in the tray it is time to go in and...
  5. Mind you mine is a '91 VF-1, it has...

    Mind you mine is a '91 VF-1, it has micro-switches to detect all air solenoid movements. I presume yours would too since Haas used to keep things simple.
    When you put in S2000 M3; and hit the CYCLE...
  6. MACHINE LOCKED - Front panel has been locked by...

    MACHINE LOCKED - Front panel has been locked by setting.
    Memory Lock key switch locks Settings and all programs
    Setting 7 locks parameters - parameters 57, 209 and 278 lock other features
    Setting...
  7. Another thought, check the air pressure at the...

    Another thought, check the air pressure at the lines going to the gear change solenoid. I have a VF-1 and it requires at least 90 PSI. Is your low air pressure alarm working?
    My VF-1 does not try to...
  8. When it tries to engage the gearbox does the...

    When it tries to engage the gearbox does the spindle slowly turn? From the 96-8000 manual:
    Parameters 67 and 70 control the time-out times, 75 controls the gear change speed. Check the air pressure,...
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    E-mail is probably the best, I do not get on here...

    E-mail is probably the best, I do not get on here regularly. I have a couple different versions of the brushed servo board schematic. Mostly the changes are the diodes for the power supply, the...
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    Publication 98-80100 shows the thermal overload...

    Publication 98-80100 shows the thermal overload connects to OH(13) and SD(17) of the spindle drive unit.
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    The V-Rod motor was designed by Porsche.

    The V-Rod motor was designed by Porsche.
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    The E-Stop button is controlled through the I/O...

    The E-Stop button is controlled through the I/O board IOPCB cable 550, P40-2 - VF Series Manual Electrical Wiring Diagrams Page 6 (96-8000).
    The main power contactor is controlled by the power...
  13. It appears to be a skew gear. Most simple CAD...

    It appears to be a skew gear. Most simple CAD programs would have problems creating that. You can do it in AutoCAD R14 or newer. Go to RushGears or one of the other sites that will generate a dxf...
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    The E-Stop switch is normally closed so if there...

    The E-Stop switch is normally closed so if there are redundant inputs on the I/O board they would have to be short jumpered.
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    According to one report the MACS system relies on...

    According to one report the MACS system relies on one sensor for incipient stall indication. No flight safety system relies on a single sensor. It causes a single point of failure.
    I worked at...
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    Mouser lists TLP621-4 as obsolete. Digikey has...

    Mouser lists TLP621-4 as obsolete. Digikey has 4,582 of them for $1.71.
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    According to the VF manual the E-Stop button...

    According to the VF manual the E-Stop button normally connects an optical switch to ground, turning the output transistor On. Possibly a H11L1, H11L2 or H11L3?
    Are you familiar with IC pin...
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    Windoz 10 has a lot more security features and...

    Windoz 10 has a lot more security features and turned on by default. Go to the network connections and right-click on the device and go down to "Properties". Compare those with the XP machine.
    If...
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    Fabio, check your cable wiring diagram. On my...

    Fabio, check your cable wiring diagram. On my early VF-1 the A and B axis have the home and brake in the cable. The XYZ homes are separate and have no brake.
    You should be able to swap any XYZ...
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    Have you checked the seating of the address and...

    Have you checked the seating of the address and data connectors on the bottom of the board?
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    Servo overload is a feedback from the servo...

    Servo overload is a feedback from the servo board. The other alarms are typically time-outs that are currently set in the settings/diagnostics page.
    Many operations are a sequence of events detected...
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    I am interested in doing the same but my...

    I am interested in doing the same but my execution might be different than yours. LinuxCNC is based upon mouse/keyboard inputs which will not be acceptable to industrial operators (especially the...
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    I rather doubt that. I have bought parts for the...

    I rather doubt that. I have bought parts for the brush servo drive boards, even older output IGBTs that are not stocked by the usual outlets for not much above prices for the later parts. I added a...
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    I think that if you got a low battery alarm again...

    I think that if you got a low battery alarm again the battery installation was either incorrect or a bad battery. You should measure the battery voltage with the machine off. These are 3 volt lithium...
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    Before sending a brushed motor for repair you...

    Before sending a brushed motor for repair you could save money and time by doing some servicing yourself.
    My brushed motor was making noise and showing an over current fault. The noise was a bad...
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