Electronics Forum | Mon Apr 10 15:47:47 EDT 2017 | jdengler
Mark, There is a way to read the I/O but without the electrical diagrams I cannot help you with that. When you press the interlock button does it go out? Jerry
Electronics Forum | Mon Apr 10 16:29:49 EDT 2017 | mrich208
I am working on getting diagrams. The light stays on. Thanks, Mark
Electronics Forum | Tue Apr 11 07:07:29 EDT 2017 | jdengler
That means you are not clearing the interlock condition. Probably a switch has been bumped out of place or sometimes a wire for a switch gets broken.
Electronics Forum | Tue Apr 11 08:41:44 EDT 2017 | jdengler
Do you have an interlock bypass key? If you do can you reset the interlock in bypass? If you cannot, I believe there is a pico fuse on the interlock pcb in the control panel that may have blown.
Electronics Forum | Mon Apr 10 09:04:52 EDT 2017 | mrich208
The unit stopped sending air to the inserter suddenly. When I send the Status signal to the unit from the PC it returns waiting for NO Pushbutton/Limit. I can not find any issue with the limits or Em Stop buttons. Is there a chance that we lost an IO
Electronics Forum | Thu May 11 09:12:19 EDT 2017 | sumote
The board may look the same, but there could be some differences not readily visible. Fix the other board and put it back in. Then rerun your process. If you still need help you should contact Don Burshnick at Alpha 1 Technologies. That guy is the V
Electronics Forum | Mon Apr 10 14:26:38 EDT 2017 | jdengler
Hi Mark, The status messages for these older UIC machines aren't always as helpful as we would like them to be. What exactly is happening? No air for the whole inserter part of the machine, or the inserter head only? It's been a while since I ha