Electronics Forum | Tue Sep 22 16:39:10 EDT 2009 | rmitchell
Hi, We are getting a E-Hydra-1 Frame grabbing failed on caps and resistors and also a Light Curtain trigger X wagon. I spoke with mydata and they indicated the light curtain might be getting set off and causing the frame grabbing failure. I cleane
Electronics Forum | Tue Sep 29 13:59:08 EDT 2009 | cyber_wolf
The Hydra camera is a linescan camera on our machine.
Electronics Forum | Fri Sep 25 13:09:42 EDT 2009 | rmitchell
Thanks to those that responded. I eliminated the light curtain problem. The metal plate the light curtain pcb bolts to was bent. I had it aligned in our machine shop and it worked properly. I forgot to mention the error was pooping up with no fee
Electronics Forum | Wed Sep 23 08:19:52 EDT 2009 | rgduval
Check to see if there's a loose cable, or something, that's randomly setting off the light curtain. We occasionally have that problem with some of our flex or 12/16 mags in our TP9, where the tape take up clip is loose (nothing in that feeder) and i
Electronics Forum | Sat Sep 26 21:45:37 EDT 2009 | casmt
It didn't see the ref points on the bottom of the hydra head. start by checking the camera for dirt or dropped parts. Is it a hydra camera or Linescan?
Electronics Forum | Sat Oct 03 07:26:01 EDT 2009 | cflames17
Check the reference plate on the hydra to make sure it is not cracked or delaminated. I have had problems with the glue coming loose and the plate flapping causing this same problem. check hydra camera calibrations, this to may help.
Electronics Forum | Wed Sep 23 08:17:46 EDT 2009 | kpm135
I've run into mysterious light curtain errors before and what was happening was when the head moved across the top of the components one of the clear tape covers would flutter up and trigger the curtain then it would settle back down on top of the ta
Electronics Forum | Fri Sep 13 08:59:17 EDT 2002 | bmulcahy
Hi , Using the Agilis feeders 3/4 months now. We are low volume so they haven't worked hard , but we have had no real problems. They seem to work well with both paper and plastic tapes.As for components we use them on 0603, 0805 ,SOT ,mini-melf & t
Electronics Forum | Wed Apr 23 10:27:32 EDT 2003 | bernard
Hi Pete, What you are describing is something that will happen regardless of feeder type or machine type. When taking off a partial reel there is the potiential to lose components. It is minimised by careful handling. Yes I would agree that the Myda