Electronics Forum | Thu Feb 20 13:16:15 EST 2014 | rgduval
Hi, Brendan, It sure sounds like it to me. But, with the Z axis, there could be one other thing to check. On my old TP, there were z-locks...two pistons that pointed sideways around the head travel. Initializing the z-motors did not move the z-
Electronics Forum | Wed Feb 19 09:52:45 EST 2014 | brendansales
Dear Rob, Got to the maintenance menu, under the Motor section, I selected Z motor and tried to initiate motor, there was no movement on the machine and I had the error message as below: F-MOT-MSETDYN Z/12: Position counter dead I suspect that ser
Electronics Forum | Thu Feb 13 00:43:06 EST 2014 | brendansales
Centering motor about to fail or has failed. > Centering motor about to fail or has failed. Hey Rdubya, Thanks for your help! Apparently that was not the problem. The Midas head had to be all the way down below the lower locking solenoid. After
Electronics Forum | Thu Feb 13 09:52:03 EST 2014 | rgduval
Start by getting into the maintenance menu, and manually installing the Servo program for all MOTs. If they install fine, you can check the Z-motor while you're in the maintenance menus. Make sure that the z-locks are unlocked before checking the
Electronics Forum | Thu Feb 20 13:25:18 EST 2014 | brendansales
Dear Rob, Thank you for your quick response! There were Z locks on the Midas head area, 2 little solenoids like you mentioned. Previously I had the first error code (F-AXIS-C/9) and after fiddling around, randomly manual unlock the Z locks it came
Electronics Forum | Thu Feb 20 13:56:18 EST 2014 | rgduval
Brendan, Unfortunately, I no longer have MYData equipment in my shop (I moved to a new company), so, I can't help with finding part numbers. I do know that you can buy the motor/counter units separately on the open market..and, I think you can buy
Electronics Forum | Wed May 11 20:36:32 EDT 2022 | stephendo
When was the last time you changed the flat ribbon cable on the top? Anytime I had trouble with a mydata that was the first thing they asked.
Electronics Forum | Wed May 04 19:38:57 EDT 2022 | mikevb
I have a used MyData My9 machine that I've picked up recently and it has a problem with initializing that I can't figure out. It just gives an error stating "no z indicator value at all". I've replaced the flex board with the force sensors but that d
Electronics Forum | Mon May 09 19:28:24 EDT 2022 | mikevb
Thanks for the response Rob. I will try swapping the MOT cards and see if that changes anything.
Electronics Forum | Thu May 12 01:24:06 EDT 2022 | mikevb
Interesting. I will replace that cable and see what happens. I suppose there is a lot of movement it has to endure.