Indramat HDS drive repair at Repair Zone

Top 5 Error Codes for Indramat Diax04 – HDS Drives: Descriptions and Solutions

Error codes are flashed when there is an issue with your Indramat HDS (Diaxo4) drive.  Error codes are usually 4 digit codes beginning with an E or F.  The following are the most common error codes seen on a faulty Indramat HDS drive, found on Eco-Drives as well:

Indramat HDS drive error codes and repair

Indramat HDS drive system will flash an error code when not working correctly.

#1  Code F208/UL

Description: If a servo motor or a different drive has been changed out for the original unit in the loop, due to troubleshooting or an upgrade.

Solution: This is fairly simple.  After powering up and code is registered, hitting reset on the drive and power supply, then cycle power and unit should be functional. 

Frequently checking backup batteries on HMI's is essential preventative maintenance protocol.

2 Things You Need to Do When Buying or Repairing an HMI (Human Machine Interface)

HMI repair

Maintaining an up-to-date copy of the software in your HMI can save your machine.

 

A Common Scenario When Purchasing a Machine: a conversation with a service technician from the field

Let me go over some of the common problems when purchasing a used machine. Yesterday, I was basically at a customers, they bought a machine, when they purchased the machine they thought it was in good, working condition, at least that’s what they were told.

How Aging Components Impact Your Servo Amplifier or Drive

Aging of electronic components like resistors, capacitors, and diodes can fault out your drive, bringing your process to a screeching halt.

Aging of electronic components like resistors, capacitors, and diodes can fault out your drive, bringing your process to a screeching halt.

Most Common Reasons for Failure

Industrial electronics such as servo drives, power supplies, amplifiers, HMI displays and any electronic equipment that has printed circuit boards (PCB’s or PWB’s), will potentially fail during their life-time of usage.  No matter how well it can be designed, there are numerous reasons a circuit or components on a PCB will fail.  Some of the most common reasons are over current, over voltage, contamination, corrosion, manufacturing defect, operating environment and aging.  In this article, we will look at aging, and how it affects the electronic boards and components on your unit.

Recent movie release, "Blade Runner 2049" - The sequel to "Blade Runner", an influence of this blog.

The Machine Runner: Blade Runner 2049 Trivia Contest

 

Recent movie release, "Blade Runner 2049" - The sequel to "Blade Runner", an influence of this blog.

Recent movie release, “Blade Runner 2049” – The sequel to “Blade Runner”, an influence of this blog.

We here at ‘The Machine Runner’ (A Repair Zone Blog), are big fans of the original Blade Runner movie (It may have influenced the naming of our blog, shhhhhh!).  In commemorating the release of the sequel, Blade Runner 2049, we are running a trivia contest where you could be the winner of a $50 or $25 Amazon gift card, IF you can answer these 8 questions correctly about the original movie, Blade Runner:

1.  The chess game between Tyrell and Sebastian uses the conclusion of the most brilliant chess match ever.  What are the names of the two chess players in this ‘immortal match?”