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    TTTTTececececechno-Iselhno-Iselhno-Iselhno-Iselhno-Isel2101 Jericho TurnpikeNew Hyde Park, NY 11042-5416Phone: (516) 328-3970Fax:(516) 358-2576www.techno-isel.comH22T60-HTM0061EducationalDaVinciSet-Up

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    iLimited WarrantyTerms And Conditions For Limited Warranty And RepairsWARRANTYAll Techno mechanical components are warranted against manufacturer's defects in material and workmanship for a periodof six (6) months from the time of shipment from Techno facilities. All Techno electrical components ...

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    iiTechnical SupportPlease contact your local dealer or Techno for technical assistance with the EducationalDaVinci. To reach Techno:!!!!!By Phone: Call us at (516) 328-3970, and specify that you needtechnical support. It is helpful if you fax us your question(s) and anynecessary background inform...

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    iiiImportant Safety InstructionsFor DaVinci OperationWARNING: The DaVinci must be operated withextreme caution in order to prevent personalinjury and damage to the equipment.Read All Instructions1. DO NOT INSERT OBJECTS, INCLUDING FINGERS AND HANDS,INTO THE MACHINE WHILE POWER IS ON. Inserting o...

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    ivmust be plugged into grounded outlets. Do not remove thegrounding prong from the plug, and do not plug the grounded pluginto an ungrounded extension cord.6. KEEP WORK AREA CLEAN. Cluttered areas can result in accidentsand injuries.7. CONTROL WORK AREA ENVIRONMENT. Do not use the DaVinci indam...

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    v16. DO NOT OVERREACH. Maintain balance and proper footing at alltimes.17. MAINTAIN EQUIPMENT WITH CARE. Keep cutting tools clean andsharp for safer and better performance. Lubricate and changeaccessories as instructed. Inspect cables and cords regularly, and ifdamaged, have repairs made by an a...

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    viContents 10,Chapter 1 10,General Set-Up And Assembly 11,General Instructions For Set-Up 11,..................................................................................... 11,2 11,Materials Checklist 11,......................................................................................

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    viiDiagrams 12,1 12,Mounting Spindle On Z Axis 12,............................................................................. 12,3 13,2 13,Mounting CAM Clamps And Clamp Bars 13,.......................................................... 13,4 14,3 14,Educational DaVinci 14,......................

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    11GENERAL SET-UPAND ASSEMBLY

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    2General Instructions For Set-UpThe steps required to set up an Educational DaVinci are presented below. Each step isoutlined briefly here, and explained in detail in subsequent sections of this manual.1. Remove the contents from the crate, and check each item against the MaterialsChecklist.2. ...

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    3Mounting The SpindleDiagram 1: Mounting Spindle On Z AxisThe spindle should be mounted on the Z axis. Follow the mounting instructions below.1. Attach the spindle mounting bracket as shown, using the two short screwsprovided.2. Mount the spindle on the bracket. Secure the spindle in the bracke...

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    4Mounting The CAM Clamps And Clamp BarsDiagram 2: Mounting CAM Clamps And Clamp BarsMounting The CAM ClampsTo mount the CAM clamps, follow the instructions below.Diagram A: For large T-slot surface on 8x12 DaVinci.1. Place the large T-nut in the desired T-slot.2. Bolt the CAM clamp to large T-n...

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    5left legcontrol panelRS2332emergencystopright legZ axistablemotor cables(front view)(side view)$$$$$Initial Electrical Set-UpDiagram 3: Educational DaVinciTo make the necessary electrical connections and adjustments on the DaVinci system,follow the steps below.1. Connect the 9-9 pin RS232 seri...

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    72SAFETY COVERINSTALLATION

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    8Installing The Safety Cover1. Insert two 6 mm. square nuts into the top slot of the of the gantry on theside facing the Y-axis motor. Slide one nut to the gantry's left side, andthe other nut to its right side.2. Repeat step 1 with the two remaining 6 mm. square nuts, insertingthese nuts int...

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    93SOFTWARE INSTALLATION

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    10Installing The Software1. Install the Techno G-Code Interface software. For installation instructions, referto Chapter 2: Getting Started in the interface software manual. The Installing TheInterface Program section contains complete instructions for loading yourinterface software.2. Walk throu...

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    114SYSTEM OPERATION

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    12Powering Up The DaVinci1. Turn on the power by pressing the power switch on the rear of the right leg ofthe unit, next to the power connector.If the power does not turn on, release the red emergency stop button on the frontof the right leg of the DaVinci by turning it clockwise. Activating the ...

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    13The Display PanelThe display panel, which is located on the front of the left leg of the machine, contains thecontrol buttons that operate the DaVinci. A status window is also located on the panel. Thefunction of each of the display panel elements is described below.NameTypeFunctionOutputButton...

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    14!!!!!For some error codes, if the Status button is pressed after the error code appears, the axiswith the error will be identified by number in the Status window. The axes are representedby the following numbers: X=1 Y=2Z=3The system must be reset by pressing the P-Reset button after...

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    155APPENDICES

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    16Appendix A: Wiring & Switch SettingsWiring ConnectionsThe proper connections between the DaVinci and the PC are made when the enclosedspecially wired RS232 serial cables are used. The following diagram illustrates thiswiring set-up.Diagram 5: Wiring Set-Up Between DaVinci And PCThe DaVinci ...

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    17Switch SettingsSwitch settings for the baud rate and the acceleration rate may be changed, if necessary.There are two switches for the baud rate, and two for the acceleration rate. All fourswitches are found on the same DIP switch, which is located on the left leg of the DaVinci,behind the pane...

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    18Adjusting The Acceleration RateThe position of switches 3 and 4 determine the acceleration rate for all motors. For thedefault setting of 75 Hz/ms, switch 3 is ON and switch 4 is OFF. Other acceleration ratesettings require different combinations of switch positions. (Refer to Diagram 8 below.)...

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