Miswired 120v Electrical Noise Filters causes Breaker to Trip
Preface: This article covers the scenario where there are miswired Electrical Noise Filters that cause the Main Circuit Breaker to trip:
Example of Improper Wiring:
Incorrect wiring on the left, correct wiring on the right. In this
case,for the left side filter, the Ground yellow\green wire should be on
the lead tab and not the brown wire.
How To Fix:
Power off the 2 machine switches and unplug the machine from wall power. Then
swap the wiring to match the filters as shown in the Proper Wiring section.
Miswired 24V Power Supply Causes Breaker to Trip
This article covers a scenario that a brand new machine trips the breaker upon start up The wiring for the 24V power supply needs to be checked and corrected. Correct Wiring: Location of 24V Power Supply by Machine : Due to minor changes, the exact ...
Electrical Noise, Ground Loops, and USB Communication
There is a lot of buzz around the grounding of Chinese lasers. It is generally in reference to earth ground and the safety of the machines. I have been down many rabbit holes about why or why not to add an additional earth ground to the machines ...
NOVA Main Breaker Tripped Troubleshooting Steps
If this is a brand new machine that you had an electrician install a new 20amp outlet and you are now having power issues. Please verify with your electrician that they did not install a 220v feeder to the receptacle. Thunder Laser Main Power ...
Internal Breaker Tripping When Starting Or Running A Job
Overview If you experience a condition where the breaker trips when starting a job (or if in the middle of a job) and if you are using the stock air assist pump, then the culprit could be a failed or failing air pump. What Happens? We have seen the ...
How Loud Are Thunder Lasers?
Today I will explore the sound levels created by a Thunder Laser Nova 35-80 in various stages of operation. NOTE: This test and the accompanying results are UNOFFICIAL and do not follow best practices and procedures for sound pressure level ...