[Coladam] Issues with Printer (SOLVED)

Ronald Mitchell bytehacker at tallcedarskennels.com
Thu Jan 14 05:00:04 CET 2010


Craig, if we could offer you a 6 figure contract for that piece of  
information, we would.

Nicely done!

Ron

On Jan 12, 2010, at 11:27 PM, Craig Lindholm wrote:

> Ok.
>
> My printer boots up, carriage moves to the left, stops, daisywheel
> spins, the carriage moves to the right ~1". I can't print, or line  
> feed.
> I remember the printer should do a line feed during that sequence.
>
> I borrowed a scope from work to take a look at the signals...
>
> What I see when I should be getting a line feed (after the daisy wheel
> rotates???) is (referring to the schematics I found on Rich Drushel's
> Adam Technical Manual page)
>
> J1-1 (motor output) - No Activity
> Drain of Q7 - 11.4V Pulse on it
>
> Measured between Drain Q7 and J1-1 .... No connection. Temporarily
> jumpered the two.......Ye-hah! It works! Prints and every thing
>
> Now I need to fix it properly, but it's nice knowing no parts are  
> needed.
>
> Thanks for everyones help. This is what I remember and appreciate  
> about
> the ADAM community. Everyone is so friendly.
>
> Craig
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