Question about Printronix LaserLine L1524 Printer
I have Printronix L1524 showing "25 Encoder fail"
Would you please kindly advise the location of encoder? thanks
1. The tractor encoder signal is faulty.
a. Clean any toner or paper dust out of the encoder sensor.
b. Inspect the tractor encoder wheel for damage. Replace it if necessary.
c. The encoder sensor is faulty. Replace the tractor encoder board or the entire tractor
d. The fuser drive clutch is slipping; replace it.
e. Replace the Engine Controller Board.
f. Replace the encoder cable.
Tractor Encoder. The Tractor Encoder Board has two optical sensors that sense the
1/8 inch and 1/16 inch slots in the Encoder Wheels. These pulses are sent to the Engine
Controller Board and are used to monitor and control print location and paper movement.
Remove the Tractor Encoder Cover by removing 1 Screw.
NOTE: Upon installation, the groove on the bottom of the Encoder Cover should
straddle the top of the left end of the Tractor Frame.
Left side of printer, just left of the tractor assy.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Figure 1: Out-of-position encoder strip
Figure 2: Correctly seated encoder strip
Note: If the encoder strip moves at all, it has NOT been repositioned correctly.
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