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    Yesterday, 2:07 PM
    You're right about that having replaced the VFD on my Jet1642. Dead is dead. 😔
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    Yesterday, 11:42 AM
    In this case probably not. All power lights appear as normal on the VFD and the remote switch box. But the START button on the remote switch does...
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    11-26-2021, 12:09 PM
    The black forward/reverse switch is a slider, not spring loaded. PM did lock all the parameters by passcode to keep people from messing with...
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    11-26-2021, 1:51 AM
    it's a "soft" momentary contact switch that you push in on the green to start, in on the red to stop. The only sound is a soft click from the VFD on...
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    11-25-2021, 9:35 PM
    John, thank you so much for the research and information. All 6 terminals are connected? Yes Is it a toggle switch? No Can the wires be removed...
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    11-25-2021, 1:49 PM
    I've opened the switch box and blown out everything reachable. That switch is a modular sealed deal with 6 connections. 2 NO (normally open), 2 NC...
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    11-25-2021, 12:31 PM
    Thanks John. I used the Doc Green article for help replaceing the VFD on my previous Jet 1642 with good success. I remember being surprised that...
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    11-25-2021, 1:20 AM
    Yes, I do have a meter and will dig in further on Friday. Hopefully not BLACK Friday for me. I hate messing around in that switch as there's 220 in...
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    11-24-2021, 8:33 PM
    My Powermatic 3520C is about 1.5 years old and heavily used. Today (and previously on occasion) it would not reverse direction. Usually just...
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