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Offline glass1

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another kapex down
« on: August 09, 2018, 08:52 PM »
I tried to post a video but wrong format. I will work on that. One of the trim crews kapex (about 3 months old)  went haywire today. The saw when plugged into the ct on auto would go on by itself and only go off when unplugged. It did the same when plugged directly into a regular socket. Talk about scary.

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Offline Gregor

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Re: another kapex down
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2018, 12:33 AM »
(about 3 months old)
At least it didn't burn up and stopped working, seems like they're nearing a solution to that problem ;)

Festool service will fix it.

Offline aloysius

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Re: another kapex down
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2018, 03:41 AM »
That'd be a switching issue methinks.  Never heard of that one before...  Dust or swarf jamming mechanism?  Residual water in switchgear?

What's really weird is that there's failsafe interlocks to circumvent inadvertent startup.
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