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Fix Anet A8 3D printer motor & limited switch issues

Fix Anet A8 3D printer motor & limited switch issues

By  GB Blog Official 2017-11-11 2984 3

Read this post if your Anet A8 desktop 3D printer has the motor problem and limited switch problem.

Anet A8 3D printer

1. Anet A8 motor issue.

If the motor has problem, you can test Anet A8's motor to see what's the matter:

test Anet A8's motor

For example:

Before exchange, the Anet A8:

● X Pos.Fast, X motor is abnormal.

● Y Pos.Fast, Y motor is good.

After Changing X, Y motor connection:

● X Pos.Fast, Y motor is abnormal. Y Pos.Fast, X motor is good - you need to relace a mainboard.

● X Pos.Fast, Y motor is good. Y Pos.Fast, X motor is abnormal - you need to replace X motor.


2. Anet A8 limited switch issue.

For limited switch issue, you need to do limited switch test:

test Anet A8's limited switch

Before exchange:

● Choose X Pos.Fast, test X limited switch: abnormal

● Choose Y Pos.Fast, test Y limited switch: normal

After exchange:

● If you choose X Pos.Fast, test Y Limited Switch is abnormal or choose Y Pos.Fast and test X limited switch is normal - you need to replace a mainboard.

● If you choose X Pos.Fast, test Y limited switch is normal or choose Y Pos.Fast and test X limited switch is abnormal - you need to replace a limited switch.

Note: You can use same method to test other limited switch as well.


For GearBest customers: If you purchased the Anet 3D printer from our GearBest website and still have problems on Anet A8 after reading this handy guide, please contact our Support Center for further help.

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