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v1.1

Minor Versionm

by Adalyn Ordono

Introduction

In this guide you will learn how to replace the cutter wheel assembly on Palette 3 and Palette 3 Pro.

Tools

Parts

No parts specified.

Video Overview

  1. Remove Palette's top lid.
    • Remove Palette's top lid.

    • Using the provided Torx screwdriver, remove the 4 screws on each corner of the substructure.

  2. Remove the IO plate cover from the unit, by pulling the tab on the Ethernet port. The IO plate cover is snap-fit to the unit and can be placed back easily. Gently lift and remove the substructure from the bottom casing. You'll now be able to replace the main board, fans, and other components.
    • Remove the IO plate cover from the unit, by pulling the tab on the Ethernet port. The IO plate cover is snap-fit to the unit and can be placed back easily.

    • Gently lift and remove the substructure from the bottom casing.

    • You'll now be able to replace the main board, fans, and other components.

  3. Remove Ingoing Driver Cover B by unscrewing the two thumbscrews, and lifting the acrylic cover. Using the torx screwdriver, remove the two screws holding the cutter wheel assembly and the two screws holding cutter motor.
    • Remove Ingoing Driver Cover B by unscrewing the two thumbscrews, and lifting the acrylic cover.

    • Using the torx screwdriver, remove the two screws holding the cutter wheel assembly and the two screws holding cutter motor.

  4. Flip the substructure over, and remove the cutter motor from its position. Keep the motor wiring plugged in. Set the motor aside, and hold the motor in place while flipping the substructure over again to return to the front of the unit.
    • Flip the substructure over, and remove the cutter motor from its position. Keep the motor wiring plugged in.

    • Set the motor aside, and hold the motor in place while flipping the substructure over again to return to the front of the unit.

  5. Lift the old cutter wheel assembly from the substructure. Set the cutter belt aside. Place the old cutter belt onto the new cutter wheel assembly, before returning back into the unit. Place the old cutter belt onto the new cutter wheel assembly, before returning back into the unit.
    • Lift the old cutter wheel assembly from the substructure. Set the cutter belt aside.

    • Place the old cutter belt onto the new cutter wheel assembly, before returning back into the unit.

  6. Hold the cutter wheel assembly while flipping the unit to face the bottom of the substructure. Insert the gear end of the motor into the belt, and then re-align the pins on the motor to its original position on the substructure. Insert the gear end of the motor into the belt, and then re-align the pins on the motor to its original position on the substructure.
    • Hold the cutter wheel assembly while flipping the unit to face the bottom of the substructure.

    • Insert the gear end of the motor into the belt, and then re-align the pins on the motor to its original position on the substructure.

  7. Check that the belt is around the cutter wheel sprocket. Holding the motor in place with your hand, replace the two screws to hold the motor in place. Proceed with the other two screws to hold the cutter wheel assembly. For the two screws holding the cutter wheel assembly, avoid over-tightening to prevent threads from stripping.
    • Check that the belt is around the cutter wheel sprocket.

    • Holding the motor in place with your hand, replace the two screws to hold the motor in place. Proceed with the other two screws to hold the cutter wheel assembly.

    • For the two screws holding the cutter wheel assembly, avoid over-tightening to prevent threads from stripping.

    • Check that the cutter wheel assembly and motor are back in place, and that the belt is both on the cutter wheel sprocket, and motor.

    • Place the ingoing drive cover back in place and secure with the two thumbscrews.

    • Place the substructure back into the bottom casing, and secure back into place with the four screws.

    • Snap the IO plate cover back into place.

Conclusion

If you have any additional questions, please send us a message at support@mosaicmfg.com

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2 Comments

Great instructions!

Made it a snap to replace my cutter.

alan kramer - Reply

The prox sensor reading the cutter rotation isn’t quite reading the white strip as the cutter rotates. Any suggestions?

Thomas McLeland - Reply

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