Facing the front door of the printer, the side cover on the left is the left panel. The X1C uses a metal panel, and the X1 uses a plastic material. In addition, due to the improvement in assembly, the number of fixing screws on the metal left panel has been reduced. The old version needs 16 screws and the new version needs only 9 screws.
Unacceptable deformation or damage on the left panel
Before starting the operation, make sure the machine is turned off. If an AMS is connected, the PTFE tube and AMS buffer will need to be removed first.
Please refer to steps 1 to 3 of Replace the glass front door to remove the glass front door, as shown in the figure below.
Please refer to steps 1 to 5 of Replace the AP board to separate the PA board from the chamber frame， as shown in the figure below.
Please refer to Steps 1 to 4 of Replace the auxiliary part cooling fan to remove the auxiliary cooling fan.
Remove 1 screw on the back of the printer with the H1.5 hex key and remove the AP motherboard protective cover.
After the previous series of operations, we finally reached the topic.
The light metal panel of the old version is fixed with a total of 16 screws, of which the 4 screws at the back are different from the other 12 screws. Refer to the picture below to find the screws in the corresponding positions and remove them one by one, then remove the light panel(old version).
Note: X1 can refer to this version for processing, but the screws will be different due to different materials.
The following are the screws that need to be removed when the left metal panel of the new version is removed. There are 9 screws in total, of which the 4 screws at the back are different from the other 5 screws. Locate the screws in the corresponding positions according to the following pictures and remove them one by one, then remove the left panel.
Install the left panel on the printer, making sure it is in place.
All screws should be locked according to the actual version. Please refer to the picture below for the screw-locking sequence. Note that the rear 4 screws are different from those in other positions, so don’t make a mistake.
Please refer to Steps 5 to 8 of Replace the auxiliary part cooling fan to install the auxiliary part cooling fan.
Please refer to Steps 9 to11 of Replace the AP board to install the AP board and cables.
First, install the gap shown in the figure below, then install the entire AP board protective cover in place, and then lock a screw with the H1.5 hex key on the back of the printer.
Please refer to Steps 4 to 6 of Replace the glass front door to install the glass front door.
1. Visually check the appearance and confirm that the right panel is installed in place.
2. Connect the power cord and turn on the power. Run a Device self-test operation as shown below， and confirm that there are no errors occurring.
3. Operating on the screen to turn on the auxiliary part cooling fan, confirm that the label turn green and the fan works.
Otherwise, retrace your steps and check the connection to try again. If problems persist, contact the service team for further assistance.