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Prism Homing Process/Troubleshooting: SolaFrame 1000

Causes for the Prism to Fail to Home

Applies to: SolaFrame 1000, SolaFrame 3000 & SolaSpot 3000

The prism assembly is a clip in system that does not require screws to mount. If the prism homing fails, you must check focus, zoom, prism rotate and prism functions to determine the cause of the error. 

If the prism has completely come out of the holder:

The following errors will occur: Prism, Prism Rotate, Focus, Zoom, Frost

Why does it not just say Prism Error?

The error occurs when the homing magnet located on the prism does not find the sensor.

This can happen for a number of reasons such as:

Prism has fallen out

Focus is colliding with zoom 

Zoom lens collides into prism

Prism rotate motor is fighting prism motion

Prism motor cannot pull the prism into the right location


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