How to Switch Boom Direction (Original Common Sense Controller)

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How to switch your boom's movement direction if it has an original Common Sense controller.

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1. Higher Zones Zone 0 Forward Forward Zone 0 Higher Zones SWITCH BOOM DIRECTION (Original Common Sense Controller) We want to change the direction of the whole boom from this, to this:

3. (3) Double Check A good way to check if your motor and sensors are matching up is to check the sensors in Test mode. Start at the Manual Mode screen and press the Test key: Then press Right now we're focusing on the 'INPUTS' line. Test 1 MANUAL DAY1 00:10 BOOM IDLE PRESS DAILY PROGRAM CROP:01 ZONE:000 1)TEST HARDWARE 2)SPEED CAL 3)CLEAR PROGRAM 4)TEST KEYPAD TEST HARDWARE INPUTS=__3___ VALVES=____ S1=0570 S2=0572 (test mode menu) The '3' is always there (or should be). It's the collision input. Also, '6' might or might not be showing; it's the motion reader input. It is on or off depending on how the idler axle is rotated.

4. X X Then this is your 'Forward' reader If this is forward: Boom Put a magnet on the rail and point it toward your away reader: Your screen should show: X X This is your 'Reverse' reader If this is forward: Put a magnet on the rail and point it toward your reverse reader: Now your screen should show: If they're reversed, flip them. If you see other numbers (besides '6' being there the whole time), or have any questions at all, call GTI Main Office Line (8am-4:30pm Weekdays) Emergency Tech Support Line (24hr - please call Main office line on workdays) (888) 827 - 5204 (859) 358 - 9595 TEST HARDWARE INPUTS=__3_5_ VALVES=____ S1=0570 S2=0572 TEST HARDWARE INPUTS=__34__ VALVES=____ S1=0570 S2=0572

2. (1) SWAP THE MOTOR LEADS (2) SWITCH THE MAGNET READER WIRES White Black MTR - MTR + Motor Out To the Motor (or Junction Box) White Black MTR - MTR + Motor Out To the Motor (or Junction Box) Switch the motor '+' and '-' leads: and swap them Take These MOTOR- MOTOR+ TRANSFORMER Motor Out Sensors Home Reader Away Reader Sensors This was the Home Reader, now it's the Away Reader! Each magnet reader is wired in as a pair with its return wire. like this: This was the Away Reader, now it's the Home Reader! GND SENS PWR SENSOR2 SENSOR1 RTN INDEX RTN REM START RTN COLLISION RTN JOB REV RTN JOB FWD RTN MOTION TRANSFORMER Magnet Readers RTN JOB REV RTN JOB FWD RTN JOB REV RTN JOB FWD Swap the two pairs! You might want to mark one of the wires first - it might help you keep track of which is which.

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