The power supply is a vital component of many machines. It does not require frequent maintenance, but regular inspections are necessary. For users of FDM printers, it is also important to check the power supply. Check connections for loose cables, frayed wires, or any signs of overheating to ensure your FDM printer's power supply is in optimal condition. If it is determined that there is a problem with the power supply, you can replace it with a new one, which will solve problems such as unstable printer operation. Please continue reading, this guide will take Anycubic Kobra Max as an example to provide basic steps for replacing the power supply, as well as more information on 3D printer power supply inspection and maintenance.
Anycubic Kobra Max: Power Supply Check
First check the power input and whether the power voltage meets the user's needs. The printer works unstable, the power supply fluctuates, or the printer cannot be turned on, if these signs appear, you can consider checking or troubleshooting the power supply problem. Power supply checks for FDM printers include any visible damage, especially to the input and output connectors. If you find a loose connection or a damaged cable, it is recommended to repair or replace it to get it working again. If the power supply of Kobra Max has reached the end of its service life or shows signs of failure, it is best to replace it in time or seek technical help: Anycubic Technical Service.
How to Replace the Power Supply for Kobra Max
Tools needed to replace the power supply of the Kobra Max: M2.5 hex key, M3.0 hex key, Phillips screwdriver, power supply. Before replacing the power supply, make sure the printer is turned off and the power cord is unplugged.
Step 1: Use an M2.5 hex key to loosen the screws securing the bottom cover of the printer. Unplug the wiring plug of the motherboard cooling fan and remove the bottom cover.
Step 2: Use a Phillips screwdriver to loosen the screws securing the power supply wiring one by one and remove the power supply wiring.
Step 3: Use M2.5, M3.0 hex key to remove the screws that fix the printer power supply. Replace the printer power supply. Use M2.5, M3.0 hex key to re-install and fix the printer power supply.
Step 4: According to the disassembly of the wiring order to install the power supply wiring back to the appropriate location and secure them.
Step 5: Reconnect the wiring plug of the motherboard cooling fan and use the M2.5 hex key to install and fix the bottom cover of the printer.
Tutorial Video: How to Replace Power Supply for Kobra Max
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