The bottom fan ensures keeping the proper temperature around the motherboard, and thus protects it from overheating. Therefore, if the bottom fan does not work (does not rotate properly) or you can hear a strange sound coming from the bottom of the machine, it is probably broken. Follow the instructions provided in this manual to see how to replace the bottom fan and avoid the motherboard failure.

M Series Printers Servicing

M Series Printers Servicing

Zortrax M Series includes two printer models right now: M200 and M300. These printers remain similar in terms of design and technology. The most important difference is their size: M200 with a 200x200x180mm workspace, whereas M300 with an increased 300x300x300mm workspace.

Therefore, maintenance and repair work can be carried out in the same manner with both models. The following manual shows M200 repair work. In the case of M300, these procedures look the same.

Unplugging the Power Cable

Turn off the machine and unplug the power cable. Wait a few minutes for all the capacitors to discharge.

Changing the Printer's Position

Reposition the printer to access the bottom plate.

Unscrewing the Bottom Plate part 1

Unscrew the screws securing the bottom plate on one side of the housing. Use a 2,5mm Allen key.

Turning the Printer Over

Turn the printer over.

Unscrewing the Bottom Plate part 2

Unscrew the screws securing the bottom plate on the other side of the housing. Use the same key.

Separating the Bottom Plate

Separate the bottom plate from the printer and unplug the bottom fan cable from the motherboard.

Unscrewing the Bottom Fan

Unscrew the bottom fan from the plate using a 2,5 mm Allen key. Remove the bottom fan cable from the clamp and separate the fan from the bottom plate.

Bottom Fan Installation

Bend the bottom fan cable and place it in the clamp. Install the bottom fan in its place and secure it with the screws.

Bottom Plate Installation

Plug the bottom fan cable into the motherboard and install the bottom plate.

Screwing the Bottom Plate part 1

Screw the bottom plate on one side of the housing. Use a 2,5mm Allen key.

Turning the Printer Over

Turn the printer over.

Screwing the Bottom Plate part 2

Screw the screws securing the bottom plate on the other side of the housing. Use the same key.

Changing the Printer's Position

Place the printer in its initial position.

Plugging the Power Cable

Plug the power cable in.

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