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Old Today, 06:03 PM   #1
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Default Cannot get my NIB Miller Spectrum 2050 to do anything

I just purchased a NIB Spectrum 2050. I am having problems getting it to do anything. I can get the Power and Ready lights to light up, and can force the error lights with pressure and cup. But when I try to do anything else it just doesnt arc. Its odd because there is no hum, fan or anything else that would show the machine was on. Any ideas? I will admin that I am a total noob to this so i'm hoping i'm just doing something stupid. Here are some pictures.



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Old Today, 06:09 PM   #2
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Default Re: Cannot get my NIB Miller Spectrum 2050 to do anything

It's new. Contact the seller and Miller.
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Default Re: Cannot get my NIB Miller Spectrum 2050 to do anything

IDK but the sticker says 70 psi and your gauge says 120 psi, is there a regulator or do you need to use the one on the compressor?
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Old Today, 06:14 PM   #4
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Default Re: Cannot get my NIB Miller Spectrum 2050 to do anything

That is what the knob next to the gauge is for, controlling the pressure. turn it down to 70, more then likely why you have errors. Dumb question, but are you sure you have your GND and torch setup correctly?
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Default Re: Cannot get my NIB Miller Spectrum 2050 to do anything

Yeah I've set it to 70. The book says between 90-150


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Thats what the knob next to the gauge is for, controlling the pressure. Dumb question, but are you sure you have your GND and torch setup correctly?

I think so. Just like a welder right? I know the torch is correct. ImageUploadedByTapatalk1414797374.438188.jpg


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it requires 90 - 150 pressure to the regulator on the tool. then you have to step down the pressure output for the torch.
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It's dead nuts 70 psi right now and nothing. I'd contact the seller but it was craigslist and he just got deployed. But I literally took the tape off the box. The cords were still zip tied.


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Default Re: Cannot get my NIB Miller Spectrum 2050 to do anything

Since its new to you - do you have all of the consumables in the torch? Shield, electrode, cap, etc? It will not fire if you're missing even one.
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