If the needle guide on the robot arm cannot be homed properly, the PAL terminal displays an error, Needle guide of the robot arm could not be homed.

To resolve this issue, try one of the following:

  • Turn the AccelerOme instrument off from the service tools on the instrument interface and using the power switch in the service compartment and then turn it back on.
  • Use the PAL terminal to manually home each drive on the robot arm.
  • Disable the robot arm and manually move the stuck drive through its full range of motion. Then, re-enable the robot arm and repeat the manual homing.
  • Re-calibrate the robot arm.