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Auto Focus Plunger Replacement on the Mini/Helix

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How do I replace the Auto Focus Plunger on my Mini or Helix?


Auto Focus Plunger Replacement on the Mini/Helix 

Machine Type:      Epilog Mini 18/24, Helix

Tools Needed:     

  • Small screw driver
  • 5/64 Allen wrench


This procedure details steps to replacing the auto focus plunger on the Legend Mini and Helix machines. Before starting on this procedure, lower the engraving table a few inches and then turn off the machine. Please consult the exploded drawing of the X-carriage assembly for part names.


  1. Remove the gray X-beam cover.
  2. Remove the 5/64 hex screw from the Auto Focus plunger shaft.

  3. Replace the auto focus plunger with a new plunger.
  4. Put the Auto focus plunger into the spring and gently push up.
  5. Tighten the 5/64 hex screw on the Auto focus plunger shaft.

  6. Replace the gray X-beam cover.

    For a larger image of the exploded drawing of the X-Axis Carriage, click here.

If you have any questions, please contact Epilog’s Technical Support

Phone    303.215.9171
Fax       303.531.7594

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28409 Created on: Nov 03, 2011
Date updated: Nov 03, 2011

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