Tajima Machine Error List

Number or errorWhat meansSolution
_01No 500 character function code when data set is setPress RESET and set the data again.
_02Tajima tape complement error. ( The same +/-- numerics are entered in a single stitch data)Correct the tape
_03Data is involved in the tape end codeCorrect the tape
_04Improper function code position. Or, wrong tape format was selected.Correct the tape, or select proper format.
_06Memory writing errorExpand memory capacity, or replace memory card.
_08PTR tape signal troubleAdjust reader, or replace unit
_09PTR motion is in disorder. Reader does not read the tape for more than 5 secondsCheck connection of reader cable.
11Data set incompleteAfter properly setting data, start again.
12Excessive stitch backStitch back is possible up to 71 stitches for tape operation and starting point for memory designs.
13Prohibited forward ( When offset is set)Set the offset value to zero, or move the frame by a distance of offset and move the frame.
16Tape format 5 is selected although no designs are stored in memory.Save design to memory
17After 30 designs have been stored in memory, tape format 2, or 4 was selected.Only 30 designs can be stored in memory. Remove unnecessary designs.
18After the data setting, the number of that design is erased.Save design to memory again.
19Memory capacity shortage during editing.Erase unnecessary designs.
30Stop command by bar switch is given during
execution of mode 5, 6, offset or home return
31Stop command by bar switch is given
during color change
51No stop position signal is outputEncoder or machine card trouble.
52Frame limit switch activated.Move the frame to its working area.
53Stepping motor driver trouble (X, Y)Check PMD drive units.
54Left and right limits on the color change are detected.Check machine card, needle position card.
55Color change takes over 5 secondsCheck machine card, BP card
56Color change, half-turn cam signal trouble.Check needle position card, BP card. Check for a mechanical bind in the color change system.
57Needle position signal troubleCheck needle position card.
Check for a mechanical bind in the color change system.
58One turn of the main shaft motor takes over
5 seconds
59The cap frame moves more than 75mm from the cap frame zero point when searchingInspect the photo interrupter
60The embroidery space of the cap frame is exceeded.Move the cap frame to the correct start point or decrease the size of the design.
211A fixed position signal is not detected. (Main shaft Z signal)Return the main shaft to the fixed position. Check the encoder signal
212Needle bar is in lowering positionMove up the needle bar by needle bar operation.
221The frame has traveled left, exceeding the
position set by the frame limit
Move the frame manually so that the design fits in the embroidery area.
222The frame has traveled right, exceeding the
position set by the frame limit
Move the frame manually so that the design fits in the embroidery area.
223The frame has traveled up, exceeding the
position set by the frame limit
Move the frame manually so that the design fits in the embroidery area.
224The frame has traveled down, exceeding the
position set by the frame limit
Move the frame manually so that the design fits in the embroidery area.
225Travel outside the set embroidery area
( When the software frame limit is set, or
on cap machines)
226Absolute origin limit (+X, -Y) detectedCorrect the frame limit position(s)
228Table up/down operation was attempted al- though the frame was in the front side positionMove the frame back to the rear most end before moving the table up/down.
234Faulty laser unitTurn off power and wait 5 seconds. Turn on power again, if error 234
remains check the laser unit. Check chiller (cooling unit)
242The-M-axis rotation range (+/--32 rotations) is exceeded when using the M-axis manual rotation function H positionPress the RESET key and then manually rotate the M-axis in the reverse direction. Or, press the RESET key and then start the machine.
251Low oil in the auto lube pump.Add oil to the lubrication tank.
252The status of the air valve (vacuum) does not changeCheck the air pressure supplied to the air valve.
253Lower limit of the laser protect cover is not detectedCheck/replace the lower limit sensor, check/adjust air pressure
254Upper limit of the laser protect cover is not detected.Check/replace the upper limit sensor, check/adjust air pressure
255 TLFDA peripheral device is defectiveCheck the peripheral device and the connection to it.
255 CEManual frame travel or frame forward/back is attempted when the Z-axis is not positioned atSet the Z-axis to H position
272Manual nipple lifting is performed during coiling embroideryPress the RESET key
281The target needle position is not detected within 15 seconds after the start of the color change.Turn the shaft of the color change box to check to see if needle position display is correct. Correct display, action complete. Incorrect display, check color change sensor(s)
291* Upper thread Breakage is detected
* Tension base card is faulty
* Check the upper/under thread
* Replace the tension base card
293Under thread breakage is detectedCheck the bobbin thread
2B1No response is received for 5 seconds since the operation was started using a serial I/F ( Serial I/F device is not correctly connected)* Check connection of serial device (TFD, PC, etc.)
* Repair or correct the design data
2B2TAJIMA code complement error. Same + andCorrect the design data
2B3Data exists in an end codeCorrect the design data
2B4Code format error (A stitch code does not exist at the third character.)Correct the design data
2B5Reading error, stitch data over 5.1 mmCorrect data
2B6The serial interface is not readySet the serial interface to the Communications mode.
2B7The machine was started or frame forward was performed although data was not inputPerform data set
2B8When the pre-reading buffer becomes emptyDuring operation: Lower main shaft speed.
During frame forward operation: Wait until all of the design data is read.
2B9Memory write errorCheck the CPU or memory card. Replace if necessary
2BAMemory capacity ExceededDelete unnecessary designs registered in memory
2BBFrame back exceeded the allowable rangeDo not perform further frame back
2BC*No design is registered in memory
*An attempt was made to erase from memory the current design being embroidered
*An attempt was made to edit data (clean-upP.4-14) during embroidery
*Register design in memory
*To erase from memory a design currently being embroidered, either set another design or data set the same design
* Do not edit (cleanup) design during embroidery
2BDEither a stop code or end code is detected before the 3rd stitch data.Correct the design data.
2BEStart code and end code are not set to be a pair in satin convers., sequin, and boring codeSet again to make start code and end code be a pair if necessary.
2C1The machine is started or frame forward/back is executed during setting the panelDo not attempt to operate the machine while performing setting on the panel
2C2Incorrect option settingSet correctly
2C2 TLFDON is set for both boring and laser unitSet OFF for DSW2-2 boring device and turn on the power after turning it off once
2C3"Pack" is not designatedDesignate packed designs
2C4The design stitch count is exceededConfirm the number of stitches in the design
2C5An attempt was made to carry out laser processing during laser preheatingWait until preheating is complete.
2C6Machine operation was attempted, although the bobbin changer was runningDo not operate bobbin changer when the machine is running.
2CBThe design is too large to be displayed within the designated software frame limitReduce the design to be within the designated software frame limit.
2CDPower supply is turned OFF during design deletion or edit mode processingRewrite data to the memory
2CERemote interlock activatesReset the remote interlock
2CFAn immediate stop came in from an external deviceCheck the external device or the connection to the external device. (TMLG, connector joint 16 JH08)
2D1Initial setting of laser power is not complete.Complete initial setting of laser power. (Teaching)
_2E3Power supply has been interrupted during embroideryTurn ON the power and perform "Power Resume" operation.
311*Encoder A signal status does not change for 5 seconds
*Motor or belt failure
*Check encoder and encoder signal lines
*Check the main shaft driver for excitation
*Check the main motor and belt
312Encoder z signal status does not change for 5 seconds*Check the encoder and encoder signal lines
313Clutch stopper disengagedEngage clutch stopper
314Main shaft rotation failureCheck the encoder/encoder signal line, main motor and belt.
Main breaker.
316A main shaft driver error is detectedReplace the main shaft driver unit or mainn shaft motor
317The take-up lever clutch has received an abnormal signalCheck or replace the joint-25 card.
321PMD failureCheck driver and motor.
322An X-axis pulse motor driver error signal is detectedReplace the X-axis driver unit
323A Y-axis pulse motor driver error signal is detectedReplace the Y-axis driver unit
324Frame feed output when the needle penetrates the fabricDecrease the machine operating speed. Check the rotary encoder and encoder wiring.
32AHidden Error, usually occurs when the ATH functions.Set parameter N-23 to 0 mm. If problem continues install software version BD or later.
Change IMM card.
32FHidden ErrorMake sure machine has at least version BD or later. If problem persists, change IMM card.
325*Absolute origin could not be detected on the X or Y axis
*Cap machine origin search error
*Find faulty origin sensor and adjust or replace.
*Check cap origin sensor and harness
331Bobbin Changer errorCheck bobbin changer components.
341 CE/LED-axis origin error
341 LGAn M-axis base point signal is not detectedReplace the M-axis base point sensor or its harness.
342An M-axis PMD abnormal signal is detected.Check the mechanical parts related to the M-axis for abnormalities. Check/replace
the M-axis incremental encoder or M-axis drive assembly.
345The M-axis clutch driver has received an abnormal signalCheck/replace the joint-25 card.
346The zig-zag PMD has received an abnormal signalCheck the parts related to the zigzag swing mechanism. After adjustment, reset the machine.
347An M-axis PMD abnormal signal is detectedCheck the parts related to the M-axis for abnormalities. After adjustment, press the RESET key.
352The sequin driver has issued abnormal signalsCheck/replace sequin card.
371 CE/LENeedle height position errorCheck BP card and needle position card
371 LGEither an upper or lower position signal cannot be inputAdjust the nipple lifter. Check/replace the sensor.
372 CEZB Signal error
372 LGThe nipples do not move more than 1 secondPress the RESET key. Then check/replace the nipple lifting motor and/or the nipple position sensor.
373The nipple position sensor issued an abnormal signalPress the reset key. Then change the nipple stroke by using the keys from 1 to 5. and the return key. Check/replace the nipple position sensor.
373 LENo input to position sensors
374Nipple sensor signal abnormality, both inputs
have signals
375The Z-axis driver (Z-axis release solenoid) has received an abnormal signal.Check/replace the joint-25 card.
381*The FX head needle position input data has an error
*The FX head needle position signal is not input while the main shaft is rotating
* Set the number of needles at system software correctly. Check/replace color change sensor
*Check/replace color change sensor
382The needle position signal status during color change does not change for 1 second or more*Check the color change motor and power supply circuit
*Check the potentiometer (Needle position sensor)
383*Incorrect input of needle position
*No needle position signal is detected during rotation of the main shaft
*Check the setting for number of needles in the parameter settings
*Check the potentiometer (needle position sensor)
383 CEControl error of the D-axis drive motorTurn off the power, and then turn it on again. If code 383 is still displayed, replace the head card of the corresponding CE head.
384No 1 rotation signal is given while the main shaft is runningCheck color change sensor(s)
384 CEControl error of the looper shaft drive motorTurn off the power, and then turn it on again. If code 384 is still displayed, replace the head card of the corresponding CE head.
385Lens does not move to the designated positionCheck/adjust/replace: compressor pressure, sensor, sensor wiring, electromagnetic valve & wiring, lens fulcrum axis and shaft
385 CEZ-axis operation failureAdjust the Z-axis position of the corresponding head.
391 LEThread release input signal error
3A1The thread trimming driver has issued abnormal signalsCheck the thread trimming drive card and/or the joint -21 card.
3A2Thread trimming output time exceededCheck/replace joint card
3A6Incorrect ATH movable knife retract positionCheck the position of the ATH movable knife
3A8A thread holding driver error signal is detected.Check thread holding inverter LED. If re LED is lit, change the inverter. If not, check the harness.
3B5Communication error in the controllerTurn ON the power again
3B6Communication problemCheck connection IDM and LM1 and LU1 cards.
3C1The power switch was turned on in the state the machine has been stopped by keeping the bar switch pressed to the leftTurn off the power switch, and then turn it on. If code 3C1 is still displayed, check the bar switch and the switch harness.
3D1There is abnormality in a battery backup signalCharge the battery by turning on the power of the machine. Check settings, parameters IDM Card, and design settings.
3D1 CEThere is abnormality in a battery backup signalCharge the battery by turning on the power of the machine. Check master card
3D2There is abnormality in a battery backup signalCharge the battery by turning on the power of the machine. Check settings, parameters IMM Card, and design settings.
3D3 CEThere is abnormality in a battery backup signalCharge the battery by turning on the power of the machine. Check master card
3D3NMI signal errorCheck/replace IMM/IDM/joint/CPU and/or harnesses.
3D4A ROM data check sum is abnormalReplace the PROM
3D5There is an abnormality in the RAM data checksumReload data to memory, or check/replace the IDM2 card.
3D6There is abnormality in the program or CPU card The software is not correctly installed.Check the CPU card, IDM Install software
3D7There is abnormality in the main shaft motor speed control dataCheck/replace the IDM or IMM card
_3E2The p24R power supply is abnormalCheck/replace the P24R AVR or capacitor. Check/replace joint-25 card.
3F1 CE-100Improper tension (looseness) error
3F1 CE-600Thread tension control failureAdjust/replace the tension potentiometer
3F2Improper tension (tightness) error
3F3The thread tension release driver has received an abnormal signalChek/replace the joint-25 card.
B01Floppy disk format has an error. The error occurred during read/write operation.*Format the floppy disk, or use a new formatted floppy disk
*Copy other deigns to a new floppy disk and dispose of the old floppy disk.
B02Floppy disk management information has an errorCopy data of the floppy disk to a new floppy disk and dispose of the old floppy disk.
B03The write protect window of the floppy disk is openClose the write protect window
B04No floppy disk has been insertedInsert a floppy disk
BC1Selected design is not found on the floppy disk or no design is registered on the diskSelect other design
BC2The design number specified as the writing destination already exists on the floppy diskChange the design number
BC4Design data was not correctly written from the memory to the floppy diskRetry writing
BC5Available capacity of the floppy disk is notUse a floppy disk that has enough available capacity Select correct design number: 2DD 1 to 111, 2HD 1 to 223
C01The FDD is diconnected or faultyCheck the FDD cable and connection. If there is no problem with the connection then replace the FDD unit.
CE1Communication speed set for the external device connected serially does not match the communication speed set for the machine.Check the communication speed setting.

Temporary Stops

Number or errorWhat meansSolution
1B1Stop due to frame stepping codeThese stop codes are not caused by abnormality or failure. Continue operation by pressing the START key or by conducting the frame back/forward operation, or press any operation key (except the manual frame travel keys)
1B2Stop due to stop codeSame as 1B1
1B3Stop due to end code 1Same as 1B1
1B4Stop due to thread trimming codeSame as 1B1
1B6Stop due to automatic free setting offset codeSame as 1B1
1B5Stop due to a sequin code.Manually move the sequin device up/down and then start the machine.
1C1Stop occurred because bar switch was pressed during frame steppingEither start the machine or coduct frame back/forward
1C2Stop by manual ATH operationEither start the machine or coduct frame back/forward
1D1Stop at the start of all-head embroidery due to the stop settingReatart the machine
1D2Stop by preset haltPress return khey to reset the code number
OILHalt for lubricationSupply oil to the necessary parts, and pree the retuen key to reset the code number.

Neo Maintenance Stop

ErrorWhat means
**MAINT. REQUIRD**
One drop of oil As per Inst. Manual
When this messsage is displyed on the screen, supply oil to the specified spots (p. 13 - 7). After lubrication, press the stop button to release the maintenance mode to continue working
!CAUTION: Grease Cams Take-up, Presser As per Inst. ManualWhen this messsage is displyed on the screen, grease the specified spots (p. 13 - 8). After greasing, press the stop button to release the maintenance mode to continue working
!CAUTION: Grease Cams Take-up, Presser, Trim Needle Case Drive As per Inst. ManualWhen this messsage is displyed on the screen, grease the specified spots (p. 13 - 8). After greasing, press the stop button to release the maintenance mode to continue working
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