LightSort Parcel Sorting System

Isolating Errors
Introduction In the majority of cases, troubleshooting a LightSort rack should begin by isolating the components causing the error. A lot of problems origi...
Mon, Dec 31, 2018 at 9:21 AM
Replacing Light Boards
Introduction Light boards are mounted inside the rails of a LightSort rack. Each light board has a Cat 5 cable connected to each end and is held in place b...
Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 4:54 PM
Restoring Power to a Controller
Introduction If both the controller's display and power indicator are both dark, there is no power to the controller. There are multiple small pr...
Fri, Dec 28, 2018 at 4:25 PM
Replacing a Controller
Introduction Sometimes, the solution to an issue on a LightSort rack is to replace the controller unit. The following steps explain how to remove a control...
Wed, Dec 12, 2018 at 4:20 PM
Controller Display Flashing
Introduction If the controller display is steadily flashing on and off, there are two potential issues: a shorted light board or a damaged controller.  T...
Fri, Dec 28, 2018 at 4:28 PM
Loading Counter Keeps Incrementing
Introduction Sometimes a LightSort controller's loading counter will increment beyond 60 during power up, as shown above. This goes well beyond the ...
Mon, Dec 31, 2018 at 9:23 AM
Replacing a Rack ID Board
Introduction A LightSort rack's Rack ID Board is mounted in the top of the left frame. The Rack ID Board is part of an assembly that fits snugly into ...
Thu, Jan 3, 2019 at 1:56 PM
Updating a Rack ID Board
Introduction Every LightSort rack contains a rack ID board. New Rack ID boards ship with a placeholder ID that must be updated when put into service. Upon ...
Wed, Dec 19, 2018 at 11:57 AM
Unexpected Auto ID Results
The LightSort system performs an auto ID sequence during startup that reports the number of controllers (hubs) and lights connected. During start up, it is ...
Wed, Dec 19, 2018 at 3:16 PM
Troubleshooting Hardware Errors
Introduction The table below categorizes errors that might be displayed on the controller, caused by problems in pieces of hardware, such as a barcode scan...
Fri, Dec 28, 2018 at 4:15 PM