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  1. #1
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    Default maxstar 150 STH not tigging

    Stick welds ok. hf ok. No output on any setting. reset factory settings.
    Last edited by JoeBarth; 08-02-2014 at 10:52 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JoeBarth View Post
    Stick welds ok. hf ok. No output on any setting. reset factory settings.
    Pedal..??...

    output setting on local?? or remote??.............
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    pedal is on it now. have finger control

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    Quote Originally Posted by JoeBarth View Post
    pedal is on it now. have finger control
    Set to "Standard Trigger???

    See section 5-5 on page # 24

    http://www.millerwelds.com/om/o2242ac_mil.pdf


    Standard trigger

    Typically used with
    a remote amperage con-
    trol device. Standard trigger provides non-contact start in DC Im-
    pulse TIG mode. It also enables Lift-Arc start, with a remote control
    in Lift- Arc mode
    Last edited by H80N; 08-02-2014 at 01:01 PM.
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    “The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten”

    Buy the best tools you can afford.. Learn to use them to the best of your ability.. and take care of them...

    My Blue Stuff:
    Dynasty 350DX Tigrunner
    Dynasty 200DX
    Millermatic 350P w/25ft Alumapro & 30A
    Millermatic 200

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    Thanks I'll give it a try

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    Tungsten type (NO PURE), what are you trying to tig?

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    Try it without the remote will it work then in the Lift Arc mode?
    Last edited by wmgeorge; 08-02-2014 at 02:29 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cruizer View Post
    Tungsten type (NO PURE), what are you trying to tig?
    2% same as I always use. Just trying to get it to ark. Took a piece of steel, ground it clean. grounded good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wmgeorge View Post
    Try it without the remote will it work then in the Lift Arc mode?

    I didn't think it did but I tried it to day and it did. on HF it sparks but still not welding

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    Quote Originally Posted by H80N View Post
    Set to "Standard Trigger???

    See section 5-5 on page # 24

    http://www.millerwelds.com/om/o2242ac_mil.pdf


    Standard trigger

    Typically used with
    a remote amperage con-
    trol device. Standard trigger provides non-contact start in DC Im-
    pulse TIG mode. It also enables Lift-Arc start, with a remote control
    in Lift- Arc mode
    set to standard No difference with inpulse but lift arc works

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