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Old 12-25-2007, 02:27 PM #1
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Orange Button

What is the orange button on the bottom side of an autococker? What do they do?
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Old 12-25-2007, 03:12 PM #2
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the orange button below the solenoid is to manually cock the marker without the need of the frame.
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Old 12-25-2007, 07:22 PM #3
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that dosent make any sense....I think it is to test the solenoid without firing.
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Old 12-25-2007, 07:43 PM #4
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When you press the orange button, the ram extends to cock the marker. When you release it, the ram retracts. Just like hmcl281 said.

It does tell you that the mechanical parts of the solenoid valve are working, and allows you to check for leaks in both extended and retracted positions.

It's also nice because it doesn't require any electricity; the button does the same job as the solenoid inside the solenoid valve.

The "button" is a standard feature of most of SMC's solenoid valves. In industrial settings it can save a lot of time if you can check an individual mechanical function of a complex pneumatic machine without having to run the entire machine.
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Old 12-25-2007, 08:26 PM #5
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it's also fun when your REALLY bored
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Old 12-26-2007, 02:11 AM #6
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press it when you wanna shoot 2 balls at once.
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