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SPARK Flex Status LED Patterns

SPARK Flex will indicate important status information on its multi-colored Status LED visible through the frosted plastic near the USB port. The following tables shows each state and the corresponding LED color pattern.

Standard Operation

Operating Mode
Idle Mode
State
Color/Pattern
Graphic
Brushed
Brake
No Signal
Blue Blink
brushed-no-signal-brake.gif
Valid Signal
Blue Solid
blue.png
Coast
No Signal
Yellow Blink
brushed-no-signal-coast.gif
Valid Signal
Yellow Solid
yellow.png
Brushless
Brake
No Signal
Cyan Blink
brushless-no-signal-brake.gif
Valid Signal
Cyan Solid
cyan.png
Coast
No Signal
Magenta Blink
brushless-no-signal-coast.gif
Valid Signal
Magenta Solid
magenta.png
Partial Forward
Green Blink
forward-proportional.gif
Full Forward
Green Solid
green.png
Partial Reverse
Red Blink
reverse-proportional.gif
Full Reverse
Red Solid
red.png
Forward Limit
Green/White Blink
forward-limit-triggered.gif
Reverse Limit
Red/White Blink
reverse-limit-triggered.gif

Identification, Updating, and Recovery

Mode
Color/Pattern
Graphic
Device Identify
White/Magenta Fast Blink
mode-identify.gif
CAN Bootloader Firmware Updating
White/Yellow Blink
mode-can-bootloader.gif
CAN Bootloader Firmware Retry
White/Blue Blink
mode-can-bootloader-retry.gif
USB DFU (Device Firmware Update)
Dark (LED off)
Dark LED
Recovery Mode
Dark (LED off)
Dark LED

Fault Conditions

Fault
Condition
Color/Pattern
Graphic
12V Missing
The motor will not drive if powered only by USB. This blink code warns the user of this condition.
Orange/Blue Slow Blink
fault-no-12v.gif
Sensor Fault
This can occur if the sensor type is misconfigured, the sensor cable is not plugged in or damaged, or if a sensor other than the motor sensor is plugged in.
Orange/Magenta Slow Blink
fault-encoder.gif
Gate Driver Fault
A fault reported by the core internal electronic circuitry. If this code persists after power cycling the controller, contact REV.
Orange/Cyan Slow Blink
fault-gate-driver.gif
CAN Fault
The CAN fault will be shown after the first time the device is plugged into the CAN port and a fault later occurs. Check your CAN wiring if you see this fault.
Orange/Yellow Slow Blink
fault-can.gif
Temperature Cutoff Fault
The motor or motor controller has gotten too hot to continue running. This fault will clear automatically after the system cools down enough to run again.
Orange/Green Slow Blink
Corrupt Firmware (recover using Recovery Mode)
Firmware failed to load.
Dark (LED off)
Dark LED
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