Loading

Prev Menu Next
Nodal Ninja Quick Reference Guides

Accessories

Replacing Upper Rotator Knob For Nodal Ninja Ultimate M1


There have been reported cases where the knob on the upper rotator has broken and rotates freely. This is an apparent flaw in design and manufacturing. Fanotec decided to replace all the knobs in that batch. Follow the procedure to replace the knob and add a plastic washer to make the knob operate more smoothly.


Click to enlargeUltimate M1 Upper Rotator Knob
Use a hex key to remove the captive screw from the knob.

Click to enlargeUltimate M1 Upper Rotator Knob
Remove the knob. If the knob was broken and cannot be removed, go to Step 2A at the right.

Ultimate M1 Upper Rotator Knob
Clean the contact area between the knob and rotator with some tissue.

Click to enlargeUltimate M1 Upper Rotator Knob
The new knob comes with some grease and a plastic washer.

Click to enlargeUltimate M1 Upper Rotator Knob
Use a toothpick to apply some grease to the socket and the contact area. For M1S, go to Step 6A at the right.

Ultimate M1 Upper Rotator Knob
Place the washer on the knob and keep it centered. Apply some grease to the washer.

Click to enlargeUltimate M1 Upper Rotator Knob
With the plastic washer in place, tighten the knob to the upper rotator. Tighten and loosen a few turns to make sure it rotates smoothly.

Ultimate M1 Upper Rotator Knob
Install the captive screw that comes with the new knob. Throw away the old knob and old captive screw.


Step 6A: For M1S Only


Ultimate M1 Upper Rotator Knob
Transfer the plastic fitting from the old knob to the new one. Keep the face with cut out up.

Click to enlargeUltimate M1 Upper Rotator Knob
Place the washer in the cut out. Apply some grease to it. Continue to Step 7.


Step 2A: Removing a Broken Knob


If the knob breaks apart from its metal core, it will rotate freely. The knob cannot be removed without a special tool. Contact your reseller to get the tool required.

Ultimate M1 Upper Rotator Knob
Loosen the screw on the tool so that the tool can be placed on the knob as shown. Tighten the screw slightly.

Click to enlargeUltimate M1 Upper Rotator Knob
Use a hex key to tighten the screw to punch through the knob until a strong resistance is felt. The screw then locks the metal core.

Ultimate M1 Upper Rotator Knob
Remove the hex key. With the tool in place, grab and loosen the knob to remove it from the rotator. Continue to Step 3.

Only buy from authorized resellers. If buying new from other than an authorized reseller, no warranties or product support are included.

© 2017 Nodal Ninja ®