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Tools

These are some common tools used to work on this device. You might not need every tool for every procedure.

Troubleshooting ¶ 

If you have any more problems, try taking a look at our Etha Troubleshooting page.

Background and Identification ¶ 

The Etha was released on October 11th, 2011. It offers a lower-cost version of Planet Eclipse’s most popular marker, the Geo. The Etha has a hybrid spring-assisted spool valve system, previously only used in high-grade tournament markers.

Identify your Etha by looking for the following features:

“Etha” is printed below the bolt. The upper portion is milled aluminum. The frame is composite material. The upper portion and composite frame are fastened with two visible dome headed screws. The composite frame is black and the aluminum portion is either black, gray, red, blue, green, purple or camouflage. Also, the air line has a screw-on cap attached to the tank connection.

Technical Specifications ¶ 

Dimensions ¶ 

  • Weight: 930g/2.05lb (includes: Barrel, Battery, Feed Tube, On/Off Purge System)
  • Length: 539mm (including Barrel)
  • Height: 212mm
  • Width: 33.5mm

Materials ¶ 

  • Body: 6061-T6 Aluminium
  • Barrel: 6061-T6 Aluminium
  • Frame: Glass Reinforced Nylon
  • Feed: Glass Reinforced Nylon
  • Eye Covers: Glass Reinforced Nylon

Electronics ¶ 

  • Interface: Single Push Button plus Tourney Lock
  • Display: 1 x Tri-Color LED Indicators
  • Solenoid Voltage: 9V
  • Processor Voltage: 5V
  • Processor: 8-Bit 2MHz
  • Power Supply: 1 x 9V (PP3) Battery

Hardware ¶ 

  • ASA Mount: T-slot mounted adjustable rail with Front Exit OOPS (On/Off Purge System)
  • Trigger Methods: Micro-switch
  • Trigger Mechanism: Leaf spring
  • Trigger Pivot: Self Lubricating Sintered Brass Bushing
  • Barrel: 2-Piece Micro Honed Shaft4 14.5" length 0.693" Bore (Shaft4 Compatible)
  • Feed Tube: Lever operated Clamping Feed

Pneumatics ¶ 

  • Operating Principle: In-Line Blow Forward Bolt
  • Solenoid Type: High Pressure Solenoid Valve
  • Drive Mechanism: Dual Force Pull Poppet
  • Bolt Mechanism: Rubber Tipped CS Bolt

Ergonomics ¶ 

  • Grip Type: Contoured dual density grip
  • Grip Pitch: 156mm

Additional Information ¶ 

Owner's Manual

Manufacturer Information

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