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Jammed Z now drives won't turn?
I had to replace my computer this morning and the only thing laying around was an old Compaq Presario 2200. Once reinstalling mach3 2.2 and installing the...
May 20, 2011
Jeff, You did some service on my motor connection and I emailed to thank you and your email is not working. It says mailbox full and is returned. Jeff if you...
May 18, 2011
I have a used TAIG/Xylotex CNC setup running under EMC2. I was starting to get things dialed in, and had cut several successful test pieces in pink foam,...
May 16, 2011
Home switch wiring
Does anyone have a simple wiring diagram for 3 axis home switchs on an X2 mill? Which type of switchs work best?...
May 11, 2011
4th axis addition - older boards
Hi Jeff and members, I have an older 3-axis board (XS-3525/8S-
3) and I also have an older single axis board that is almost like the XS-3525/8S-1, except the...
May 10, 2011
1) Does "motor stall" harm a stepper motor? 2) is there an ideal acceleration to feet per minute setting?...
May 9, 2011
Limit switches and Estop wiring
Hi, I purchased a 3 axis controller fully wired but want to add (6) limit switches and an Estop to the system. I understand that this should be as simple as...
May 4, 2011
Help with xylotek 1.3B Board
I think I may have blown something on my Xylotek 1.3B board. It was working my small milling machine. As usual in a hurry to do a small job, I decided it would...
May 3, 2011
A while back (with in the last 8 months) I purchased the 3 axis with the 425oz/in motors. I am trying to find a data sheet on those motors. I found a link to...
May 2, 2011
Mach3 learning curve
... Or you try that famous RTFM. Mach has an excellent Install and config guide that takes you through the setup step by step.Its simple and straightforward. ...
Apr 25, 2011
Joe: Have fun climbing the Mach3 learning curve :-) In Mach3, click on the "Config" menu item, then on the "Ports and Pins" item in the pull-down menu....
Apr 24, 2011
I am about to connect my new 3 axis complete box to my X&Y axis motors, I noticed that the cables from the box are color coded (red,yellow,
green) does this...
Apr 23, 2011
Ok to not use one axis on a 4-axis box?
Hello, I bought a 4-axis Xylotex controller and drives some time ago as spares for a machine that had that equipment when I acquired it. Now I want to use the...
Apr 18, 2011
Motor acts strange
I have a HF Micro Mill with 3 Axis Kylotex system with 269 motors and running Mach2 and sometimes Mach3. My X axis gets to one spot, stops and makes a loud...
Apr 17, 2011
X&Y TRAVEL NOT ACCURATE
My Z works fine, 1"=1" of travel but the X & Y will only travel about .250 per inch. I'm missing something simple, I know, can anyone of the experts here...
Apr 10, 2011
ben a long time sence i seen yal just wanted to say hi. it was the solo mill back in 2004. i started back on my plasma table 4'x 5'. i will take some picture...
Apr 6, 2011
CAD Software and G-Code Generators
I've been using Pro/Engineer at the university I attend for the past 5.5 years. I'll be leaving the academic scene and entering the real world shortly, however...
Mar 26, 2011
269 oz.in. Nema Double Stack/Double Shaft Bopolar Stepper Motor
Is there any way to check a motor to be sure it is running without hooking it to a circuit board ?...
Feb 9, 2011
do i need more power
I have the 4 axis system installed on my sieg x2, i only have 3 axis running right now, used the cnc fusion kit 4 which includes 5 tpi ball screws. everything...
Feb 1, 2011
Re: Newbie Problem: I clicked "Simple Screen" and got a blank screen
Posted by: "isaacdvw"
; isaacvw@... isaacdvw ... Use the View menu choice and select screen. From the file box choose 1024.set That is the standard mach...
Jan 25, 2011
Newbie Problem: I clicked "Simple Screen" and got a blank screen &ca
I'm trying to set up Mach 3 with a xylotex 3 axis board & a Windows XP machine. At some point I clicked on "simple screen" or "simple view", and all screen...
Jan 25, 2011
anyone looking for a t-slot table?
Hello, I have about 25" of t-slot table top that is made out of extruded aluminum if anyone is interested. The table top is composed of 4 pieces each a little...
Jan 23, 2011
Mach 3 software setup
Hello Where can i get the proper Mach 3 setup list? I saw one on here a few months back but i can't seem to find it now. On my cnc i have Xylotex board with...
Jan 21, 2011
setting up 3 axis controller and motors
I am going threw the setup sheets that came with the driver and motors. I am to the point were I need the mach3 software to work. I loaded the .xml file and...
Jan 14, 2011
Low Vref volts?
Just received my xs3525/8s-3 (ver 3). Setting up very carefully, step by step. Powering with a 27v supply, The Vref will not go higher than 1.3v on any axes....
Jan 13, 2011
MACH3 Software - USD $160
Hello, (1) I have 3 copies of MACH3 that I would like to sell. These are NEW licenses of of Mach3 that retails for USD $175. Get it here for only USD $160.00...
Jan 1, 2011
Cant get Mach3 to recognize my Xylotex 3 axis box...
I have a 3 axis Xylotex box and motors that my brother purchased a year or so ago. He never did anything with it, and gave it to me some time back. I just...
Dec 31, 2010
3 Axis Driver board from 2003
A friend of mine gave me a Xylotex driver board and some stepper motors and thought I might have a use for them. I have since built a 13x13x5 3 axis machine...
Dec 8, 2010
xs3525 v103 3 axis middle controller pulsing motor ticking other axi
I have a xs3525 ver 103 3 axis controller. The #1 and #3 controller work fine. very smooth even through my oscilloscope. the middel #2 controller is sending...
Nov 23, 2010
Anyone with a 4-axis wiring diagram
Hello, I am venturing into putting together the Xylotex 4-axis kit together but wanted to reach out to everyone on the wiring. I wanted to use an e-stop, power...
Nov 18, 2010
Just address an email to Xylotex@yahoogroups.com
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