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Re: CAMM3 & SmoothStepper = Nogo.

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  • gcl_112003
    Weird, not sure where my reply went, but disregard this post guys. I had the ribbon cable wired wrong. DOH!
    Message 1 of 3 , Mar 24, 2012
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      Weird, not sure where my reply went, but disregard this post guys. I had the ribbon cable wired wrong. DOH!

      --- In CAMM-3@yahoogroups.com, "gcl_112003" <gcl_112003@...> wrote:
      >
      > I'm a newb to Mach 3 and am trying to get things going, but am having issues. My setup looks like this:
      >
      > CAMM-3 -> Loen Interface Board-> SmoothStepper-> Mach3
      >
      > When I short pins 7&8 on Loen's board, contol is passed to the SmoothStepper. But, when I try and use the jog functions in Mach3, nothing happens. Currently I have configured the settings in Mach3 for Ports & Pins, and Motor Tuning & Setup (based on Mr Loen's manual). Do I need to do anything within SmoothStepper's configuration page? I don't see anything there referring to ports and pins, so I'm assuming that I just configure it as normal in Mach3.
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      > I do know that something is happening when I turn control over to SmoothStepper, as I can audibly hear the fan on the CAMM3 slow down, like the system is being loaded. Not sure if that is a bad thing or not.
      >
      > Any advice here, I'm kinda lost?
      >
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