Re: [SherlineCNC] Re: 2000 CNC Mill problem, help needed please :)
- Thanks Mike!
And welcome to the Sherline CNC list! Hope this gets Thomas up and
Mike Joyce wrote:
> The Parallel cable should come out next to the leads that go to the motors,
> and go directly into the back of the computer. It is a pinkish color, 25 pin
> connection up near the keyboard connection. If you have any questions feel
> free to give me a call.
> Mike Joyce
> Sr. Network Administrator
> Sherline Products
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Thomas" <penitent75@...>
> To: <SherlineCNC@yahoogroups.com>
> Sent: Monday, October 06, 2003 11:27 AM
> Subject: [SherlineCNC] Re: 2000 CNC Mill problem, help needed please :)
> > Hi Alan,
> > I mentioned in my response to the earlier answer, but the driver
> > board is inside the computer case. The computer has a parallel port
> > cable that is supposed to go to a printer. Should I disconnect this,
> > since I am not using a printer?
> > I am fairly sure that the steppers are getting at least some kind
> > of signal from the driver board, because they do turn on, I can hear
> > them click when I turn on the power to them, and the power runs
> > through the same connector as the "signals" (pardon my ignorance of
> > the terminology here, I am just getting started in CNC ;))
> > TA
> > > Hi Thomas,
> > >
> > > You might check out your parallel cable and which parallel port
> > you're
> > > using. As you bought the "system", I'd suspect the port selection
> > is
> > > OK. Did you add your own parallel cable by chance? Insure that it
> > has
> > > all 25 conductors, some don't.
> > >
> > > Alan KM6VV
Silicon Bronze is SOOooooo nice as a "brass". Very fluid, for fine
detail, strong, for thin sections and of beautiful color.
Hope this helps,
--- In SherlineCNC@yahoogroups.com, Dale Peterson <dalep@a...> wrote:
> Marshall and others,
> The local foundries on the central California coast do not like to
> When it is melted the zinc in it separates and makes a toxic gas.
> They all try to talk you into using bronze.
> This is the same reason galvanized steel should not be welded.
> Date: 11 Oct 2003 00:24:22 -0400
> From: Marshall Pharoah <mpharoah@t...>
> Subject: Re: Casting (was Re: "engine turning")
> So if I build a cupola type furnace for cast iron, then I should be
> to easily handle brass. Thanks.