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Mach4 Soft Limits with ESS

The title just about says it all. Should Soft Limits work in Mach4 with the Ethernet Smooth Stepper? Warp9 says the soft limits setup is completely done in
andywander
1:56 PM
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148321

Retrofit Bridgeport

Guys, I've done a Bridgeport conversion using the original steppers, but I wondered if anyone has done a retrofit using new NEMA 32 steppers? Marv Frankel Sent
Marv Frankel
8:39 AM
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148320

Re: Parallel port

Thanks for the help and I found the pulser icon. it is an icon and not a executable. your right- its got the same icon as the other one- driver test in main
bennyattwell
2:37 AM
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148319

Re: Parallel port

Thanks Lester. That is where I found it, karl
nc_karl
Aug 2
#148319
 
148318

Re: Parallel port

Thanks Art. I ran it as you suggested as admin and it installed and worked properly. His computer is now talking to Mach 3. Karl
nc_karl
Aug 2
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Re: Parallel port

Benny Thanks for the help and I found the pulser icon. it is an icon and not a executable. Karl
nc_karl
Aug 2
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148316

Re: Sticky Ball Screw

Thanks Bob for the great post. IÆll definitely put this one in my files. I found out the ball screws were made by Rockford. Turns out they have a repair kit
REX SMITH
Aug 1
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148315

Re: g code verificaton

Hannu, I don't trust myself to remember to turn the feed rate WAY down. My spindle speed is manual so I do change it in real time. I built most of the
Yahoo gMail
Aug 1
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Re: g code verificaton

Graham, I generate my gcode using CamBam. I use Alibre PE to create the objects and output .dxf I had not thought of looking at total range as a test. This is
Yahoo gMail
Aug 1
#148314
 
148313

Re: g code verificaton

MJBillo, I have no doubt it is a wonderful program. Just not worth $250 to me. This is a hobby for me and I make one-offs almost every time. I have broken more
Yahoo gMail
Aug 1
#148313
 
148312

Re: Sticky Ball Screw

Second, great post from Bob. One note. The size of the balls may be critical. A micrometer is the minimum instrument for measuring them, and may not be
Hannu Venermo
Aug 1
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148311

Re: Sticky Ball Screw

Thanks Bob for taking the time to give great detailed instructions. Bertho From: mach1mach2cnc@yahoogroups.com [mailto:mach1mach2cnc@yahoogroups.com] Sent:
Boman33
Aug 1
#148311
 
148310

Re: Sticky Ball Screw

If the problem is in the ballscrew-ball nut assembly rather than the end bearing, then you probably have damaged one or more balls, possibly from lack of
Bob Butcher
Aug 1
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148309

Re: g code verificaton

TIME, TOOL BITS & MATERIALS! The CutViewer virtually machines the part before your very eyes and then you are able to measure entities on the screen, zoom in
mjbillo
Aug 1
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Re: g code verificaton

Nah, not necessarily. Say your final feedrate is 50. Just set it to 50, and run at 5% of FRO or feed rate override. The NICE part is that you can adjust it in
Hannu Venermo
Jul 31
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