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121708Re: [mach1mach2cnc] Re: Transfering DRO information to a second computer

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  • Zafar Salam
    Sep 2 6:00 PM
      Brian,

      Where can we find that serial plugin.

      Zafar




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      From: Brian Barker <brianb@...>
      To: mach1mach2cnc@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Thu, September 2, 2010 12:55:06 PM
      Subject: Re: [mach1mach2cnc] Re: Transfering DRO information to a second
      computer


      Hmm... I will think about this.. I think the serial plugin that I made
      could be changed to do what you would like to do...

      Thanks
      Brian

      Wendell and Janet Miller wrote:
      > Thanks, Brian,
      > I'd be grateful for the plug-in. By the way, I don't know if it makes any
      >difference or not, but it's only 2 points that are being probed so they could be
      >stored in an OEMDRO. It's for a measuring/centering device to measure the width
      >and height of a door that is taken off a rack by a cnc-controlled arm before
      >being sprayed by a CNC paint sprayer. The two devices need to interact
      >continuously.
      > I think I can find a way to make it work even without the plug-in, but the
      >operating speed would be faster with the plug-in.
      > Thanks again,
      > Wendell
      >
      >
      > Hello,
      > I did make a new serial plugin that "could" do this ... At this time you
      > can do OEM buttons and setOEMDRO's with the plugin.. I need to make an
      > output section to this plugin at some point and if I added that it would
      > do what you are thinking about.
      >
      > For now you can copy the prob file and you should be all set.
      >
      > Thanks
      > Brian
      >
      > Wendell and Janet Miller wrote:
      >
      >> When using two Mach 3 controllers to control one machine, is there a way to
      >> transfer the DRO coordinate from one computer to the second one? I need to
      >> use one computer to probe and the other to run the resulting gcode. Can I
      >> have the computer save the DRO coordinates to a text file and the second
      >> computer read the file over a network and generate gcode from it? Also, is
      >> there a simple way to have one computer do a cycle start on a second
      >> computer?
      >> Thanks
      >> Wendell
      >>
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