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121710Re: [mach1mach2cnc] Re: Transfering DRO information to a second computer

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  • Brian Barker
    Sep 3, 2010
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      Hello, I have not released the plugin, I did this plugin to help an OEM
      and when I had time I was going to add the rest of the features to make
      it something that more people could use..
      Thanks
      Brian


      Zafar Salam wrote:
      > Brian,
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      > Where can we find that serial plugin.
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      > 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
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      > 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...
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      > Thanks
      > Brian
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      > Wendell and Janet Miller wrote:
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      >> 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
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      >> 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.
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      >> For now you can copy the prob file and you should be all set.
      >>
      >> Thanks
      >> Brian
      >>
      >> Wendell and Janet Miller wrote:
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      >>> 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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