Re: [mach1mach2cnc] Jerome's Pendant ........................ need a bit of guidance
- Make sure that you have jogging turned on in Mach3.
Then, try to jog from your keyboard with the standard keys. If you can jog with the keyboard, then you should be able to jog with the Jog-It.
If you can't jog with the keyboard, go to COnfig > Hotkeys, and set the jogging hotkeys to their default values, which are the left and right arrow keys for X, the up and down arrow keys for Y, and Page Up and Page Down for Z.
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From: "Caddy" <ib61soon@...>
Sent: Saturday, March 2, 2013 9:53:46 AM
Subject: [mach1mach2cnc] Jerome's Pendant ........................ need a bit of guidance
Pretty new here and am trying to figure out a problem that has surfaced.
I purchased Jerome's pendant and followed the instructions only to find I cannot get any of the X Y Z jog functions (and a few others) to work. First, I don't want this to sound like an attack on Jerome's pendant. I like it and believe it will be superior to my current shuttle pro. I do not believe the pendant is at fault but rather the configuration of Mach. I have corresponded with Jerome and from what I can figure out with his help and my very limited computer knowledge is that my settings in Mach must not be correct or have been disabled. All is well with the Shuttle pro so I guess my question is how do I configure (or reconfigure) my keyboard to jog the axes and am hoping that the end result of achieving that will allow the pendant to work.
My machine was a "turnkey" build by a fellow in town and I'm guessing he changed a lot of settings. I've spent some time in the Mach manual and see things ranging to "hotkeys" to "Mod bus" as well as "macros" Obviously, it's clear I have little or no knowledge of who's who or where to start. Any ideas will be GREATLY appreciated.
Like all of the great unwashed computer illiterate masses, I am quite sure I can render the machine unusable with a few errant keystrokes.............Ideas?
www.machsupport.com - Web site AccessYahoo! Groups Links
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- I totally agree with TP. I got one of Jerome's Pendants and it works
great. I have a Small Taig CNC running Mach3 which has NEVER had a
pendant. It has been working great since I got it 6wks ago.
- "I got one of Jerome's Pendants and it works
> great""It has been working great since I got it 6wks ago"
Thanks for the responses. I will "go out and play" tomorrow (wish I could today) I'll update, hopefully with positive news.
And yes, I have absolute faith ih Jeromes product. My issues reside in my machine and the way it was set up originally and it certainly IS NOT any problem with the pendant. I would also add, Jerome has been very forthcoming with assistance and support. As I mentioned, I purchased my machine from a man who "learned" on that machine. I will make an effort to speak with him as well.
It works with the shuttle pro but I'm unclear how to make my keyboard "do the right thing" My biggest fear is I will start meddling and make it junk!!
Again THANKS to all who responded and keep any additional ideas coming..........