SOLVED == Z and Y move in hand but not on mill
- After studying a Taig Mill setup here
I tried adjusting the y-axis gibs. Not sure how much adjusting I did
but I pulled the screws totally out. That was not the problem. It was
I had the motors screwed down too tight. I loosened the y- and z-axis
motors and the spin just fine now. Who would have thought.
Maybe tomorrow, (well that's today now - it's 3:00am) I'll actually
get to cut on something.
Thanks for the suggestions. I learned stuff so I'm a little smarter now.
- Hi, first turn the acceleration down on x.y to say 20 and see if it runs.
start low, things will go slow but work them up slowly. reread the motor
tuning section on Mach forum. velocity is how fast the axis can run and
acceleration is how fast the speed goes up to velocity. so start with low
values leaving the acceleration setting low at first. get them mooving and
then tune upwards. good luck, cul brian f.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Gary Shepherd" <droopypawn@...>
Sent: Monday, January 01, 2007 11:44 PM
Subject: [mach1mach2cnc] Z and Y move in hand but not on mill
> I bought a Taig 2019 CR last year around Christmas time and a few days
> ago, I finally got it out and tried to get it all going. Guess I was
> scared of it or something.
> Anyway, I got the Xylotex driver hooked up to all the motors,
> downloaded and installed the Mach3 demo, went through some of the
> tutorial manuals and videos. I hooked up the motors to my PC and got
> them all moving on the floor.
> Now I have everything hooked up on my mill. I tried the x-axis first
> and it zoomed all over the place like it should. The Z and Y axes just
> whine and try to spin but they will not move the Taig. I took the
> z-axis motor off and held it while I hit PageUp and PageDown. The
> motor works fine. I'm sure the y-axis motor will do the same but I
> didn't take it off.
> I assume that I have set something wrong in the Motor Tuning section
> of Mach3. I really don't understand what all of those numbers are yet
> but I'll post them and maybe someone can suggest better settings, or
> suggest another thing that needs to be changed.
> I've messed with the settings more since the problem but it didn't
> help. Here's what I have right now...
> Axis StepsPer Velocity Accel G's StepPulse DirPulse
> x 18000 82.98 1 0.0025901 0 0
> y 18000 83.34 4 0.0103607 0 0
> z 18000 10.002 4 0.0103607 0 0
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