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Re: 5 axis mill drill engraving video

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  • bloomingtonmike888
    I was just asking what driver you used for the fifth axis - G251? etc.
    Message 1 of 5 , Aug 14, 2013
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      I was just asking what driver you used for the fifth axis - G251? etc.



      --- In mill_drill@yahoogroups.com, "Dan Mauch" <dmauch@...> wrote:
      >
      > I have made some custom parallel port adapters. It plugs into the G540 one
      > side and the parallel port cable on the other. Then there is a MTA header
      > that provides the signals from mach3 to the 5thy axis.
      >
      > Not sure what you mean by " what is your 5 sterpper choice?" Can you
      > clarify?
      >
      > Dan Mauch
      >
      > Camtronics Inc
      >
      >
      >
      > From: mill_drill@yahoogroups.com [mailto:mill_drill@yahoogroups.com] On
      > Behalf Of Mike Heidrick
      > Sent: Tuesday, August 13, 2013 5:19 PM
      > To: mill_drill@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [mill_drill] 5 axis mill drill engraving video
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Can you tell us more about the single parallel port break out for the fith
      > axis? Also what is your 5 stepper choice?
      >
      > On Aug 5, 2013 1:39 PM, <dmauch@...> wrote:
      >
      >
      >
      > I didn't have the right engraving bit holder so I ended up using a center
      > drill . It didn't come out that well but the real story is the 5 axis
      > control and mechanism. If I had the right holder I sure the engraving would
      > have been perfect. here is a video of it in operation around the 2 minute
      > mark.
      > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rF67CGlEVK4
      >
      > Dan Mauch
      > dmauch@... <mailto:dmauch%40camtronics-cnc.com>
      >
    • Dan Mauch
      In this case I used a G251 but I could have used others. Dan Mauch www.camtronics-cnc.com dmauch@camtronics-cnc.com Stepper and servo motors Kits, assembled
      Message 2 of 5 , Aug 14, 2013
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        In this case I used a G251 but I could have used  others.

        Dan Mauch

        www.camtronics-cnc.com

        dmauch@...

        Stepper and servo motors

        Kits, assembled and custom CNC using Gecko products.

         

         

         

        From: mill_drill@yahoogroups.com [mailto:mill_drill@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of bloomingtonmike888
        Sent: Wednesday, August 14, 2013 8:53 AM
        To: mill_drill@yahoogroups.com
        Subject: [mill_drill] Re: 5 axis mill drill engraving video

         

         

        I was just asking what driver you used for the fifth axis - G251? etc.

        --- In mill_drill@yahoogroups.com, "Dan Mauch" <dmauch@...> wrote:
        >
        > I have made some custom parallel port adapters. It plugs into the G540 one
        > side and the parallel port cable on the other. Then there is a MTA header
        > that provides the signals from mach3 to the 5thy axis.
        >
        > Not sure what you mean by " what is your 5 sterpper choice?" Can you
        > clarify?
        >
        > Dan Mauch
        >
        > Camtronics Inc
        >
        >
        >
        > From: mill_drill@yahoogroups.com [mailto:mill_drill@yahoogroups.com] On
        > Behalf Of Mike Heidrick
        > Sent: Tuesday, August 13, 2013 5:19 PM
        > To: mill_drill@yahoogroups.com
        > Subject: Re: [mill_drill] 5 axis mill drill engraving video
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Can you tell us more about the single parallel port break out for the fith
        > axis? Also what is your 5 stepper choice?
        >
        > On Aug 5, 2013 1:39 PM, <dmauch@...> wrote:
        >
        >
        >
        > I didn't have the right engraving bit holder so I ended up using a center
        > drill . It didn't come out that well but the real story is the 5 axis
        > control and mechanism. If I had the right holder I sure the engraving would
        > have been perfect. here is a video of it in operation around the 2 minute
        > mark.
        > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rF67CGlEVK4
        >
        > Dan Mauch
        > dmauch@... <mailto:dmauch%40camtronics-cnc.com>
        >

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