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RE: [mill_drill] Re: 5 axis mill drill engraving video

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  • 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 1 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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