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Re: Question about assembly instructions

 by AJ Quick ¦  Thu Dec 31, 2015 3:08 pm ¦  Forum: Electronics ¦  Topic: Question about assembly instructions ¦  Replies: 1 ¦  Views: 231


Thanks for letting us know.

I believe the bug was fixed a few days ago, everything seems to work now.

Re: Current setting for the 3-axis controller.

 by AJ Quick ¦  Fri Jun 19, 2015 11:44 am ¦  Forum: Electronics ¦  Topic: Current setting for the 3-axis controller. ¦  Replies: 1 ¦  Views: 1164

What are your DIP switches set to? They can cause a driver chip to be set to sleep mode. Similarly the reference voltage when set super high can cause sleep mode, though this isn't the case here. Measuring the sense resistance should be a good way to go, but continuity isn't always the best since th...

Re: CNC electronic questions?

 by AJ Quick ¦  Tue May 05, 2015 9:12 pm ¦  Forum: Electronics ¦  Topic: CNC electronic questions? ¦  Replies: 4 ¦  Views: 1025

1. For limit switches, you should have each axis go to its own input. That way the software knows which axis is hitting the limit, and it will work better with the software. 2. Home switches are essentially the same as limit switches. For those I believe you would want to wire the switches to one si...

Re: CNC electronic questions?

 by AJ Quick ¦  Mon May 04, 2015 1:07 pm ¦  Forum: Electronics ¦  Topic: CNC electronic questions? ¦  Replies: 4 ¦  Views: 1025

Hi Sam, sorry for the slow reply. To answer your questions, yes it will be possible to branch off the signal from the LPT port to control what is known as your Slave axis motor. You could also setup Mach3 to just clone the axis as A or B for that Y axis and then you wouldn't have to worry about brea...

Re: Testing the 3 Axis Controller

 by AJ Quick ¦  Thu Mar 12, 2015 11:02 am ¦  Forum: Electronics ¦  Topic: Testing the 3 Axis Controller ¦  Replies: 1 ¦  Views: 996

I had replied to your email, but I'll post this here in case anyone else is having trouble spotting them. I have marked the testpoints with arrows in this diagram: TP1 for X Axis, TP2 for Y Axis TP3 for Z Axis 5V for testing 5V rail. Test with a multimeter between the ...

Re: I want to order one, How do I do that?

 by AJ Quick ¦  Thu Mar 12, 2015 10:56 am ¦  Forum: Kickstarter CNC ¦  Topic: I want to order one, How do I do that? ¦  Replies: 1 ¦  Views: 1730

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Re: z-axis status?

 by AJ Quick ¦  Thu Mar 12, 2015 10:54 am ¦  Forum: CNC Building Blocks ¦  Topic: z-axis status? ¦  Replies: 1 ¦  Views: 1566

We ran into manufacturing problems with the injection molded parts.

The aluminum version (much better than plastic, but more expensive) replaced the plastic building blocks.

Re: Z-Axis limit switch problem

 by AJ Quick ¦  Sat Feb 28, 2015 1:16 pm ¦  Forum: Electronics ¦  Topic: Z-Axis limit switch problem ¦  Replies: 2 ¦  Views: 1147

Is it a normally open switch or normally closed switch? Is the Z-axis limit switch the only one that has this problem, or do any other axes have a problem as well? Is the Z-axis limit input correctly mapped to the right port number in Mach3 to match the connection? Might need to contact Warp9Td if t...

Re: Wiring 2 motors on one axis

 by AJ Quick ¦  Sat Feb 28, 2015 1:14 pm ¦  Forum: Electronics ¦  Topic: Wiring 2 motors on one axis ¦  Replies: 1 ¦  Views: 958

5 wire motors are just 6/8 wire motors with the common wire tied together.

As for the connection. I'd recommend getting another driver board and configure it to go in the opposite direction in your CNC software.

Re: Replacement Table Surface

 by AJ Quick ¦  Wed Feb 25, 2015 2:06 pm ¦  Forum: Kickstarter CNC ¦  Topic: Replacement Table Surface ¦  Replies: 5 ¦  Views: 3863

I don't think hallowing out the MDF would be a viable solution to lighten it up. MDF needs to be solid in order to maintain the weights put upon it. That's why we would recommend a custom aluminum table since it can be thinner and lighter, while still being strong.

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Steve, Thanks for letting us know. I believe the[…]

What are your DIP switches set to? They can cause […]

CNC electronic questions?

AJ, Thanks a lot for your help,

Testing the 3 Axis Controller

I had replied to your email, but I'll post this he[…]