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by cnckeith
Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:56 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Fusion 360 mill/turn and turn post processor non-existent! (use Intercon)
Replies: 27
Views: 350

Re: Fusion 360 mill/turn and turn post processor non-existent!

I hope Fusion 360 improves the Lathe product, it has alot of potential. I the meantime use Intercon! Centroid's Conversational programming system "Intercon" is included with the Acorn Lathe CNC software and is simple to use and yet powerful lathe programming software. There are step by step tutorial...
by cnckeith
Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:48 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Fried VFD and Acorn
Replies: 20
Views: 245

Re: Fried VFD and Acorn

I like automation direct GS2 VFD's, never had a problem with them.
easy to setup with acorn as well.
https://www.automationdirect.com/adc/Sh ... -_575_VAC)
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by cnckeith
Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:57 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: program stops: says "moving" (answered)
Replies: 4
Views: 53

Re: program stops: says "moving"

hello. do you have a working spindle encoder connected and configured?
by cnckeith
Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:33 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: CNCWizard won't run after install- (resolved)
Replies: 7
Views: 125

Re: CNCWizard won't run after install

uninstall the cncm or cnct software using windows uninstall, then delete the cncm or cnct directory and then reinstall 4.08
by cnckeith
Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Intercon for lathe training video?
Replies: 2
Views: 91

Re: Intercon for lathe training video?

Marty is going to make a fresh one using his Acorn equipped Emco 120.

In the meantime the lathe operator manual has step-by-step tutorials for intercon check them out also the section on setting up tool offsets is pretty good and steps you through that as well
by cnckeith
Tue Dec 05, 2017 9:02 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Xbox 360 controller with REWASD
Replies: 7
Views: 118

Re: Xbox 360 controller with REWASD

ESC = "Cancel" when running a g code program. like hitting the small red button on the VCP ESC = "Escape from menu" (back up a menu) when using CNC12 software (not running a g code program) fyi..you can wire up as many estop buttons you like in series. you can program the alt j right into the USB de...
by cnckeith
Mon Dec 04, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Virtual Control Panel AUX Buttons Assignment
Replies: 4
Views: 87

Re: Virtual Control Panel AUX Buttons Assignment

take a closer look at Chapter 13, the m code section. page 13-8
specifically M94 and M95 these two m codes control outputs
you can study the existing mcodes for Mist M07 and Flood M08 On and M09 off.. to see how they work..
by cnckeith
Mon Dec 04, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Delta ASDA-A2 Step and Direction Setup for Acorn CNC Controller
Replies: 0
Views: 39

Delta ASDA-A2 Step and Direction Setup for Acorn CNC Controller

New Acorn schematics for Delta ASDA-A2 AC servo drives and motors attached. Delta is now included with the Acorn schematic in both .PDF and .DWG found here.. http://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_diy/downloads/acorn_schematics/centroid_acorn_hookup_schematics.zip and new Delta ASDA-A2 Drive setup docu...
by cnckeith
Mon Dec 04, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Virtual Control Panel AUX Buttons Assignment
Replies: 4
Views: 87

Re: Virtual Control Panel AUX Buttons Assignment

can you change the Aux key labels on the VCP in CNC12 v4.08 ? No. will i be able to change the Aux labels on the VCP in a future version of CNC12? Yes Can i change the function or assign a new function to an Aux in in CNC12 v4.08? Yes. See tech bulletin #300 http://www.centroidcnc.com/dealersupport/...