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by cnckeith
Wed Jan 17, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Bridgeport Boss5 to Centroid Acorn retrofit
Replies: 4
Views: 82

Re: Bridgeport Boss5 to Centroid Acorn retrofit

a cool way to make DC power for stepper drives (or DC servo drives or AC servo drives that need DC input like DMM DYN2) from AC power is with Centroid's cap and bridge combo. just put AC in one side and DC comes out the other at a 1.41 multiplier. available our the website here.. http://www.centroid...
by cnckeith
Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: C axis M50/M51 code to control an output??
Replies: 2
Views: 15

Re: C axis M50/M51 code to control an output??

please describe how you expect an M50 to act
by cnckeith
Tue Jan 16, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: "No Connection to Acorn Discovered" Error
Replies: 10
Views: 103

Re: "No Connection to Acorn Discovered" Error

run cnc12 before the wizard so that it updates the firmware on the BBG. wait for it to update! ignore any mpu.plc error messages. after firmware update, close cnc12, power cycle acorn, reboot pc, make sure firewall is off, run wizard. select BENCH TEST radio button and press "write settings the cnc ...
by cnckeith
Tue Jan 16, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Acorn I/O expantion
Replies: 3
Views: 74

Re: Acorn I/O expantion

we are investigating several Acorn I/O expansion options at the moment and plan on adding an I/O expansion option to Acorn in the future.

Goals
USB connectivity adds additional I/O and possible Analog In/Out
Low Cost
Good performance
Works with existing Acorn PLC program language
by cnckeith
Tue Jan 16, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Acorn + Ajax AL-818 lathe
Replies: 12
Views: 123

Re: Acorn + Ajax AL-818 lathe

John, we just emailed you the Lathe pro license. email is from diysales@centroidcnc.com
if you don't see it in your inbox check spam folder.
fyi...the email we got from paypal doesn't match the email you used to sign up for the forum.
by cnckeith
Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: home switches wired in series
Replies: 9
Views: 166

Re: home switches wired in series

yes,
"home_all" not the g540 stock drive only configuration..
select "home_all" for input 1 after you select the drive only radio button..
and then unused (if that is the case) for input 2,3,4.
by cnckeith
Mon Jan 15, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: home switches wired in series
Replies: 9
Views: 166

Re: home switches wired in series

when you select the "drive only" button in the Wizard it auto configures all the inputs and output for you.. try and and check it out .
by cnckeith
Mon Jan 15, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Updated DMM DYN2 and DYN4 to Acorn Hookup schematics.
Replies: 5
Views: 88

Updated DMM DYN2 and DYN4 to Acorn Hookup schematics.

The updated DMM DYN2 and DYN4 to Acorn Hookup schematics are now on the website for download.

http://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_diy ... matics.zip
by cnckeith
Mon Jan 15, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Acorn + Ajax AL-818 lathe
Replies: 12
Views: 123

Re: Acorn + Ajax AL-818 lathe

hello. please post a report.zip file and i'll make sure the correct license file is emailed to you. for the motors, i would install a 400 watt on X and a 750 watt on Z the turret is very simple unit and requires 3 inputs and 1 output. the turret has its own little motor that goes forward and backwar...