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by martyscncgarage
Tue Dec 12, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: G0678 CNC Conversion Thread
Replies: 11
Views: 210

Re: G0678 CNC Conversion Thread

Yup, Zero backlash ball screws! I stopped and made a short 1 minute video of the panel and the mill. I will have a spindle load meter in the mill panel where that blank window is now. The toggle switch is the master switch for "power on" relay in the control panel. https://youtu.be/DeBQihMp2Pc Dave...
by martyscncgarage
Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: G0678 CNC Conversion Thread
Replies: 11
Views: 210

Re: G0678 CNC Conversion Thread

New builds are always fun I think. Converting to ball screws?
Keep us.posted with pictures 😀
by martyscncgarage
Mon Dec 11, 2017 11:43 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: acorn output wave form
Replies: 11
Views: 209

Re: acorn output wave form

eng199 thanks for the comments I introduce the 5 vdc power into header h4 in terminal labeled 24 vdc I do not alter input of 24 vdc into mh7 mains power I am unable to find connector with label h9--which brings up point that not one of the centroid drawings has the headers labeled as silkscreened o...
by martyscncgarage
Mon Dec 11, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Good find on Touch screen PC
Replies: 2
Views: 72

Re: Good find on Touch screen PC

Hey everyone, I just found a pretty great deal on an all in one touch screen computer. I just purchased one to use with my acorn. These aren't new and stock probably wont last much longer but they are $225 + shipping. Intel i3 4160 - single thread benchmark of 2075. Only 4GB of ram but should suffi...
by martyscncgarage
Mon Dec 11, 2017 1:17 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Mach/Smoothstepper to Acorn
Replies: 11
Views: 154

Re: Mach/Smoothstepper to Acorn

Your shortcuts might bite you in the hand end.
I'm with DiyScott. Hunker down and terminate on Acorn.
Marty
by martyscncgarage
Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:47 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: G0678 CNC Conversion Thread
Replies: 11
Views: 210

Re: G0678 CNC Conversion Thread

Dave,
You going to dig right it with the conversion?
Marty
by martyscncgarage
Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Acorn Trials and Tribulations - PROBLEM SOLVED
Replies: 63
Views: 684

Re: Acorn Trials and Tribulations - PROBLEM SOLVED

Thanks Guys, Like all of you when you have a difficult issue to resolve persistence pays off. Using a scope got me pointed in the right direction. Someone in another thread had a cool little $70 scope that fits in the palm of you hand. When troubleshoot difficult issues it can be impossible to dete...
by martyscncgarage
Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Fusion 360 mill/turn and turn post processor non-existent! (use Intercon)
Replies: 27
Views: 351

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

Just to be 100% clear, are you boys saying there is no PP for fusion 360 and acorn lathe? Correct, but the users are working on one. That's what is great about this community. You have users with strengths posting their ideas/work for others to learn from and use. Collectively this is a great commu...
by martyscncgarage
Sun Dec 10, 2017 7:58 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Phoenix Bulkhead Connectors
Replies: 1
Views: 58

Re: Phoenix Bulkhead Connectors

Thanks Gary!
Marty