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by 762x51
Tue Jan 09, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Acorn ERRORS during first move <resolved>
Replies: 24
Views: 218

Re: Acorn ERRORS during first move

ScotY wrote:
Tue Jan 09, 2018 6:42 pm
I don’t know...100ipm with a >50:1 reduction sounds like your motor rpm is gonna be way too high.
It does -

What's the ball/lead/acme screw turns/inch or mm/rev if metric?
by 762x51
Tue Jan 09, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Acorn ERRORS during first move <resolved>
Replies: 24
Views: 218

Re: Acorn ERRORS during first move

Have you run the ClearPath auto tune software yet?
It may be that the ClearPath's torque rating isn't set to match the torque requirements the axis has.
by 762x51
Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: End to Acorn Introductory Pricing date is January 3rd 2018
Replies: 49
Views: 1387

Re: End to Acorn Introductory Pricing date is January 3rd 2018

DICKEYBIRD wrote:
Sun Jan 07, 2018 8:55 pm
I agreed that she needed a new phone. :D
Yea, they do wear them out about 10 times faster than we do - :lol: :lol:
by 762x51
Sun Jan 07, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: End to Acorn Introductory Pricing date is January 3rd 2018
Replies: 49
Views: 1387

Re: End to Acorn Introductory Pricing date is January 3rd 2018

DICKEYBIRD wrote:
Sun Jan 07, 2018 3:56 pm
mikes wrote:
Thu Jan 04, 2018 6:14 pm
<SNIP> This is just one man's opinion of course.
Actually I know of at least 2 - ;)
by 762x51
Sat Jan 06, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Fine DRO Adjustment & Measuring Overall Turns Ratio
Replies: 5
Views: 128

Re: Fine DRO Adjustment & Measuring Overall Turns Ratio

Using Keith's suggestions and Marty's video for reference I was able to get my Techno-Isel router, that has 4mm ball screws, calibrated to within 0.001" on the X&Y Axis and 0.0015" on the Z axis. I did find that it's better to set the Wizard to Imperial if you're calibrating the DRO in inches. Setti...
by 762x51
Sat Jan 06, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Acorn Wizard Data Excel Spreadsheet
Replies: 5
Views: 256

Re: Acorn Wizard Data Excel Spreadsheet

Wow Gary - Now that's one heck of a helpful spreadsheet that sure will help a lot of folks trying to figure out how to setup their system.
Thanks for posting the spreadsheet.

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by 762x51
Sat Jan 06, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Fine DRO Adjustment & Measuring Overall Turns Ratio
Replies: 5
Views: 128

Re: Fine DRO Adjustment & Measuring Overall Turns Ratio

Keith, Thanks for pointing out that the great tool "Wizard" can be used and folks don't have to go deep into CNC12 and maybe make a mistake.
by 762x51
Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Fine DRO Adjustment & Measuring Overall Turns Ratio
Replies: 5
Views: 128

Re: Fine DRO Adjustment & Measuring Overall Turns Ratio

It looks as if the Turns Ratio that you enter into the Wizard is just a starting point and the procedure shown in Marty's video is the real deal.
by 762x51
Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Fine DRO Adjustment & Measuring Overall Turns Ratio
Replies: 5
Views: 128

Fine DRO Adjustment & Measuring Overall Turns Ratio

Here is what I have been able to find showing how to calibrate your Acorns axis's and getting the DRO to read accurately. Thanks to Marty for this very informative video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=1XE4-5xstWQ You can find the printed instructions in the Allin1dc Installation ma...
by 762x51
Fri Jan 05, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Gigabyte Brix Mini PCs
Replies: 7
Views: 143

Re: Gigabyte Brix Mini PCs

I found the thread where the minimum single thread benchmark was answered by Centroid here: http://centroidcncforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=60&t=1042&p=5544&hilit=single+thread#p5544 Note that Centroid_Liviu mentioned that if you use a PC with a CPU with a single thread benchmark of 1250 then you'll nee...