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by Reedfirst
Tue Jan 16, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: DMM Servos and DYN 4 drives have arrived
Replies: 5
Views: 106

Re: DMM Servos and DYN 4 drives have arrived

Was that meant for me? :lol:

Try doing some rapids at 330 ipm on a Bridgeport series1. Seems like it's plenty fast to me.... But then again I'm a cnc newbie. :mrgreen:
by Reedfirst
Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: DMM Servos and DYN 4 drives have arrived
Replies: 5
Views: 106

Re: DMM Servos and DYN 4 drives have arrived

1.5kw servos are more than enough.

I'm running the 750w servos at 2:1 and can get 330 ipm running them on 120vac.
by Reedfirst
Thu Dec 21, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Arcade joystick as pendant
Replies: 39
Views: 610

Re: Arcade joystick as pendant

Thanks for posting! I'm going to have to give this a try!
by Reedfirst
Mon Dec 04, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: My Bridgeport Series 1 CNC Conversion Using Centroid Acorn
Replies: 40
Views: 1088

Re: My Bridgeport Series 1 CNC Conversion Using Centroid Acorn

cncman172 wrote:
Fri Dec 01, 2017 12:53 pm
Readfirst,
You are doing a very nice job on your conversion. Congrats.
Russ
Thanks for the compliment! :D
by Reedfirst
Fri Dec 01, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: DEAL...new old stock Techno Lathe on ebay in FL for $1400
Replies: 4
Views: 127

Re: DEAL...new old stock Techno Lathe on ebay in FL for $1400

Dang I missed it! :? And it was practically in my backyard!
by Reedfirst
Fri Dec 01, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: My Bridgeport Series 1 CNC Conversion Using Centroid Acorn
Replies: 40
Views: 1088

Re: My Bridgeport Series 1 CNC Conversion Using Centroid Acorn

super nice, will you share the G code program? Sure! BulkheadPanel.rar There are two g-code programms in the compressed file. The machining and the engraving. I do edit the Centroid Post from Fusion 360 so that after every tool change (M6) I add X-2 Y0. just a comfortable place to do the tool chang...
by Reedfirst
Wed Nov 29, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: My Bridgeport Series 1 CNC Conversion Using Centroid Acorn
Replies: 40
Views: 1088

Re: My Bridgeport Series 1 CNC Conversion Using Centroid Acorn

Nice, gotta love Speakon connectors! Yup Speakon! I love them. This is my first time using them and definitely won't be the last. Apparently they make a whole array of connectors and sockets as I'm learning. They are really high quality. I've been learning so many thing about cnc controls, software...
by Reedfirst
Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:26 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: My Bridgeport Series 1 CNC Conversion Using Centroid Acorn
Replies: 40
Views: 1088

Re: My Bridgeport Series 1 CNC Conversion Using Centroid Acorn

Made a little more progress... I wanted a nice way for my Encoder and servo power supply cables to feed through my electrical cabinet so I designed this panel in Fusion360, machined it out of .625 aluminum sheet, powder coated it, put it back in the mill and did the engraving. I"m really happy with ...
by Reedfirst
Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:57 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Benefits of Clearpath servos?
Replies: 18
Views: 447

Re: Benefits of Clearpath servos?

The drives are DMM Dyn4' and the servo motors are their 86M-DHT .75kw (750w)
by Reedfirst
Wed Nov 22, 2017 8:12 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Benefits of Clearpath servos?
Replies: 18
Views: 447

Re: Benefits of Clearpath servos?

I just wanted to add to my statement above.

I'm getting 330ipm with a 2:1 reduction and 5 tpi ballscrews.

Running on 120vac