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by mfry
Sat Jan 27, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: Centroid Community CNC Support Forum
Topic: atc reversing error
Replies: 5
Views: 189

Re: atc reversing error

Yeah, that's an excellent point. I thought the plc code may have changed in the update, but comparing them both in notepad++ I see it hasn't. I've replaced the sensor like for like and it seems to be doing its thing so there must be something else going on or something I inadvertently got wrong on t...
by mfry
Fri Jan 26, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Centroid Community CNC Support Forum
Topic: atc reversing error
Replies: 5
Views: 189

Re: atc reversing error

So after some more poking around I found the carousel rotate routine in the plc source file. The following excerpt: ATC_ROTATE ;-------------------- if true then set Car_Motor_En, (ATC_ROTATE_T1), (ATC_ROTATE_T2) Since the counter shouldn't signal for at least half a turn of the carousel motor, can ...
by mfry
Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: Centroid Community CNC Support Forum
Topic: atc reversing error
Replies: 5
Views: 189

atc reversing error

Hi guys. I bought this machine knowing it had an issue with the ATC. Index the carousel and it would move about two tools then error out. Wasn't getting a tool counter signal. So i replaced the proximity sensor and now it indexes fine -- until it I reverse direction. Then it stops immediately, but a...
by mfry
Fri Jan 19, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Centroid Community CNC Support Forum
Topic: CNC10 update
Replies: 8
Views: 418

Re: CNC10 update

So I finally got it to work! Found a PS2 mouse, installed directly to an SSD. Had some issues so if anybody else is in this sort of spot here's what I had to do: Boot into gparted on a usb stick. Format the SSD -- one primary ext3 partition of less than 4GB, a second primary partition sized the rest...
by mfry
Mon Jan 15, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Centroid Community CNC Support Forum
Topic: CNC10 update
Replies: 8
Views: 418

Re: CNC10 update

Thanks for the info about your experience with formatted cf cards. I'm trying to install directly to an ssd. I had no idea what a hassle it would be just finding a working ide optical drive. Finally got one that isn't dead from the tip and now I gotta find a ps2 mouse. I know it's legacy software an...
by mfry
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: Centroid Community CNC Support Forum
Topic: CNC10 update
Replies: 8
Views: 418

Re: CNC10 update

So I'm having trouble making a 2.72 SSD. Tried 3 ways: 1st according to tb199, I Burned a CD with the iso, booted to it, while booting it said it couldn't find the install disk, couldn't fine ide drive. I this is on a laptop, BTW. 2:Tried with the iso on a USB stick in the computer in the machine, s...
by mfry
Thu Jan 04, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Centroid Community CNC Support Forum
Topic: CNC10 update
Replies: 8
Views: 418

Re: CNC10 update

Thanks, that's very helpful. I'm comfortable with the risk of components that may or not work. I may well replace the motherboard as well. The USB doesn't work on it and I have it apart anyway trying to fix the monitor. So looking at the more modern boards I see several of the require version 2.73 t...
by mfry
Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Centroid Community CNC Support Forum
Topic: CNC10 update
Replies: 8
Views: 418

CNC10 update

I have a machine running CNC10 v1.51. I was going to add a drive to the computer for more storage, I started considering updating the system to 2.72 on an SSD while I'm at it since the motherboard has been replaced. I've been reading old posts here so as I understand it the procedure is essentially:...