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by bloomingtonmike
Tue Jan 02, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: End to Acorn Introductory Pricing date is January 3rd 2018
Replies: 49
Views: 1373

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

A lathe mill combo is one machine Marty not two. Dozer, You would assign the axis in lathe to Z and X, and when running mill those two axis would be X and Y and the headstock would be Z. I don't see why it would not work at all. You would make sure the correct limits and home switches would be setup...
by bloomingtonmike
Mon Jan 01, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Router related questions.
Replies: 71
Views: 1018

Re: Router related questions.

Due to lack of tool holders in my ER20 setup I currently use two plates in mach. One is moveable and used on top of the work. The other is fixed and always at the bed layer. Swapping tools just requires a touch off on the second plate as it computes the offset from the first plate. While you could j...
by bloomingtonmike
Mon Jan 01, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Can the VCP be Modified?
Replies: 7
Views: 285

Re: Can the VCP be Modified?

I am very interested in converting on of my routers to acorn as well. I have the mill and lathe in the works and the allinonedc done on the big mill.
by bloomingtonmike
Mon Jan 01, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: USB MPG
Replies: 34
Views: 1367

Re: USB MPG

Can I petition for the VistaCNC pendant drivers in a later driver releases and specifically for their p2-s?

http://www.vistacnc.com/b08_pendant_P2/pendant_p2-S.htm
by bloomingtonmike
Thu Dec 28, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: Success Stories
Topic: Grizzly G0752 Acorn Retrofit
Replies: 6
Views: 365

Re: Grizzly G0752 Acorn Retrofit

Great job Gary.

Mikie
by bloomingtonmike
Wed Dec 27, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Touch Screen Monitors
Replies: 22
Views: 1103

Re: Touch Screen Monitors

Planar PCT2235 22" Touch Screen Monitor with Helium Stand arrives here in a couple hours. 22" 16:9 1920x1080 $212.84 on Amazon.
Ill post up results here soon.

Image
by bloomingtonmike
Sat Dec 23, 2017 4:39 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Encoder Basics
Replies: 49
Views: 1747

Re: Encoder Basics

Yes exactly where I read that. Thanks for posting link.
by bloomingtonmike
Sat Dec 23, 2017 2:43 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Encoder Basics
Replies: 49
Views: 1747

Re: Encoder Basics

I am new to encoding terminology. I found the below passage helpful in understanding CPR and PPR. CPR most commonly stands for Counts per Revolution, and refers to the number of quadrature decoded states that exist between the two outputs A and B. With both outputs A and B switching between high and...
by bloomingtonmike
Wed May 21, 2014 8:45 pm
Forum: Centroid Community CNC Support Forum
Topic: vfd drive
Replies: 3
Views: 961

Re: vfd drive

Have you measured the voltage on each leg of your RPC? Is it balanced? If not and with only 2-3hp need probably I would not risk using the wild leg on the VFD input as there is no real benefit. In fact it will cost you more per kw as the ideler is running during usage of the RPC.
by bloomingtonmike
Mon May 19, 2014 9:56 pm
Forum: Centroid Community CNC Support Forum
Topic: KB electronics VFD wiring help
Replies: 2
Views: 721

Re: KB electronics VFD wiring help

So post up the info for others.