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by bloomingtonmike
Sat Jan 11, 2014 6:16 am
Forum: Centroid Community CNC Support Forum
Topic: Adding to my tool library - correct procedure question
Replies: 7
Views: 844

Re: Adding to my tool library - correct procedure question

CncKeith, Am I reading this correctly that I do NOT have to remeasure the tools at all as long as they do not change position in their holders or break. When I start a different job at a different knee height I can just set my part setup Z to zero with any of the measured tools, making sure to selec...
by bloomingtonmike
Fri Jan 10, 2014 2:58 am
Forum: Centroid Community CNC Support Forum
Topic: Video of my DIY Mist Coolant setup
Replies: 1
Views: 438

Video of my DIY Mist Coolant setup

Made a DIY Mist Coolant setup this week. Here is a video of it if you want to see a home built one.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bTRuDzdezbg
by bloomingtonmike
Fri Jan 10, 2014 2:56 am
Forum: Centroid Community CNC Support Forum
Topic: DIY Tool Touch off and code until I can afford a TT1??
Replies: 6
Views: 1017

Re: DIY Tool Touch off and code until I can afford a TT1??

Would that also do edge finding (homing X Y and Z) and center finding of a part?
by bloomingtonmike
Wed Jan 08, 2014 7:58 pm
Forum: Centroid Community CNC Support Forum
Topic: Knee mill Low gear reversing on VFD
Replies: 8
Views: 1568

Re: Knee mill Low gear reversing on VFD

Great idea. I will check that out again tonight. Had forgot about that.

Do those switches get power typically? Never wired one before. (Maybe diagram shows that too?)
by bloomingtonmike
Wed Jan 08, 2014 7:19 pm
Forum: Centroid Community CNC Support Forum
Topic: Knee mill Low gear reversing on VFD
Replies: 8
Views: 1568

Re: Knee mill Low gear reversing on VFD

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The small arm in the middle of the head in this picture with the black ball knob.
by bloomingtonmike
Wed Jan 08, 2014 7:15 pm
Forum: Centroid Community CNC Support Forum
Topic: Knee mill Low gear reversing on VFD
Replies: 8
Views: 1568

Re: Knee mill Low gear reversing on VFD

Maybe I was not clear. I have a hall effects or magnetic switch/lever of some kind on my mill. When it is flipped down the Mill is in low gear/slow speeds. It reverses the direction of the cutter. I need that switch wired to the VFD so that when It is in low gear the VFD will still spin the motor th...
by bloomingtonmike
Wed Jan 08, 2014 12:46 pm
Forum: Centroid Community CNC Support Forum
Topic: Knee mill Low gear reversing on VFD
Replies: 8
Views: 1568

Knee mill Low gear reversing on VFD

Needing some advice on how to wire a reversing action on my VFD (WJ200) when I select the low gears on my knee mill. How have folks done this in the past.
by bloomingtonmike
Wed Jan 01, 2014 10:08 pm
Forum: Centroid Community CNC Support Forum
Topic: Control Cabinet layout
Replies: 6
Views: 974

Re: Control Cabinet layout

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Here it is in a temp spot in the lower left of my monitor cabinet

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by bloomingtonmike
Wed Jan 01, 2014 9:54 pm
Forum: Centroid Community CNC Support Forum
Topic: Control Cabinet layout
Replies: 6
Views: 974

Re: Control Cabinet layout

I built a gigabyte brix computer. It is only 4x4x1 and is an i3 3227 chip, 16gig , 1gb nic and a wireless nic, hdmi and mini display out, and128gb ssd. It is in my monitor cabinet and can even hang on the versa mount of the touchscreen. All I have is the network cable runing back to the allinonedc.
by bloomingtonmike
Wed Jan 01, 2014 5:58 am
Forum: Centroid Community CNC Support Forum
Topic: DIY Tool Touch off and code until I can afford a TT1??
Replies: 6
Views: 1017

Re: DIY Tool Touch off and code until I can afford a TT1??

I sent a PM on this but just in case folks don't reply during the new year holiday but other members might see the forum..

Does anyone know if there is an unlock required for using the probe? If so how much is the unlock code? and can you use a cheaper probe than the DP-4 with centroid?