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by cnckeith
Wed Aug 23, 2017 8:22 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Show off your Acorn setup
Replies: 5
Views: 291

Re: Show off your Acorn setup

short video of an Acorn CNC controller running a moving gantry CNC router.


youtu.be/e9ow45heG74
by cnckeith
Tue Aug 22, 2017 10:39 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Interesting Acorn Behavior (resolved)
Replies: 6
Views: 220

Re: Interesting Acorn Behavior

Rick, Hello. Yes, The Acorn CNC control board should always be powered before starting CNC12 on the CNCPC. Typically a CNC control system is turned on from one main switch. This switch powers the control electrical cabinet. All the components receive power at the same time. The Acorn board boots its...
by cnckeith
Tue Aug 22, 2017 8:30 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: A Axis Feed Rate (resolved)
Replies: 11
Views: 315

Re: A Axis Feed Rate

Rick, Hello. Very nice. fyi..you can also use Centroid's conversational programming software "Intercon" to program a 4th axis helix as well. helix intercon.JPG here is the G code generated by intercon for the above helical move in W and X ; ICN_PATH = c:\MillDemo\ncfiles\helix.icn ; --- Header --- N...
by cnckeith
Mon Aug 21, 2017 1:25 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: USB MPG
Replies: 33
Views: 1117

Re: USB MPG

USB MPG is in the works..we have one running on bench..just need some time to finalize firmware.. and then release! more info soon
by cnckeith
Thu Aug 17, 2017 10:47 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Show off your Acorn setup
Replies: 5
Views: 291

Re: Show off your Acorn setup

short video of an Acorn CNC controller running a Bridgeport Interact with Yaskawa and Panasonic AC servo motors and drives.

youtu.be/ChjzRHv0gdY
acorn bport video icon.JPG
by cnckeith
Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Touch Screen Monitors
Replies: 22
Views: 934

Re: Touch Screen Monitors

here is link the latest Acorn quick start guide with win10 configuration, power hookup and cnc12 install instructions.
http://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_diy ... guide.html
by cnckeith
Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:55 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: My Acorn arrived, Woo Hoo!
Replies: 4
Views: 134

Re: My Acorn arrived, Woo Hoo!

hello. yes since adding new features specific to Acorn in CNC12, the low level software running those features rely on built in Windows 10 capabilities. This is also true for the rest of the Centroid CNC controller line up (Oak, and Allin1DC based systems running CNC12) fyi...if you have a windows 7...
by cnckeith
Tue Aug 15, 2017 3:44 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Touch Screen Monitors
Replies: 22
Views: 934

Re: Touch Screen Monitors

I'm using a HP Business L4Q76A8#ABA 22" E220t TMNT Monitor and i just saw these on amazon as well. https://www.amazon.com/ViewSonic-TD2220-Dual-Point-Optical-Monitor/dp/B009F1IKFC/ref=sr_1_8?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1502826104&sr=1-8&keywords=touch+screen+lcd&refinements=p_n_feature_keywords_two_browse-bin%...
by cnckeith
Tue Aug 15, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: My Acorn arrived, Woo Hoo!
Replies: 4
Views: 134

Re: My Acorn arrived, Woo Hoo!

1) Is it dangerous to the board to connect it to a Win7 PC that is possibly below the minimum specs listed? It will be used for testing purposes with only simple linear moves to set the stepper drive & motor tuning. No complex moves whatsoever. << the CNC12 software is not compatible with windows 7,...
by cnckeith
Mon Aug 14, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Techno-Isel CPM 3020 router retrofit Limit, E-Stop & Stepper Wiring
Replies: 34
Views: 621

Re: Techno-Isel CPM 3020 router retrofit Limit, E-Stop & Stepper Wiring

hello. you certainly can use the dropping resistors to knock the 24 vdc down to 5vdc to power the drive logic . that is perfectly acceptable. however meanwell 5 vdc logic power supplies are inexpensive. and its nice to not have anything else connected to the 24 VDC logic power going to the Acorn boa...