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by martyscncgarage
Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Acorn & PC Division of Tasks
Replies: 24
Views: 307

Re: Acorn & PC Division of Tasks

Interesting analogy, thank you! Boy Mike, you sure analyzed this one! It was an interesting read for sure. I enjoyed reading the dialogue. Why don't you buy one and set it up and give it a go? The rest of us are building and refitting machines while you are thinking this through..... Let's see, I a...
by martyscncgarage
Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Arcade joystick as pendant
Replies: 39
Views: 595

Re: Arcade joystick as pendant

I have a logitech dual action game pad I wonder if their profiler will work on acorn any thoughts? Is it a USB Game pad? If so, might as well load the program listed at the very beginning of this thread and see if it responds. All you are doing is turning the gamepad into a keyboard emulator. You p...
by martyscncgarage
Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: 325 Limit Error?
Replies: 14
Views: 105

Re: 325 Limit Error?

I've started to get error 325 when I run a small program but only when the spindle is running. Sure sounds like an unterminated input picking up noise. Yet I don't see any as I view inputs from Wizard. The manual says 325 is a "limit error". What limit is this? Thanks in advance, Rick Is this the e...
by martyscncgarage
Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: HERCUS Mill Retrofit
Replies: 40
Views: 433

Re: HERCUS Mill Retrofit

Yes correct. Machine is now moving fine. It has not displayed an encoder error the last few times I have powered it up. If u look in the logs I posted it has it there error 455 I think. Not sure what caused that. I did probe the power supply as the first time it happened was when I used the new pow...
by martyscncgarage
Thu Jan 11, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: A VERY Annoying "Feature" of This Forum...
Replies: 10
Views: 121

Re: A VERY Annoying "Feature" of This Forum...

ScotY wrote:
Thu Jan 11, 2018 6:13 pm
I have remember me checked and 99% of the time, I’m always logged in. Every once in a while, however, it will log me out.
Hmm. I use Google Chrome. No such issue with me at all....

You and Ray should say which browsers you use....
by martyscncgarage
Thu Jan 11, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: New Build: Phoenix 4'x4' CNC Router
Replies: 7
Views: 169

Re: New Build: Phoenix 4'x4' CNC Router

Update: Today I assembled the computer to the back of the monitor Built the switch housing for the remote ON/OFF Switch and the Estop button I wired all the AC circuits on the back panel I test fired the backpanel, checked power to Acorn Fired up the CNC PC, ran the Wizard and configured output 3 fo...
by martyscncgarage
Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Arcade joystick as pendant
Replies: 39
Views: 595

Re: Arcade joystick as pendant

I have a friend with a commercial laser engraver. He made this heavy duty decal for me. He's willing to make more at $7.50ea mailed in the US. Sans the "Marty's CNC Garage" They work on the simple gamepad you can buy on Amazon, I think they are two for about $15 Its very basic but serves most of the...
by martyscncgarage
Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: A VERY Annoying "Feature" of This Forum...
Replies: 10
Views: 121

Re: A VERY Annoying "Feature" of This Forum...

Am I the only one that finds this forums behavior annoying? My login times out VERY quickly - far, FAR faster than any forum I've EVER belonged to. And when it does, I have to first refresh the page, so I have a login link to click, then login, then go back DOWN to the Acorn forum, as the login scr...
by martyscncgarage
Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Touch Screen Monitors
Replies: 22
Views: 901

Re: Touch Screen Monitors

What's everyone's opinion on ELO Monitors? https://i.imgur.com/1LKYcfe.jpg I might have a source on some Elo 21.5" E497002 Pro-Cap 10-Point Touch displays on-par or better than ASUS VT207 pricing. Elo is known for their industrail grade monitors. They've been doing touch for years..... If you can g...
by martyscncgarage
Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Touch Screen Monitors
Replies: 22
Views: 901

Re: Touch Screen Monitors

On ebay, Planar monitor from the FB page https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fitm%2FPlanar-PCT2235-Black-22-Frameless-Projected-Capacitive-Touchscreen-Monitor-10-p%2F381679130252%3Fepid%3D2254409922%26hash%3Ditem58ddd9568c%253Ag%253AKXQAAOSwrFJZ0P6J&h=ATOvglA_I3Y4aVxeoO6AyxYU...