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by adthelad
Sun Nov 19, 2023 1:10 am
Forum: Public Beta CNC Software Testing, Discussion and Feedback
Topic: Windows 10 IoT Enterprise LTSC 2021 Support
Replies: 5
Views: 2140

Re: Windows 10 IoT Enterprise LTSC 2021 Support

Thanks for all the replies, I didn't realise the UWP app requirements so that option is no longer possible.

I will take a closer look at what is possible in the group policy editor. If I can stop the user from making too many changes and running other programs I think this would do the job.
by adthelad
Fri Nov 17, 2023 2:53 pm
Forum: Public Beta CNC Software Testing, Discussion and Feedback
Topic: Windows 10 IoT Enterprise LTSC 2021 Support
Replies: 5
Views: 2140

Windows 10 IoT Enterprise LTSC 2021 Support

Hi, I am interested in using Windows 10 IoT Enterprise LTSC 2021 on a machine. This version of windows has long term support out to 2032 and can be configured to not run updates, and only allow a user to run a single program (CNC12). I want to use this version of Windows on a machine to avoid any po...
by adthelad
Fri Nov 03, 2023 8:23 am
Forum: Centroid Hickory CNC Controller
Topic: Hickory X Axis communication In fault with Leadshine EL8
Replies: 5
Views: 3144

Re: Hickory X Axis communication In fault with Leadshine EL8

Sorry to add more questions, would it please be possible to confirm that it is OK to use Parameter 64 with Hickory to create a paired axis over ethercat?
by adthelad
Wed Nov 01, 2023 9:07 pm
Forum: Centroid Hickory CNC Controller
Topic: Hickory X Axis communication In fault with Leadshine EL8
Replies: 5
Views: 3144

Re: Hickory X Axis communication In fault with Leadshine EL8

Got it, thank you. I am using the latest beta of 5.07 and it is working better, the drive communcation error has gone. I am able to complete step 8 now and jog the motors. It helps if you remember to switch on your 24V brake power supply... It saves a couple of hours of debugging :oops: One key diff...
by adthelad
Wed Nov 01, 2023 8:46 am
Forum: Centroid Hickory CNC Controller
Topic: Hickory X Axis communication In fault with Leadshine EL8
Replies: 5
Views: 3144

Re: Hickory X Axis communication In fault with Leadshine EL8

Just adding some more information: I attach a photo of the front panel of EL8 and inside the cabinet. I find the error codes hard to understand from the manual, but I thought it might be useful to see. I also attach screenshots of things I think may be useful from motionstudio. I also include below ...
by adthelad
Tue Oct 31, 2023 11:49 pm
Forum: Centroid Hickory CNC Controller
Topic: Hickory X Axis communication In fault with Leadshine EL8
Replies: 5
Views: 3144

Hickory X Axis communication In fault with Leadshine EL8

Hi, I am working through the setup instructions for Hickory and EL8. I believe I have followed the instructions accurately, but at step 7 I still have a remaining fault - X Axis Communication In Fault. According to the CNC12 manual, this error is related to parameters 300-307 as I first get a 949 Dr...
by adthelad
Tue Oct 17, 2023 5:15 pm
Forum: Public Beta CNC Software Testing, Discussion and Feedback
Topic: New App! The Free Centroid CNC PC Tuner has been released. v1.3.0 4-10-24
Replies: 18
Views: 25781

Re: New App! The Free Centroid CNC PC Tuner has been released.

Hi, I used this app today when setting up a fresh PC. Out of interest I compared this to TB309 and also worked through that document, checking if the proper settings had been applied. I noticed the following differences: Step 11 of TB309 - The windows messages were still enabled. Step 12 - User acco...
by adthelad
Mon Sep 11, 2023 1:22 pm
Forum: Centroid Hickory CNC Controller
Topic: The Hickory CNC controller is now available.
Replies: 33
Views: 27789

Re: The Hickory CNC controller is now available.

We have reached out to Leadshine and one of their engineers confirmed that EL8-EC can report absolute position when using external encoders. PA0.30 and PA0.38 should both be set to 1. I would recommend holding off until we set this up ourselves so we can confirm functionality and make a proper guid...
by adthelad
Tue Aug 29, 2023 6:23 pm
Forum: Centroid Hickory CNC Controller
Topic: The Hickory CNC controller is now available.
Replies: 33
Views: 27789

Re: The Hickory CNC controller is now available.

Thanks for the setup instructions Keith. I just had a careful read through of the EL8 instructions and I have some questions. When using linear scales on the axis, is this possible when providing the scale feedback directly to the EL8 drive? The instructions in the drive tuning section say that 'Set...
by adthelad
Wed Aug 23, 2023 7:25 pm
Forum: Centroid Hickory CNC Controller
Topic: The Hickory CNC controller is now available.
Replies: 33
Views: 27789

Re: The Hickory CNC controller is now available.

cnckeith wrote: Wed Aug 23, 2023 7:23 pm yep, tomorrow will have leadshine el7/el8 setup instructions and system schematics to follow
Beautiful, thank you! Can I ask what you figured out about the EL8 drive showing discontinuities in the error plot like it is losing position?