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by wesgyver
Tue Apr 02, 2024 8:36 pm
Forum: Acorn CNC Plasma
Topic: Please help! I fried my THC!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 238

Re: Please help! I fried my THC!!!

I got out to the shop to do some measuring. I brought along an oscilloscope to see what the output of the CNC port on the plasma cutter puts out. I had already measured this with a voltmeter and saw that it maxed at about 3.7 volts What I was not sure of is if there were voltage spikes that were not...
by wesgyver
Fri Mar 29, 2024 11:31 pm
Forum: Acorn CNC Plasma
Topic: Please help! I fried my THC!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 238

Re: Please help! I fried my THC!!!

Attached is a report I took today.
by wesgyver
Thu Mar 28, 2024 11:13 pm
Forum: Acorn CNC Plasma
Topic: Please help! I fried my THC!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 238

Re: Please help! I fried my THC!!!

Thanks for your response Joey, In my emotional state after seeing the smoke... I didn't read the "Please Read Before posting questions" section. Sorry about that. I will run a report and get a few of those answers for you tomorrow hopefully. I am building this with a friend and the machine...
by wesgyver
Thu Mar 28, 2024 7:20 pm
Forum: Acorn CNC Plasma
Topic: Please help! I fried my THC!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 238

Please help! I fried my THC!!!

Today I finally got to firing my Plasma cutter as per the instructions on page 35 of the Acorn CNC Plasma Installation manual. Unfortunately it fried my THC! :cry: I don't know what to do next as I feel like I have everything set up as it should be. Obviously somewhere something is wrong! My Setup: ...
by wesgyver
Tue Jul 25, 2023 6:07 pm
Forum: Acorn CNC Plasma
Topic: New Retrofit setup with "other" Plasma cutter
Replies: 6
Views: 6243

Re: New Retrofit setup with "other" Plasma cutter

Thanks for your help!
by wesgyver
Tue Jul 25, 2023 3:55 pm
Forum: Acorn CNC Plasma
Topic: New Retrofit setup with "other" Plasma cutter
Replies: 6
Views: 6243

Re: New Retrofit setup with "other" Plasma cutter

Thanks for the replies! The acorn supports step direction to the motor drives . DC control not supported . You need to change to step direction drive there are manuals on this site with many wire diagrams . I may be misunderstanding something, but this is a step direction drive is it not? I just pas...
by wesgyver
Mon Jul 24, 2023 11:02 pm
Forum: Acorn CNC Plasma
Topic: New Retrofit setup with "other" Plasma cutter
Replies: 6
Views: 6243

New Retrofit setup with "other" Plasma cutter

I'm looking at purchasing an Acorn CNC Control kit and a Centroid Acorn Torch Height Controller (THC) kit. Before doing so, I'd like to make sure this will actually work with the equipment I currently have. I have an old CNC machine that has been retrofitted with the following: Stepper motors - Auto...