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by spikee
Wed Jul 10, 2024 7:44 am
Forum: Centroid Hickory EtherCAT CNC Controller
Topic: Kitamura Mycenter Zero - DELTA Ethercat Retrofit
Replies: 21
Views: 6961

Re: Kitamura Mycenter Zero - DELTA Ethercat Retrofit

Another big step completed. Got the z-axis servo mounted (finally).
Going to test it soon...
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by spikee
Thu Jun 20, 2024 9:39 am
Forum: Centroid Hickory EtherCAT CNC Controller
Topic: Hickory max encoder input speed
Replies: 4
Views: 813

Re: Hickory max encoder input speed

Thank you for the feedback. I will keep it in mind :)
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by spikee
Fri Jun 14, 2024 2:23 pm
Forum: Centroid Hickory EtherCAT CNC Controller
Topic: Hickory max encoder input speed
Replies: 4
Views: 813

Re: Hickory max encoder input speed

Hi, unless i missed something the hickory does not support serial protocol encoders?

I will have a think about what kind of resolution i want for the encoders and if that fits the 1.2mhz limit.
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by spikee
Fri Jun 14, 2024 2:21 pm
Forum: Centroid Hickory EtherCAT CNC Controller
Topic: Delta C2000 / MS300 Ethercat implementation
Replies: 2
Views: 676

Re: Delta C2000 / MS300 Ethercat implementation

Thanks for that, could you give perhaps indicate a rough timeline of how long it would take?
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by spikee
Fri Jun 14, 2024 2:19 pm
Forum: Success Stories
Topic: Centroid OAK with C Axis Contouring
Replies: 6
Views: 1350

Re: Centroid OAK with C Axis Contouring

cnckeith wrote: Fri Jun 14, 2024 12:50 pm wow! thanks for posting. impressive machine and installation. nice work!
do you have any video of it running a job? would love to see it in action.
This
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by spikee
Wed Jun 12, 2024 9:23 am
Forum: Centroid Hickory EtherCAT CNC Controller
Topic: Delta C2000 / MS300 Ethercat implementation
Replies: 2
Views: 676

Delta C2000 / MS300 Ethercat implementation

I know centroid has ordered an ethercat card for the Delta C2000 and MS300 VFD's to allow it to be hooked up to ethercat and eliminate all those pesky wires. Could you let us fine folks know how that is progressing?

I hope to be able to test it on my delta C2000 in about 2 weeks. Thanks
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by spikee
Wed Jun 12, 2024 9:21 am
Forum: Centroid Hickory EtherCAT CNC Controller
Topic: Hickory max encoder input speed
Replies: 4
Views: 813

Hickory max encoder input speed

Hi, I was just thinking about adding scales to the hickory... cause why not :mrgreen: One thing I noticed in the Manual is that the Hickory supports up to 1.2MHz input speed on the encoder input. Which is not bad, but considering if you rapid at 50-60m/min , that limits your resolution of the scales...
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by spikee
Wed Jun 12, 2024 8:43 am
Forum: Public Beta CNC Software Testing, Discussion and Feedback
Topic: General Centroid processing speed & accuracy question
Replies: 11
Views: 1797

Re: General Centroid processing speed & accuracy question

I'n my humble opinion, for such high demands, ethercat is probably better :D
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by spikee
Mon Jun 10, 2024 9:16 am
Forum: Centroid Hickory EtherCAT CNC Controller
Topic: Kitamura Mycenter Zero - DELTA Ethercat Retrofit
Replies: 21
Views: 6961

Re: Kitamura Mycenter Zero - DELTA Ethercat Retrofit

Small update. The fanuc Z-axis has been removed. Now I'm waiting on a new coupler for the delta B3 motor -> kitamura Z axis ballscrew. It differed from the ones on X and Y. In the meantime I have bought a Celtic 14 lathe. so I need to re-organize the garage a bit so it has a place to part :mrgreen:
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by spikee
Thu Jun 06, 2024 1:30 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: CHIPS (CNC12 Highly Intuitive Probing System). The must have Add-On for CNC12
Replies: 27
Views: 3117

Re: CHIPS (CNC12 Highly Intuitive Probing System). The must have Add-On for CNC12

Those are about 3k , i'm planning to spend about 10% of that haha
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