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by occustoms
Mon Feb 01, 2021 1:28 pm
Forum: Centroid Oak, Allin1DC, MPU11 and Legacy products
Topic: My Centroid Conversion (Fadal VMC4020)
Replies: 8
Views: 307

Re: My Centroid Conversion

slodat wrote: Sun Jan 31, 2021 3:57 pm What is the keyboard you are using? Link?

Looking good!
ebay.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Terminal-keybo ... SwDiBZG-LJ
by occustoms
Mon Feb 01, 2021 1:27 pm
Forum: Centroid Oak, Allin1DC, MPU11 and Legacy products
Topic: My Centroid Conversion (Fadal VMC4020)
Replies: 8
Views: 307

Re: My Centroid Conversion (Fadal VMC4020)

You will need a good distribution point for the 5VDC and 0VDC (COM) that you will be using for all of the input switches and sensors, Its going to the right of the centroid controller on the wall, havent installed them yet. Originally you can see i had them bellow the 110v, but im moving them far a...
by occustoms
Mon Feb 01, 2021 1:26 pm
Forum: Centroid Oak, Allin1DC, MPU11 and Legacy products
Topic: My Centroid Conversion (Fadal VMC4020)
Replies: 8
Views: 307

Re: My Centroid Conversion

martyscncgarage wrote: Sat Jan 30, 2021 9:28 pm Looking good. Are you keeping a notepad by the cabinet to take wiring notes along the way?

Marty
Im writing it on the wiring diagram i printed out at 24x36
by occustoms
Fri Jan 29, 2021 4:43 pm
Forum: Centroid Oak, Allin1DC, MPU11 and Legacy products
Topic: My Centroid Conversion (Fadal VMC4020)
Replies: 8
Views: 307

Re: My Centroid Conversion

Here is a lil update on first cabinet layout. Wiring isnt done yet. But you get the general idea.
by occustoms
Thu Jan 21, 2021 10:31 pm
Forum: Centroid Oak, Allin1DC, MPU11 and Legacy products
Topic: My Centroid Conversion (Fadal VMC4020)
Replies: 8
Views: 307

My Centroid Conversion (Fadal VMC4020)

Well i figured i would just start a post on this to keep all the pictures of the process. So here is the begining of the conversion process. Newest part update is the pendant i changed , again lol. Yes it is touchscreen too. Making the jog panel layout very similar to fadal factory style. More pics ...
by occustoms
Wed Jan 06, 2021 2:02 am
Forum: Centroid Oak, Allin1DC, MPU11 and Legacy products
Topic: losing analog signal GS2 (Resolved)
Replies: 6
Views: 305

Re: losing analog signal GS2

i would suggest posting up a wiring diagram of how you have it wire to the vfd, just to start clearly.
by occustoms
Sun Jan 03, 2021 8:07 pm
Forum: Centroid Oak, Allin1DC, MPU11 and Legacy products
Topic: Geneva umbrella wiring
Replies: 16
Views: 683

Re: Geneva umbrella wiring

martyscncgarage wrote: Sun Jan 03, 2021 7:06 pm If you want to use a "Stock" Centroid Umbrella Program, then you need to use what it requires.
Marc Leonard (cncsnw) can be retained to help you with the PLC mods. He is reasonable, knows the PLC well and is worth every penny.

Marty
Yes ill will be using him.
by occustoms
Sun Jan 03, 2021 8:06 pm
Forum: Centroid Oak, Allin1DC, MPU11 and Legacy products
Topic: Rapids
Replies: 4
Views: 217

Re: Rapids

No. If you want to slow down all your rapids, you can go to Machine Configuration -> Jog Parameters table and reduce the numbers in the Max Rate column. was wanting to use a knob with inputs. As i already machined the plate for it lol. Anyway of making a custom macro and implementing that into the ...
by occustoms
Sun Jan 03, 2021 5:53 pm
Forum: Centroid Oak, Allin1DC, MPU11 and Legacy products
Topic: Geneva umbrella wiring
Replies: 16
Views: 683

Re: Geneva umbrella wiring

Well im blind it does have orient spindle sensor. Still need to know about clamped and unclamped sensor being needed? Even the old FADAL control should have needed to know when each tool change function was completed. They are steps in the cycle that have to occur before the next step, or its possi...
by occustoms
Sun Jan 03, 2021 5:50 pm
Forum: Centroid Oak, Allin1DC, MPU11 and Legacy products
Topic: Geneva umbrella wiring
Replies: 16
Views: 683

Re: Geneva umbrella wiring

In general, Fadal machines were decidedly short on switches and sensors (witness the usual lack of axis overtravel limit switches). However the VMC6030 I recently retrofitted did have a tool-unclamped (drawbar-open) sensor. It did not have a complementary tool-clamped sensor. Also, the orient posit...