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by cnckeith
Tue May 11, 2021 2:55 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Door safety switch
Replies: 7
Views: 185

Re: Door safety switch

a consolidated Acorn Door Safety Switch write up has been posted in the "All Acorn Documentation" thread.
viewtopic.php?f=60&t=3397
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by cnckeith
Tue May 11, 2021 1:48 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Door safety switch
Replies: 7
Views: 185

Re: Door safety switch

great, please post a fresh report.zip file so we can 'see' your machine tool settings and then we can help out.
by cnckeith
Mon May 10, 2021 5:39 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Door safety switch
Replies: 7
Views: 185

Re: Door safety switch

i think you are trying to install a simple door switch so here is how... Acorn CNC Door Safety Interlock functionality. Included with free with all Acorn CNC software are pre-programmed safety inputs and CNC machine tool logic. These safety functions available in the Acorn Wizard are provided as a c...
by cnckeith
Mon May 10, 2021 5:10 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Door safety switch
Replies: 7
Views: 185

Re: Door safety switch

schematics for two common door safety switch setups have been attached to the post above. :D

one is for a simple door open switch the other is for a locking door safety switch.
by cnckeith
Mon May 10, 2021 12:45 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Door safety switch
Replies: 7
Views: 185

Re: Door safety switch

please post a fresh report.zip so we can see your settings. thanks, the wizard screen shot you posted is missing the input for SafetyDoorSwitch closed. ( "SafetyDoorLockConfirmed" is a lock confirmation switch provided by the switch to confirm that the door lock is actually locked for use ...
by cnckeith
Sat May 08, 2021 10:21 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Ghost in the machine (resolved, loose couplers)
Replies: 38
Views: 875

Re: Ghost in the machine

something is loose
by cnckeith
Sat May 08, 2021 10:15 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Jog button in VCP sticks on
Replies: 81
Views: 2097

Re: Jog button in VCP sticks on

steve, post a photo of the cable you are using, it needs to be a Shielded cable. gold plated or not. :-))
by cnckeith
Fri May 07, 2021 3:48 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: CNC12 lathe demo?
Replies: 4
Views: 104

Re: CNC12 lathe demo?

currently the CNC12 mill and lathe emulator is only available in the CNC12 installer for Oak and ALlin1DC cnc control boards. you CAN install that on your DESKTOP pc (not the cncpc that you are running Acorn with) and you can share Intercon programs with Acorn CNC12. in the next release of cnc12 we ...
by cnckeith
Fri May 07, 2021 1:39 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Ghost in the machine (resolved, loose couplers)
Replies: 38
Views: 875

Re: Ghost in the machine

i don't see anything wrong with your configuration that would cause this...
go back and look at the machine itself, my guess is slip or drag.
by cnckeith
Thu May 06, 2021 1:09 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Any good videos explaining how to use Centroid CAD for lathe
Replies: 2
Views: 117

Re: Any good videos explaining how to use Centroid CAD for lathe

In the "Acorn CNC knowledge base" forum..

Centroid Lathe Intercon programming.
viewtopic.php?f=61&t=1454

and Lathe Tool setup.
viewtopic.php?f=61&t=1756&p=11479&hilit=lathe#p11479