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by cnckeith
Wed Oct 05, 2022 3:21 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Z axis not consistent (missing steps?)
Replies: 6
Views: 73

Re: Z axis not consistent (missing steps?)

thanks for the photos.
i would start looking for mechanical issues. loose z axis motor belt drive pulleys? no keyway? loose keyway?
something is loose and slipping etc.
by cnckeith
Wed Oct 05, 2022 3:16 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Wireless MPG Problems
Replies: 34
Views: 8856

Re: Wireless MPG Problems

i've used the wireless mpg now for years and have never seen this issue, would love to see this in action.
issues that i've run across were: antenna too close, low battery, USB ports going to sleep on laptops, Windows Net framework not using latest version.
by cnckeith
Wed Oct 05, 2022 3:09 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Probing gets interrupted sometimes
Replies: 10
Views: 78

Re: Probing gets interrupted sometimes

as pointed out the error log shows there is a complete failure of the communications between Windows and Acorn. see this post....How to solve com errors. https://centroidcncforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=61&t=1451 a snippet from the error log in the report posted. (4) 10-04-2022 21:29:58 946 PC resen...
by cnckeith
Tue Oct 04, 2022 2:53 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Be sure to read the feature lists! Found a nice surprise feature...
Replies: 1
Views: 80

Re: Be sure to read the feature lists! Found a nice surprise feature...

Thanks....nice to hear someone posting about a feature they like.. i love the wheel controlling spindle speed and feedrate override! on Acorn plasma it also controls Target Voltage override!
by cnckeith
Tue Oct 04, 2022 2:51 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Z axis not consistent (missing steps?)
Replies: 6
Views: 73

Re: Z axis not consistent (missing steps?)

and upgrade to v4.80.. report shows v4.50 on the system. which is 3 years old. update to latest v4.80 so we are all using the same software and can help you. update instructions and free download of v4.80 is here.
https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... loads.html
by cnckeith
Tue Oct 04, 2022 2:49 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Z axis not consistent (missing steps?)
Replies: 6
Views: 73

Re: Z axis not consistent (missing steps?)

photos of Z axis please.. make google photo album and post link to that album here.
photos of electrical cabinet showing wiring and make model of axis motor drives etc.
by cnckeith
Mon Oct 03, 2022 9:26 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Hardinge Accuslide Gang Tool Lathe Acorn Conversion
Replies: 51
Views: 14828

Re: Hardinge Accuslide Gang Tool Lathe Acorn Conversion

sweet! send me the high res original photos and i'll put them on the Centroid website!
by cnckeith
Mon Oct 03, 2022 9:24 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Gerber AR600 Retrofit
Replies: 69
Views: 6872

Re: Gerber AR600 Retrofit

That does not look like a genuine HY VFD. In my opinion, that VFD is far too close to the other components. Remote mount the VFD and consider a better quality VFD Is there a VFD you recommend? I have a 4kw spindle. my favorite is Hitachi WJ200..its bullet proof! and automation direct GS series are ...
by cnckeith
Mon Oct 03, 2022 9:20 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Take II - Z-axis gone too far!!
Replies: 5
Views: 65

Re: Take II - Z-axis gone too far!!

1.) the g code program posted says in the Header. "CNC code generated by Intercon v4.09 Dev Test, Rev 7" this is beta software. please update to the latest release version asap. 2.) the report shows version CNC12 v4.62 (this is two years old), please update to v4.80 so we all are using the...
by cnckeith
Mon Oct 03, 2022 5:38 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Lathe tool probe
Replies: 8
Views: 85

Re: Lathe tool probe