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by cnckeith
Thu Jan 27, 2022 1:58 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Exceeding travel
Replies: 46
Views: 6830

Re: Exceeding travel

i would start by remeasuring the actual mechanical travel of the machine..... to do this. set Z travel limits to zero. reboot. home the machine. now while still at machine home position (not WCS 0.0000) press <Alt D> to switch the DRO into machine coordinates, it should read x0.000,z0.000 now jog th...
by cnckeith
Thu Jan 27, 2022 1:27 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Exceeding travel
Replies: 46
Views: 6830

Re: Exceeding travel

At this point I would resummarize the issue you have with fresh information
by cnckeith
Wed Jan 26, 2022 6:47 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Stepper Motor Rattling at High Speeds
Replies: 4
Views: 89

Re: Stepper Motor Rattling at High Speeds

rk9268vc wrote: Wed Jan 26, 2022 4:18 pm if it is a stepper motor, make sure your A+ A- B+ B- are wired correctly. dont just go off of color code because it is often wrong
this sounds a lot to me like the phases arent working correctly
i concur! see. for more info. https://www.geckodrive.com/support/step ... asics.html
by cnckeith
Wed Jan 26, 2022 6:46 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: "6" board real?
Replies: 4
Views: 83

Re: "6" board real?

if you hardware pair the gantry that free's up the 4th axis for cnc rotary duties. several ways to do this. one way. https://centroidcncforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=60&t=6761 related info. https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_diy/downloads/acorn_documentation/paired_axes_acorn_user_guide.pdf AcornS...
by cnckeith
Wed Jan 26, 2022 4:49 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Rigid tapping Setup
Replies: 4
Views: 62

Re: Rigid tapping Setup

thanks!! looking forward to it. ;)
by cnckeith
Wed Jan 26, 2022 3:59 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Rigid tapping Setup
Replies: 4
Views: 62

Re: Rigid tapping Setup

Uwe,
Hello. nice work as usual! thanks for sharing.
would be great to pan the camera over to the Acorn CNC12 screen during these demos to prove that its an Acorn that is running the show:-))
by cnckeith
Wed Jan 26, 2022 3:14 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Running CNC12 on my work computer
Replies: 1
Views: 33

Re: Running CNC12 on my work computer

currently there is no polished Acorn CNC12 emulator. to run Acorn CNC12 it must be connected to an Acorn board. there is a "Demo" version of CNC12 for Oak/Allin1DC that is a bit crude but will graph and run jobs but has limitations since its not connected to the CNC control board. you can ...
by cnckeith
Tue Jan 25, 2022 2:12 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Stepper Motor Rattling at High Speeds
Replies: 4
Views: 89

Re: Stepper Motor Rattling at High Speeds

hi, how do you know that the motor is going 500 rpm?
by cnckeith
Tue Jan 25, 2022 1:37 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade
Topic: Bridgeport Boss CNC Knee Mill, original condition, like new.
Replies: 9
Views: 2816

Re: Bridgeport Boss CNC Knee Mill, original condition, like new.

Hi i just took a deposit on the machine.
by cnckeith
Tue Jan 25, 2022 4:14 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Simple question…
Replies: 4
Views: 138

Re: Simple question…

hello. do you have a mill, lathe or router?
i'll assume a mill.
using MDI

G43H1

will activate height offset value for tool 1
it is modal, then every move will be using that offset until you change it (which can also be done in the part setup menu)