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by cnckeith
Tue Jan 18, 2022 7:34 pm
Forum: Success Stories
Topic: Not my first 3D carving...
Replies: 53
Views: 12468

Re: Not my first 3D carving...

right on! love it.
by cnckeith
Tue Jan 18, 2022 7:31 pm
Forum: Success Stories
Topic: Day 11 and it runs....
Replies: 14
Views: 4761

Re: Day 11 and it runs....

nice upgrades thanks for sharing. to make a threadmilling finish pass.. simply create another tool number with same length as the threadmill tool but with a larger diameter than what the tool actually is. then in intercon use this 'new' tool for the first pass, the larger diameter setting for the to...
by cnckeith
Tue Jan 18, 2022 6:33 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Ball screw ratio
Replies: 4
Views: 21

Re: Ball screw ratio

tblough wrote: Tue Jan 18, 2022 6:28 pm Or just divide the metric pitch by 25.4 and then take the reciprocal (the unused 1/x key on your calculator).

        1          = 5.08
5mm / 25.4
mind blown! :D :shock: :!:
by cnckeith
Tue Jan 18, 2022 6:27 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Show me your Custom VCP's!
Replies: 47
Views: 18000

Re: Show me your Custom VCP's!

How about just a static VCP display tool? For example, when someone posts their report here and asks "why does my xxx key not do yyy?", it would be helpful to be able to just open up their VCP on the screen and see what keys are where, what they look like, and (ideally) have the action nu...
by cnckeith
Tue Jan 18, 2022 6:20 pm
Forum: Acorn CNC Tech Tips Knowledge Base, Look Here! before posting
Topic: Axis Calibration
Replies: 1
Views: 2948

Re: Axis Calibration



a trick to use CNC12 to convert a metric ballscrew pitch into a inch value.

related reading.
https://centroidcncforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=63&t=1801

https://centroidcncforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=63&t=5731
by cnckeith
Tue Jan 18, 2022 6:10 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Ball screw ratio
Replies: 4
Views: 21

Re: Ball screw ratio



a trick to use CNC12 to convert a metric ballscrew pitch into a inch value.

related reading.
https://centroidcncforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=63&t=1801

https://centroidcncforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=63&t=5731
by cnckeith
Tue Jan 18, 2022 5:35 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Ball screw ratio
Replies: 4
Views: 21

Re: Ball screw ratio

a direct drive (motor to screw connection) with a 5 mm pitch ballscrew = 5.08 turns per inch
by cnckeith
Tue Jan 18, 2022 5:08 pm
Forum: Acorn CNC Knowledge Base Videos
Topic: Trick with Single Block mode to find out what Macro is being used for a particular VCP button.
Replies: 0
Views: 6

Trick with Single Block mode to find out what Macro is being used for a particular VCP button.

https://youtu.be/eO0MXYYXMp4 Trick with Single Block mode to find out what Macro is being used for a particular VCP button. Related resources. VCP customization https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_diy/downloads/centroid_vcp_users_manual.pdf Macro programming https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_diy...
by cnckeith
Tue Jan 18, 2022 5:07 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Go to X0, Y0, Z0, macro
Replies: 18
Views: 1441

Re: Go to X0, Y0, Z0, macro

https://youtu.be/eO0MXYYXMp4 Trick with Single Block mode to find out what Macro is being used for a particular VCP button. Related resources. VCP customization https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_diy/downloads/centroid_vcp_users_manual.pdf Macro programming https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_diy...