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by cnckeith
Thu Jun 01, 2023 5:58 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Free(ish) computers to run CNCPC?
Replies: 7
Views: 79

Re: Free(ish) computers to run CNCPC?

thanks, nice gesture! .. but anyone would be better off going with a $120 PC like this. https://amzn.to/3qlwGdf (or similar unit) Lenovo Think Center M700 Tiny Desktop PC, Intel Quad Core I5-6400T 2.2GHz up to 2.8G, 16GB Memory,512GB SSD, WiFi, BT 4.0,HDMI,USB 3.0,DP Port,Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit https...
by cnckeith
Thu Jun 01, 2023 5:45 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Custom Input names and functions
Replies: 7
Views: 94

Re: Custom Input names and functions

thanks, i just wanted more details before i go off and do a big write up guessing at the goal that may not be applicable. as often i find that jumping to conclusions about editing the PLC program is completely unnecessary when you find out specifically what the user is trying to accomplish. :D i sti...
by cnckeith
Thu Jun 01, 2023 5:43 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: New Build King Rich KRV-3000 Knee Mill with GSK AC Servos DA98B driver
Replies: 43
Views: 411

Re: New Build King Rich KRV-3000 Knee Mill with GSK AC Servos DA98B driver

fyi...both the db25 and the screw terminal output step and direction at same time. the selection in the wizard is to get the direction set correctly since there is a cw/ccw flip between db25 and screw terminals. im sure chuck will give you some more advice, in meantime to help us help you better, pl...
by cnckeith
Thu Jun 01, 2023 5:37 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: acorn with an old shopbot
Replies: 53
Views: 2310

Re: acorn with an old shopbot

the reports shows you are using windows 7. this OS is not supported. use Windows 10 or 11 and follow the setup guide to configure Windows for CNC use. Also the PC being used as a CNCPC does not meet the minimum required PC specs review all the info on this page. https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_...
by cnckeith
Thu Jun 01, 2023 5:29 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: acorn with an old shopbot
Replies: 53
Views: 2310

Re: acorn with an old shopbot

report_60E85B9CEC25-1214226725_2023-06-01_14-45-46.zipOk here is the latest report. Most everything works other than the homing and Z zeroing. luke, hello. need more description on what you mean by homing and z zeroing doesn't work. make a video of the issue so we can see what you are doing. -keith
by cnckeith
Thu Jun 01, 2023 5:26 pm
Forum: Acorn CNC Tech Tips Knowledge Base, Look Here! before posting
Topic: Tuning and Calibrating Spindle Speed with a VFD (inverter)
Replies: 20
Views: 17394

Re: Tuning and Calibrating Spindle Speed with a VFD (inverter)

Thank You Uwe I'm heading to the shop at about an hour and should have better information when I return. Regards, Steve Steve, hello. we re tested with your report.zip here on our end and could not find any issues with CNC12/plc/wizard . a review in general for VCP spindle operations... When enteri...
by cnckeith
Wed May 31, 2023 8:27 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Custom Input names and functions
Replies: 7
Views: 94

Re: Custom Input names and functions

kman1967 wrote: Wed May 31, 2023 8:20 pm Turn on an input when a vision system detects something wrong with an operation
and what would you like CNC12 to do when that input closes?

and if i knew more about the system/machine..would be really helpful.
http://centroidcncforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=60&t=1043
by cnckeith
Wed May 31, 2023 6:54 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Custom Input names and functions
Replies: 7
Views: 94

Re: Custom Input names and functions

kman1967 wrote: Wed May 31, 2023 3:49 pm Right now I would just like to add custom names.
ok, please give an example