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by Gary Campbell
Thu Dec 03, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: ClearPath SDSK Motor Schematics Release 4
Replies: 13
Views: 226

Re: ClearPath SDSK Motor Schematics Release 4

There have been a couple posts regarding replacement harness's with links to Amazon to buy. I have purchased a couple batches of 10
by Gary Campbell
Sun Nov 29, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Tool Length Sensor
Replies: 32
Views: 384

Re: Tool Length Sensor

Swissi....
The OP is using a tool measure, not a probe
by Gary Campbell
Wed Nov 25, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Which Leadshine Driver can we select from the List in the Wizard
Replies: 3
Views: 85

Re: Which Leadshine Driver can we select from the List in the Wizard

In reality there is little or no difference, but those clone drives are closer to the DM series than the CS or ES drives. Just make sure all your other settings are correct once the drive type is selected
by Gary Campbell
Sun Nov 22, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Which Leadshine Driver can we select from the List in the Wizard
Replies: 3
Views: 85

Re: Which Leadshine Driver can we select from the List in the Wizard

Use the "DM Series"
Set Step pulse rate to 100K
Connect to the DB25 header
Do not connect to the "ENA" terminals
by Gary Campbell
Sun Nov 22, 2020 12:10 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Trouble Moving Steppers
Replies: 4
Views: 70

Re: Trouble Moving Steppers

Those stepper drives should be connected to the DB25 header and set no higher than 100k step pulse
by Gary Campbell
Sat Nov 14, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: ERROR CODE 9031 DRIVE FAULT
Replies: 4
Views: 68

Re: ERROR CODE 9031 DRIVE FAULT

Is there an input set as "DriveOk? (or one of the variations)
Do you have this input wired to a device to show a fault?
Which device?
IS it faulting?
Are you sure you have NO/NC set properly?
by Gary Campbell
Fri Nov 13, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: 5 Wire Unipolar Stepper Motors
Replies: 3
Views: 33

Re: 5 Wire Unipolar Stepper Motors

Connect your motors to stepper drives. The drives step and direction inputs connect to the Acorn
by Gary Campbell
Thu Nov 12, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Integrating Sunfar E550 with Acorn PLC
Replies: 22
Views: 291

Re: Integrating Sunfar E550 with Acorn PLC

Arthur...
No need to explain, as I am used to my advice not being followed. I offer the advice only because I have over a dozen operational machine with the exact config I listed
by Gary Campbell
Wed Nov 11, 2020 10:35 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Integrating Sunfar E550 with Acorn PLC
Replies: 22
Views: 291

Re: Integrating Sunfar E550 with Acorn PLC

Arthur... I would suggest the following: Use Teknic's wire for control & power to the ClearPath motors Install a properly rated EMI filter on the power (in) side of the VFD Install resistors on the control wires as per the Teknic Manual (possibly) install EMI filters on the power (in) side of th...
by Gary Campbell
Mon Nov 09, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Integrating Sunfar E550 with Acorn PLC
Replies: 22
Views: 291

Re: Integrating Sunfar E550 with Acorn PLC

Sunfar is one of the better chinese vfds and are easy to set up. Like Marty says, post the manual, specs of your spindle, and pics of your setup