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by Gary Campbell
Wed Oct 20, 2021 11:56 am
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade
Topic: Steel Control Boxes
Replies: 2
Views: 407

Re: Steel Control Boxes

24 by 16 by 8 is sold
by Gary Campbell
Sun Oct 17, 2021 3:00 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Probe for Shopbot
Replies: 1
Views: 197

Re: Probe for Shopbot

If I remember correctly from a previous thread, that probe is 5v and wasn't able to sink the current required to work properly with Acorn's inputs.
by Gary Campbell
Sat Oct 16, 2021 12:05 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: 2 Acorn Boards, one WMPG
Replies: 3
Views: 234

Re: 2 Acorn Boards, one WMPG

1) Have you found a source to purchase a stand alone receiver?

2) Can you find another receiver with the same code number?

My guess is that if both above are yes, it would work.
by Gary Campbell
Sat Oct 16, 2021 12:01 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Is Windows 10 Home Edition OK
Replies: 1
Views: 221

Re: Is Windows 10 Home Edition OK

Home is OK, but may not have all the "switch off" settings that pro does
by Gary Campbell
Thu Oct 14, 2021 5:15 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Safety door input behavior
Replies: 14
Views: 470

Re: Safety door input behavior

No explanation required, yes or no will work just fine
by Gary Campbell
Wed Oct 13, 2021 8:55 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Safety door input behavior
Replies: 14
Views: 470

Re: Safety door input behavior

A couple questions...
1) Do you have your door and it's inputs working?
2) Have you setup your door input and used all of the existing input safety designations to see if one works the way you wish?
by Gary Campbell
Wed Oct 13, 2021 10:00 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Acorn 4 Power supply
Replies: 2
Views: 114

Re: Acorn 4 Power supply

You will need a separate and adequately sized power supply to provide current to your stepper drivers.
by Gary Campbell
Sun Oct 10, 2021 1:06 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Using NC files that were posted for Mach3- same Mill
Replies: 5
Views: 113

Re: Using NC files that were posted for Mach3- same Mill

Do yourself a favor and save a bunch of headaches...... Find a CAD/CAM package that has a Centroid Post processor. You will be dollars ahead.
by Gary Campbell
Sat Oct 09, 2021 8:26 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Switch spindle to c axis 360 degre
Replies: 5
Views: 215

Re: Switch spindle to c axis 360 degre

It won't work with a ClearPath motor. You have to choose between step and direction (position) with the "SD" series or rotation via speed control (velocity) with the MV series. This is the way it is with most any motor. Some have had varying degrees of success using DYN servos, but was not...
by Gary Campbell
Wed Oct 06, 2021 3:32 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Indexer pre-defined position hard switches
Replies: 3
Views: 114

Re: Indexer pre-defined position hard switches

What can't you use one sensor to home and then rotate to 90, 180 and 270? Seems a lot easier than trying to locate sensors as exact as you appear to need them.