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by Dbur525
Sun Nov 15, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Drive Fault
Replies: 20
Views: 554

Re: Drive Fault

Hi Marty Yes, the controller box for my lathe contains the acorn board and small DMM servos , drive the axis's I had an encoder mounted to the back of the lathe spindle tube, which i know is not the correct way of doing it, but it was quick and easy, and i wanted to get up and running threads asap. ...
by Dbur525
Sat Nov 14, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Drive Fault
Replies: 20
Views: 554

Re: Drive Fault

Yes, the ball screw is okay no binding I would love to have the 3 phase motor and VFD But im worried i wont be able to get it all hooked up correctly and working with the acorn board, on my own, so i dont want to box myself into a corner, that leaves me with a non running machine In fact i have a 10...
by Dbur525
Sat Nov 14, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Drive Fault
Replies: 20
Views: 554

Re: Drive Fault

HI Marty yes well noted, I pulled the Z motor and it runs fine in the clockwise direction, but when i reverse the direction counter clockwise which would raise my Z axis, the motor does turn but when I grab hold of the shaft with my fingers i can stop the motor from turning and produce the drive fau...
by Dbur525
Fri Nov 13, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Drive Fault
Replies: 20
Views: 554

Re: Drive Fault

HI Marty yes i will do that, by hand i turned ball screw to raise the mill head, but very hard to get into the tight spot i can only use my finger tips to hold onto the shaft coupling, but i raised it about 2 inches by hand , so i could get the drill bit out of spindle. i have a feeling i damaged th...
by Dbur525
Fri Nov 13, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Drive Fault
Replies: 20
Views: 554

Re: Drive Fault

i used cnc12 control screen to command the spindle and it worked perfectly clockwise and counter clockwise
by Dbur525
Fri Nov 13, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Drive Fault
Replies: 20
Views: 554

Re: Drive Fault

hi Marty Ok, i powered down everything, restarted the controller, opened up cnc12, pressed the reset button. I checked across the estop contactor red wires 220 volts was there. then using the cnc12 screen buttons i jogged X and Y they moved perfectly! next i jogged Z down in minus direction and it m...
by Dbur525
Fri Nov 13, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Drive Fault
Replies: 20
Views: 554

Re: Drive Fault

Hi Marty yes I think you are right about pushing machine to hard, im kickin myself right now. I should of circle milled the holes. My questions are could i have damaged the acorn board? heartbeat is good all led lites are lit Could I have damaged the drive? or the servo motor? those 750 watt motors ...
by Dbur525
Fri Nov 13, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Drive Fault
Replies: 20
Views: 554

Re: Drive Fault

just some pics of my controller Box
by Dbur525
Fri Nov 13, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Drive Fault
Replies: 20
Views: 554

Re: Drive Fault

Hi Marty I just checked all the fuses, they are all good. Yes Im running the spindle using DYN4 driver with DMM AC servo 1.0 in fact all my drives are DYN4 The Z axis drive has power i have 120 volts to LI and 120 volts to L2 Note: when i open cnc12 press reset that pulls in relay but when i press c...
by Dbur525
Fri Nov 13, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Drive Fault
Replies: 20
Views: 554

Drive Fault

hi All I have a G0704 mill running Dmm 750 watt servos for XYZ and a Dmm 1.0 servo as a spindle motor. my controller is 220 volts running acorn 4.18 I have limit switches for all axis. My procedure when i power up the controller it to then open cnc12, press reset which pulls in the relay, you can he...