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by knastenrad
Thu Dec 31, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Acorn mill different machine setup vertical / horisontal
Replies: 6
Views: 197

Re: Acorn mill different machine setup vertical / horisontal

thx for the tips guys :) AS mentioned in the topic Swissi linked to , that was my initial idea. different folders with modified shortcuts pointing to the different folders. But if Swissi confirms it does not work i won't waste time on testing it As always , great work Swissi , will look into that so...
by knastenrad
Thu Dec 31, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Acorn mill different machine setup vertical / horisontal
Replies: 6
Views: 197

Acorn mill different machine setup vertical / horisontal

I have 2 spindles on my Acorn converted mill horizontal and vertical spindles. Can i install 2 versions of the software on the same computer , if i install the 2 (or more) different versions in different folders/location so i can have 1 for the horizontal setup and one for the vertical? i can also t...
by knastenrad
Sun Dec 27, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: 4th axis
Replies: 9
Views: 466

Re: 4th axis

and for the pneumatic clamp i'm testing the "arrive" output (as the chinese call it) on the new servodriver (JMC hybrid 3 phase stepper)
It gives a signal (NO or NC) when the Positioning is done
I have hooked it up to a solid state relay controlling the air valve to the clamp.
by knastenrad
Sun Dec 27, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Fusion 360 Mill Post Processor for Acorn with additional Features (New Version 3)
Replies: 85
Views: 10472

Re: Fusion 360 Mill Post Processor for Acorn with additional Features (New Version 3)

thank you for this, got my 1. test with the 4th axis going , thanks to this post processor
by knastenrad
Sun Dec 27, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: 4th axis
Replies: 9
Views: 466

Re: 4th axis

my first (successful) test after getting the right post processor

by knastenrad
Sun Dec 27, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: 4th axis
Replies: 9
Views: 466

Re: 4th axis

well i got the fusion Black Friday 1 year offer and have got my 4th axis up and running last days. (shoutout to swissi's Postprocessor :) ) You get the wrapped toolpaths : at least .adaptive, pocket ,contour And indexing + there is 2 functions for multi axis called Swarf and Multi axis contour the f...
by knastenrad
Sat Nov 07, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: 4th axis
Replies: 9
Views: 466

Re: 4th axis

i'm not shure either, so i have sent fusion some questions regarding the 4th axis in the subscription only version
by knastenrad
Sat Nov 07, 2020 6:14 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: 4th axis
Replies: 9
Views: 466

Re: 4th axis

absolutely not :D
wrapped ,indexed 4th i belive(and hope) is included in the subscription , which i now will get also because of the rapid, auto tool change


but full 4th and 5 axis require extensions
by knastenrad
Fri Nov 06, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: 4th axis
Replies: 9
Views: 466

Re: 4th axis

good tip, thx
will look into it ,and play with the drive settings (when i get it :) )
hopefully the drive can do it ,so i don't have to edit gcodes,as 95% of my work ,i'm making gcodes from fusion