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by curiousMike
Wed Mar 23, 2022 5:35 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: restore error
Replies: 4
Views: 448

Re: restore error

OK but why do the old backup not restore? The system was functioning OK before those backups
by curiousMike
Wed Mar 23, 2022 4:57 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: restore error
Replies: 4
Views: 448

restore error

Everything was working well until I got error message about a missing .xml file that prevented the virtual controller from loading. I backuped the system and then reinstalled 4.64 and that tool care of the problem. I then went to my restore and I got the " existing file exist..." part then...
by curiousMike
Mon Aug 30, 2021 6:32 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: A axis rotation under the intercon line setup
Replies: 1
Views: 598

A axis rotation under the intercon line setup

In the intercon line setup there is place to fill in the speed for the X, Y and Z movement. There is no similar input for the rotation of A axis. Sine the end point of the rotation must timed with the end point of the x y and z it is logical that there is no independent A Axis speed input. Interion ...
by curiousMike
Thu Aug 05, 2021 8:46 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: 4th axis spinn
Replies: 1
Views: 578

4th axis spinn

Is it possible to operate the 4th axis without limits? If I just wanted to spin the axis continuously how would I do it?

Thanks
by curiousMike
Wed Jul 21, 2021 5:12 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Beaglebone heartbeat (Self Resolved)
Replies: 1
Views: 632

Re: Beaglebone heatbeat

Problem resolved. I was looking at the blue light on wrong side of the ethernet adapter.
by curiousMike
Wed Jul 21, 2021 2:26 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Beaglebone heartbeat (Self Resolved)
Replies: 1
Views: 632

Beaglebone heartbeat (Self Resolved)

I have one the boards with a dual function led "heatrbeat". At present I have a blue light on the beagle board that is not blinking but the "dual purpose" light on the acorn board is blinking between two colors... red/green. What does this mean?
by curiousMike
Tue Mar 09, 2021 6:49 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: New Centroid Teknic Clearpath officially supported configurations. Updated 1-24-22
Replies: 48
Views: 40428

Re: New Centroid Teknic Clearpath officially supported configurations

Tech2 states "I think there is some confusion about how the open collector screw terminal outputs on H2 and H3 work. They don't supply any voltage. They pull down to COM/GND to turn on. Therefore they are whatever signal voltage you supply as a pullup voltage(5,12,24)." Question is.. Is th...
by curiousMike
Tue Mar 09, 2021 6:39 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: clear path "drive OK"
Replies: 9
Views: 1935

Re: clear path "drive OK"

Marty What in your opinion is the down side is omitting the "drive OK" function with clear path motors?
by curiousMike
Tue Mar 09, 2021 10:23 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: clear path "drive OK"
Replies: 9
Views: 1935

clear path "drive OK"

The wiring schematic for the clear path motor shows the "drive OK " going to IN5 on the h1 block. If I have 3 limit switches plus a tool setter hooked up to the H4 block I will run out of input space to have three "separate inputs for drive OK". 1)Is it advisable to gang all thre...
by curiousMike
Tue Mar 09, 2021 10:07 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: back to basics
Replies: 12
Views: 2962

Re: back to basics

Keith... The 24V connection did the trick. When I power up the board and the leds for the port my mind skiped over the 24V connection. Thanks abundle

I have a new question but will do a new post Thanks Mike