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by kaimaui
Sat Oct 24, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: nc editor back plotter cimco edit MCU
Replies: 0
Views: 1523

nc editor back plotter cimco edit MCU

For those that are interested. I have used MCU for many years but it seams that they went out of business. So I can not transfer the license from my old to my new computer. So the search began. What I ended up with is CIMCO Edit 8. They give a discount to users that have a mastercam license. So far ...
by kaimaui
Fri Jul 13, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: DMM DYN2 3 axis plotter project
Replies: 2
Views: 359

DMM DYN2 3 axis plotter project

I have started a small project building 3 axis plotter which marks the sail panels to build windsurf sails. This is my second plotter with my 3rd controller. this will be 100% belt driven system. Goal is to to make the whole thing come apart again so it can go to Europe as luggage. Also final cost i...
by kaimaui
Sat May 26, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Centroid Oak, Allin1DC, MPU11 and Legacy products
Topic: Control computer bargain on ebay
Replies: 0
Views: 969

Control computer bargain on ebay

I bought 3 of these installed one today works great paid $105
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Tangent-Rugged ... Sw6rda2Mxe

kai
by kaimaui
Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Autodesk fusion 360 lathe.
Replies: 6
Views: 717

Re: Autodesk fusion 360 lathe.

I have done basic test on the Post that i got from the Autodesk forum.
Seems to work. I have to do a lot more testing before i can confirm 100%
Still working on the machine.
by kaimaui
Wed Dec 06, 2017 5:24 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Autodesk fusion 360 lathe.
Replies: 6
Views: 717

Re: Autodesk fusion 360 lathe.

I have a post that looks like it works.
Will test it out tomorrow.

KAI
by kaimaui
Wed Dec 06, 2017 1:12 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Autodesk fusion 360 lathe.
Replies: 6
Views: 717

Re: Autodesk fusion 360 lathe.

Thanks i have started looking at that. I also found another post on this forum that has been discussing this that i did not notice before..
by kaimaui
Wed Dec 06, 2017 1:09 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Fusion 360 mill/turn and turn post processor non-existent! (use Intercon)
Replies: 44
Views: 4055

Re: Fusion 360 mill/turn and turn post processor non-existent!

There is a mill post but no Lathe / turn post.
I have been using the fanuc turn post and then editing the nc file.

KAI
by kaimaui
Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Autodesk fusion 360 lathe.
Replies: 6
Views: 717

Autodesk fusion 360 lathe.

I am just starting to use my dm-3000 with the acorn conversion. CNC lathe is something very new to me. So far I have been able to use fusion 360 to create some test files. I have been using the fanuc turn post and then edeting the NC file deleting g18 and g54. As I said just starting.... I am trying...
by kaimaui
Fri Dec 01, 2017 4:39 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: DM-3000 Lathe Acorn conversion
Replies: 16
Views: 1765

Re: DM-3000 Lathe Acorn conversion

Shars starter kit.
This is what i ordered from shars to get started.
https://photos.app.goo.gl/gziCeYxIwriCQBb53
by kaimaui
Fri Dec 01, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: DM-3000 Lathe Acorn conversion
Replies: 16
Views: 1765

Re: DM-3000 Lathe Acorn conversion

I took some photos of how i reduced the shank on the mill.
Db-9 screw terminal plug from ebay.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/DB9-Male-Screw ... 2749.l2649