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by BillB
Thu Sep 16, 2021 9:04 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Wring up Omron encoder
Replies: 8
Views: 210

Re: Wring up Omron encoder

tblough wrote: Thu Sep 16, 2021 7:07 am Two separate things. The COMmon wire for the electrical signals needs to be connected to pin 2, and the shield needs to be soldered to the connector shell.

This is what is shown in the manual in both the diagram and the photo.

Just making sure, thank you.
by BillB
Thu Sep 16, 2021 8:17 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: My Sherline chucker lathe & 5400 mill with Acorn control build
Replies: 37
Views: 507

Re: My Sherline chucker lathe & 5400 mill with Acorn control build

Hey Marty, To clarify, the Sherline report I just mentioned and provided was from my machine. I downloaded it from email from John, loaded it into my controller, let it run for a while, ran a Gcode file, Then created the report. I totally understand you guys are volunteering and really appreciate yo...
by BillB
Thu Sep 16, 2021 7:54 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: My Sherline chucker lathe & 5400 mill with Acorn control build
Replies: 37
Views: 507

Re: My Sherline chucker lathe & 5400 mill with Acorn control build

Yes I do have a 4th axis but the motor is not connected right now. So makes sense to disable it for now. The last report I sent is from my current setup. I took Sherline's settings and tweaked them. I did connect everything back to the Acron The one named (report_6433DB13932D-0811215041_2021-09-14_1...
by BillB
Thu Sep 16, 2021 3:48 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: My Sherline chucker lathe & 5400 mill with Acorn control build
Replies: 37
Views: 507

Re: My Sherline chucker lathe & 5400 mill with Acorn control build

I posted a report above ealer tonight, Its not downloaded? Did you look through that one? Here is another one. I had the homing set the same a Johns's “1st 2nd 3rd 4th Axis home ok” when I posted the last time. Get “home switch tripped!!! please clear before homing. Can not Zero DROs. I did not use ...
by BillB
Thu Sep 16, 2021 3:27 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Wring up Omron encoder
Replies: 8
Views: 210

Re: Wring up Omron encoder

Hey guys does my encoder need to be grounded on the DB9 connector housing or is the Com wire also the ground like shown in the manual?
by BillB
Thu Sep 16, 2021 12:39 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: My Sherline chucker lathe & 5400 mill with Acorn control build
Replies: 37
Views: 507

Re: My Sherline chucker lathe & 5400 mill with Acorn control build

Good news, got motors turning with Sherlines drive configuration. BUT can not get machine homed and DROs zeroed out. When hitting cycle start to home I’m getting “home switch tripped!!! please clear before homing. Press cycle cancel to end homing. John has homing “1st 2nd 3rd Axis home ok” in inputs...
by BillB
Wed Sep 15, 2021 9:52 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: My Sherline chucker lathe & 5400 mill with Acorn control build
Replies: 37
Views: 507

Re: My Sherline chucker lathe & 5400 mill with Acorn control build

I was able to get the report from Sherline so gonna load it up and see what happens.
by BillB
Wed Sep 15, 2021 9:50 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: My Sherline chucker lathe & 5400 mill with Acorn control build
Replies: 37
Views: 507

Re: My Sherline chucker lathe & 5400 mill with Acorn control build

Marty Here is my report. I hope this is good to get what we need to know. I had to turn off Home all, because now when I hit cycle start the 1st axis starts to move and keeps moving as it is searching to hit a limit switch. It keeps going on forever until I physically hit one of the switches. after ...
by BillB
Wed Sep 15, 2021 12:57 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: My Sherline chucker lathe & 5400 mill with Acorn control build
Replies: 37
Views: 507

Re: My Sherline chucker lathe & 5400 mill with Acorn control build

I did update drivers when I set up the computer as per CNC PC set up steps. Your video. You asked me to unplug everything except Ethernet cable and power supply but then you said to make sure I have simple home set in the wizard whitch I did then wrote to Acorn. But now because the limit switches ar...
by BillB
Tue Sep 14, 2021 8:15 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: My Sherline chucker lathe & 5400 mill with Acorn control build
Replies: 37
Views: 507

Re: My Sherline chucker lathe & 5400 mill with Acorn control build

Do you want me to post the entire report to the thread? Can I upload it somehow?