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ALL Acorn Documentation

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Acorn CNC controller Start Here setup webpage and videos.
https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... guide.html

Acorn "Start Here" sheet included with all Acorn kits.
https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... t_here.pdf

Acorn Bench Test: Acorn to CNC PC communication Bench Test.
https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... h_test.pdf

How to Configure Windows 10 for CNC control use.
https://www.centroidcnc.com/dealersuppo ... ds/309.pdf

Acorn CNC controller Hookup Schematics v4.6:
https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... matics.zip

Centroid CNC12 v4.6 Mill, Router and Lathe Software
Download: https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... loads.html

Centroid Acorn CNC12 v4.6 release notes.
https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... _notes.pdf

Centroid Acorn CNC12 v4.6 install instructions.
https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... ctions.pdf

Acorn CNC12 v4.6 Acorn Wizard Input and Output “canned” PLC functions and M codes
https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... ctions.pdf

Acorn CNC12 v4.6 parameters list.
https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... meters.pdf

Acorn Laser Hookup, Setup and Sync Test instructions
https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... _laser.pdf

Acorn CNC12 v4.6 ATC programs and instructions
https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... ograms.zip


Acorn Wireless MPG
https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... ss_mpg.pdf

Centroid Mill Operator Manual
https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... -v4.14.pdf

Centroid Lathe Operator Manual
https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... -v4.14.pdf

Acorn Probe Setup Guide
https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... _setup.pdf

Acorn Axis Pairing and Auto Squaring Guide
https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... _guide.pdf

Ether1616 Setup Guide
https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... _guide.pdf

Introduction to Centroid CNC Macro Programming
https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... amming.pdf

Centroid VCP 2.0 Users manual
https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... manual.pdf

Acorn G-code Smoothing User Manual. https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... manual.pdf

Acorn_rev4 CNC Controller Specifications Manual (current shipping Acorn control boards are revision 4 (rev_4))
https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... manual.pdf

Acorn Machine Tool Safety Device configuration. (door switches and door interlocks, discussion of other types as well such as light curtains, foot pedals etc)
https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... erlock.pdf

Acorn 8 Relay Module data sheet.
https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... asheet.pdf

Using the CNC12 PLC diagnostic screen documentation.
https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... screen.pdf

Acorn Encoder basics, setup and Rigid Tapping Parameters.
viewtopic.php?p=8876#p8876



DIY CNC Gear we use but don't sell.
https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... _gear.html

Acorn CNC controller buyers FAQ
https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_diy/acorn_faq.html

Delta AC servo drive for Acorn use Setup instructions.
https://www.centroidcnc.com/dealersuppo ... ds/303.pdf

Yaskawa AC Servo drive setup for Acorn use.
https://www.centroidcnc.com/dealersuppo ... ds/307.pdf

Estun Pronet AC servo drive setup for Acorn use.
https://www.centroidcnc.com/dealersuppo ... ds/306.pdf

Two Acorn CNC Forum categories with specific information in both text and video format have been setup.
Please review these knowledge base forums for info on specific Acorn subjects.

Acorn Technical How-To CNC Videos http://centroidcncforum.com/viewforum.php?f=61

Acorn Technical Tips on specific CNC subjects http://centroidcncforum.com/viewforum.php?f=63



Acorn How-To YouTube Channels

Centroid Techncial Support YouTube Channel.
https://www.youtube.com/user/CentroidSupport/videos

Marty's CNC Garage YouTube Channel.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTNt9I ... GVQ/videos


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Archival Documentation.

Old Legacy Acorn Schematics for Acorn units sold in 2017/2018
https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... matics.zip

Acorn CNC12 parameter list for v4.5
https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... meters.pdf

Acorn CNC12 v4.5 Acorn Wizard Input and Output “canned” PLC functions and M codes
https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... ns_4.5.pdf
Need support? READ THIS POST first. http://centroidcncforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=60&t=1043
All Acorn Documentation is located here: viewtopic.php?f=60&t=3397
Answers to common questions: viewforum.php?f=63
and here viewforum.php?f=61
Gear we use but don't sell. https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... _gear.html
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