Acorn CNC12 version 4.5 has been released!

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Acorn CNC12 version 4.5 has been released!

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Acorn CNC12 version 4.5 has been released! Download here...

https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... loads.html

Acorn CNC12 v4.5 installation instructions....
https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... ctions.pdf

Acorn CNC12 v4.5 release notes.

https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... _notes.pdf

Acorn New System Installation Video



Acorn CNC12 v4.5 How to Update to v4.5 from a previous version of CNC12 video




All Acorn Documentation.
viewtopic.php?f=60&t=3397

New v4.5 User editable VCP Introduction.



Comprehensive VCP 2.0 user manual
https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... manual.pdf
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Re: Acorn CNC12 version 4.5 has been released!

Post by Dave_C »

I updated both the mill and the lathe yesterday with no issues! I like the new VCP and the probing functions.

Great job Centroid, again!

Dave C.
Grizzly G0678 Mill ,CNC conversion with Acorn. G4004G Lathe, Mach 3 conversion to Acorn.
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Re: Acorn CNC12 version 4.5 has been released!

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thanks for the feedback. -k
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Re: Acorn CNC12 version 4.5 has been released!

Post by RichMaple »

The new editable VCP looks AMAZING and at least as a totally new Acorn/Centroid user, is something that gets me very excited to play with (I mean it's why I chose a DIY system to begin with!). Anyway, kudos on the launch and thanks for always improving the product :)
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Re: Acorn CNC12 version 4.5 has been released!

Post by WVDualsport »

4.5 installed flawlessly, as usual. Thanks for your hard work Keith! Did you ever film the follow up, second part to the new VCP 2.0 video? If so, can you point me in the right direction? And in the first segment you discussed swapping out the Acorn logo for the Vulcan example. What are the pixle dimensions necessary to take up two, or in this case, three button width? I assume it is more than the sum of the buttons, but was unsure as to the width of the default spacing. I understand that the SVG will scale, but wondered what the proper aspect ratio was.

Thanks,

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Re: Acorn CNC12 version 4.5 has been released!

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Please see the detailed VCP 2.0 users manual.
https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... manual.pdf

The acorn logo in the stock VCP takes up three button locations. So the aspect ratio is one button high by three buttons wide. So the aspect ratio is 3 to 1. SVGs are scalable of course you can read all about it in the manual above. But a good starting size for logo building in this exact same location is 100 pixels by 300 pixel image. Just like the example in the manual.
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Re: Acorn CNC12 version 4.5 has been released!

Post by DY10CNC »

Paste Position in MDI
Paste Position in MDI
Hello,

Updated from BETA to Version 4.5 without problem.
However have spotted an issue within the MDI menu with the F2 "Paste Position" command.
The pasted position includes Y and B axis positions.

See attached screen shot.

I have a question about changing default feed rate - I use a metric set up and default is 3mm/min.
I changed to inches and get 3 inches/minute.

Is there a parameter I've missed that sets the default feed rate?

See screen shot.

New VCP is good as are other feature such as positioning of current G & M Codes.

Have updated the Mill software as well and works fine.

Thanks,

Edward
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Default Feed Rate
Default Feed Rate
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Re: Acorn CNC12 version 4.5 has been released!

Post by cnckeith »

Edward,
thanks for reporting the mdi paste issue, we will check into it

for the feed rate, F command is modal. so the first MDI command you put the feedrate you want on the line, then all subsequent lines will use that value until you change it or escape from MDI mode, same for g code programs.
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Re: Acorn CNC12 version 4.5 has been released!

Post by DY10CNC »

Hello Keith,
Thank you for your response.
I understand that Feed is modal, just wondering how the F3 is set within CNC12.
Not an issue.
As ever I am impressed by the speed of response.
Best Regards, Edward
Edward
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Re: Acorn CNC12 version 4.5 has been released!

Post by ShawnM »

I updated my router from 4.20.1 over the weekend to the final release version of 4.5 and all went well. Love the new VCP and finally customizing buttons is here. I spent a few hours removing, rearranging and creating new buttons for my machine and my several custom macros. Love it !!

Great work by the whole team at Centroid. :mrgreen:
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