Software Travel Limits limit

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Software Travel Limits limit

Post by LinkCNC »

I'm loving the Acorn CNC system so much I decided to jump in and order another for our large CNC router.

Our large CNC has an X Axis travel of 14,000mm, which seems to a be distance that the CNC12 wizard won't accept.
With a bit of trial and error, I've established that the max software travel limit the wizard will accept is 9,999mm.

Setting the travel limits directly in the CNC12 configuration jog parameters, seems to allow a travel limit of 14,000mm.
Before I go ahead with the upgrade, it would be good to get confirmation that a travel limit of this length is OK.

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Re: Software Travel Limits limit

Post by tblough »

Try entering your limits in inches see if that works.
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Re: Software Travel Limits limit

Post by cnckeith »

you can always use the cnc12 travel limits menu, the wizard just sets those values for you:-))
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Re: Software Travel Limits limit

Post by LinkCNC »

thanks cnckeith,

I'll take your comment as confirmation that an axis travel of 14m is OK.
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Re: Software Travel Limits limit

Post by martyscncgarage »

LinkCNC wrote: Mon Jun 07, 2021 5:19 am thanks cnckeith,

I'll take your comment as confirmation that an axis travel of 14m is OK.
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