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by valesco
Tue May 27, 2014 6:30 pm
Forum: Mach3
Topic: strange z axis issue
Replies: 4
Views: 1802

Re: strange z axis issue

Improbable, you were correct. The exposed section of the green wire on the z axis was not long enough to have a consistent connection. Thanks
by valesco
Tue May 27, 2014 2:26 am
Forum: Mach3
Topic: strange z axis issue
Replies: 4
Views: 1802

Re: strange z axis issue

Danmc I am using this board http://www.ebay.com/itm/like/231157835770?lpid=82 I'm certainly not certain that I have everything connected correctly, but everything thru extensive testing was correct. I read through the entire Mach 3 manual during setup, so I believe the pins are setup corret. The iss...
by valesco
Mon May 26, 2014 3:10 am
Forum: Mach3
Topic: strange z axis issue
Replies: 4
Views: 1802

strange z axis issue

Finally getting my stock Shapeoko 2 with Mach3 tuned. Ran a few test runs with g code, worked perfectly. Make a simple cut with the same g code file, worked perfectly. Turn off the power to the driver board, and about 15 mins goes by. Bring someone down to watch, and the Z axis gets inverted. I star...
by valesco
Thu Feb 27, 2014 4:06 am
Forum: GRBL
Topic: Blew z axis chip?
Replies: 2
Views: 775

Re: Blew z axis chip?

Thanks
by valesco
Thu Feb 27, 2014 1:31 am
Forum: GRBL
Topic: Blew z axis chip?
Replies: 2
Views: 775

Blew z axis chip?

Ran the hello world project fine, get setup to run my first project, do a dry run which goes well. The first run jams, and afterwards the Z axis motor no longer works, while the x and y do. I checked and the Z axis terminal block was getting power, so then I switched the X and Z wires in the grbl sh...
by valesco
Sat Feb 22, 2014 2:54 am
Forum: Assembly
Topic: Stepper motors vibrating
Replies: 13
Views: 4465

Stepper motors vibrating

I just a finished assembling the Shapeoko 2, I tested the motors before assembly as instructed and everything worked normally. After assembly, I wired everything the same way and when testing the correct motors vibrate when tested, but almost none spin and they just vibrate, the correct motors vibra...