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by kristenanne77
Sun Mar 01, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Does Inventables Nema 23 upgrade to Shapeoko 2 work ok?
Replies: 4
Views: 2748

Re: Does Inventables Nema 23 upgrade to Shapeoko 2 work ok?

Thanks. How did you increase the voltage? It has been years since I first assembled the Shapeoko 2, but I seem to remember some adjustments on the board to control the current, but not the voltage. Does the controller board upgrade you mention have provisions for homing and limit switches (homing an...
by kristenanne77
Sat Feb 29, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Does Inventables Nema 23 upgrade to Shapeoko 2 work ok?
Replies: 4
Views: 2748

Does Inventables Nema 23 upgrade to Shapeoko 2 work ok?

I am dusting off the old shapeoko 2 after 2 years of non use. I miss my cute little machine. In the past I have done a few mods to it but hesitated about a stepper motor upgrade from Nema 17 to Nema 23. I wasn't sure if the power supply could handle the extra power the controllers require. Question ...
by kristenanne77
Tue Feb 27, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: GRBL
Topic: USG 2.0 chokes while running program
Replies: 5
Views: 872

Re: USG 2.0 chokes while running program

THAT DID IT!!!!! I put () on opening line to comment out the tool change. Both programs ran all the way. Put another program on without commenting the 1st line... stopped dead in a few seconds. Then edited as the other two files. Ran all the way through. So now I am ready to actually start cutting s...
by kristenanne77
Tue Feb 27, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: GRBL
Topic: USG 2.0 chokes while running program
Replies: 5
Views: 872

Re: USG 2.0 chokes while running program

Thanks . Will try the comment thing.

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by kristenanne77
Mon Feb 26, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: GRBL
Topic: USG 2.0 chokes while running program
Replies: 5
Views: 872

Re: USG 2.0 chokes while running program

Here is another program that stopped after a few seconds. I believe it was the same error.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/5or598enhp8w6 ... gcode?dl=0

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by kristenanne77
Mon Feb 26, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: GRBL
Topic: USG 2.0 chokes while running program
Replies: 5
Views: 872

USG 2.0 chokes while running program

I currently have grbl 1.1 installed. Problem 2 Using universal gcode sender 2.0. try to run gcode program First got an error about hard limits, even though no hard limits (the three homing switches ) were even contacted! I disable the hard limits $21=0, and then I was able to start program. But afte...
by kristenanne77
Mon Feb 26, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: GRBL
Topic: USG work position and Machine Position not updating
Replies: 2
Views: 623

USG work position and Machine Position not updating

I currently have grbl 1.1 installed. Problem 1 Uusing Universal gcode sender 1.06.(and 1.08, and 1.0.9) It would do homing, It would jog BUT DOES NOT SHOW changing readings of work position and machine position. Running gcode program, it would load, jog, show visualization and it will run the comple...
by kristenanne77
Mon Feb 26, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: GRBL
Topic: A few more Limit Switch questions for ShapeOko 2
Replies: 46
Views: 4421

Re: A few more Limit Switch questions for ShapeOko 2

I will open a separate post about this matter since the homing problem is solved.

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by kristenanne77
Sun Feb 25, 2018 2:05 am
Forum: GRBL
Topic: A few more Limit Switch questions for ShapeOko 2
Replies: 46
Views: 4421

Re: A few more Limit Switch questions for ShapeOko 2

20180224_194416.jpg I think I have good numbers now, did homing, and jogging with universal gcode sender 2.0. try to run gcode. . Got an error about hard limits, even though no hard limits (the three homing switches ) were even contacted! I disable the hard limits $21=0, and then I was able to star...
by kristenanne77
Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: GRBL
Topic: A few more Limit Switch questions for ShapeOko 2
Replies: 46
Views: 4421

Re: A few more Limit Switch questions for ShapeOko 2

I thought about that also since I changed the z axis from a direct drive to a belt drive. Thanks.
I will check all calibration factors.

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