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by psppb
Wed Feb 24, 2016 3:36 am
Forum: Mach3
Topic: Shapeoko 2 Mach3 Cheat Sheet
Replies: 0
Views: 4324

Shapeoko 2 Mach3 Cheat Sheet

I made a Cheat Sheet for Mach3 setup for the Shapeoko 2 with the Acme upgrade. I calibrated the Z axis with a starett height gage which allowed me to get within a thou. http://imgur.com/a/MU8c8
Hope this helps anyone willing to try. It works way better than Chilipeppr or GRBL.
by psppb
Mon Feb 15, 2016 3:23 am
Forum: Mach3
Topic: steps Per for Shapeoko with Acme lead screw
Replies: 1
Views: 1624

steps Per for Shapeoko with Acme lead screw

The steps per capcualtion so far requires things I do not have, but I have other information I am trying to tie in. Here it goes Nema 23 motor 200 steps per revolution. I have a TB6600 Driver set at 1/16th microsteps and I know from the tinyG that 40mm per revolution is the going rate for the motor ...
by psppb
Sat May 30, 2015 3:40 am
Forum: tinyG
Topic: Where is the latest rev of firmware for the TinyG?
Replies: 1
Views: 1210

Where is the latest rev of firmware for the TinyG?

Apparently 380.08 is ancient and synthetos is touting it as the latest rev?????? Who's in charge of that I updated the tinyG and it turns out the latest they claim is two freaking years old! Where is the latest?
by psppb
Wed Apr 22, 2015 5:18 pm
Forum: tinyG
Topic: chillipeppr with tinyG
Replies: 2
Views: 1670

chillipeppr with tinyG

Has anyone haad success with using the tinyG hooked up to Chillipeppr with a raspberry pi? Looking for some help

Thanks!

here is the link - http://chilipeppr.com/tinyg
by psppb
Sat Apr 04, 2015 4:26 pm
Forum: Software - CAD, CAM, Workflow Help
Topic: Raspberry PI to TinyG
Replies: 3
Views: 1405

Re: Raspberry PI to TinyG

I must try this
by psppb
Thu Mar 12, 2015 8:21 pm
Forum: tinyG
Topic: Will TGFX run on the raspberry Pi windows 10 release?
Replies: 3
Views: 1671

Will TGFX run on the raspberry Pi windows 10 release?

The Raspberry PI 2 B+ is out and I was wondering if tgfx will run on this version. Anyone know??

Thanks
by psppb
Tue Jan 27, 2015 4:45 am
Forum: tinyG
Topic: TinyG with 5 or more motors
Replies: 6
Views: 3017

Re: TinyG with 5 or more motors

You could adopt a smoothieboard http://smoothieware.org/smoothieboard They have a board that can do five axis motion.
by psppb
Tue Jan 27, 2015 4:43 am
Forum: tinyG
Topic: Ramping into the work piece from 0,0
Replies: 3
Views: 916

Re: Ramping into the work piece from 0,0

I am using the TinyG with an acme upgrade. The Z axis motor is always energized. Thanks for you help! Appreciate it very much.
by psppb
Mon Jan 26, 2015 5:32 pm
Forum: tinyG
Topic: Ramping into the work piece from 0,0
Replies: 3
Views: 916

Ramping into the work piece from 0,0

Greetings, I am seeing through several cam packages that cutting tool sinks into the workpiece before it is given the command Z-0.050. On Makercam it sunk right away and moved towards the first pocket. On Makercam it slowly ramped down to the desired first cut depth of 50 thousandths. It seems to be...
by psppb
Mon Jan 26, 2015 12:48 pm
Forum: tinyG
Topic: Coordinate systems keep giving weird offsets
Replies: 3
Views: 839

Re: Coordinate systems keep giving weird offsets

The offsets are off by about 1-2 inches randomly.

Thanks