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by jfboyd
Tue Apr 19, 2016 3:40 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Spindle wont go up to clear surface at beginning of job
Replies: 7
Views: 828

Re: Spindle wont go up to clear surface at beginning of job

Thank you! I will do that !

Belt tensions seems to be good.
by jfboyd
Tue Apr 19, 2016 2:30 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Spindle wont go up to clear surface at beginning of job
Replies: 7
Views: 828

Spindle wont go up to clear surface at beginning of job

Any idea why my spindle wont go up at the beginning of a job to clear the stock surface? It just go straight from zero to beginning of the job. If surface is not 100% levelled, it will scratch it. I just changed my board for the new one to fix the disconnect issue. I thought it would fix this too, b...
by jfboyd
Tue Apr 19, 2016 2:29 am
Forum: Shapeoko 3 Assembly
Topic: Spindle wont go up anymore at beginning of job
Replies: 2
Views: 893

Spindle wont go up anymore at beginning of job

Any idea why my spindle wont go up at the beginning of a job to clear the stock surface? It just go straight from zero to beginning of the job. If surface is not 100% levelled, it will scratch it. I just changed my board for the new one to fix the disconnect issue. I thought it would fix this too, b...
by jfboyd
Tue Oct 27, 2015 11:35 pm
Forum: Shapeoko 3 Assembly
Topic: Switching spindle off disconnect usb?!
Replies: 3
Views: 1152

Switching spindle off disconnect usb?!

Any idea why after a job when I turn off my dewalt 611, Carbide Motion shows my S3 as disconnected and I hear the usb disconnected sound as if controller board was resetted. So weird has there is no link between router and board...
by jfboyd
Tue Oct 27, 2015 4:01 am
Forum: Shapeoko 3 Assembly
Topic: steps on Z axis seem wrong
Replies: 3
Views: 605

Re: steps on Z axis seem wrong

Oh I think you are right! Seems like the setting i just sent are the right one that i just modified following the link in your post. Running a test right now! Indeed Easel had modified settings.
by jfboyd
Tue Oct 27, 2015 3:54 am
Forum: Shapeoko 3 Assembly
Topic: steps on Z axis seem wrong
Replies: 3
Views: 605

Re: steps on Z axis seem wrong

These are my settings... From what I get its seems all good? ___________$$ ___________ $0=10 (step pulse, usec) $1=255 (step idle delay, msec) $2=0 (step port invert mask:00000000) $3=6 (dir port invert mask:00000110) $4=0 (step enable invert, bool) $5=0 (limit pins invert, bool) $6=0 (probe pin inv...
by jfboyd
Tue Oct 27, 2015 3:33 am
Forum: Shapeoko 3 Assembly
Topic: steps on Z axis seem wrong
Replies: 3
Views: 605

steps on Z axis seem wrong

I have a depth issue and I think its is due to an issue with my z axis... My board does not have switch for 1/4 or 1/8. How can I fine tune the z axis? When I jog my different axis at lets say 0.1mm, my z axis is definitely moving more than 0.1mm and more than the y and x axis. I just did 1mm deep c...
by jfboyd
Thu Oct 22, 2015 7:24 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Depth issue...
Replies: 1
Views: 521

Depth issue...

So... Done assembling my S3 2 days ago. I'm new to CNC world but did all my reading while waiting for the machine :) I did my Hello Word with pen. All good. I generated g-code trough easel and makercamfor an easy shape (circle). Both project with like 1/8 of inche depth. I zero my shapeoko 3... Star...