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by mrTheWheel
Fri Aug 19, 2016 1:28 pm
Forum: Shapeoko 3 Assembly
Topic: StepOKO Homing problem. Z-axis moves down and stops (SOLVED)
Replies: 4
Views: 1839

Stepoko Homing problem. Z-axis moves down and stops (SOLVED)

What you describe can mean that your Z homing switch appears actuated when it actually isn't, so the machine is trying to back off it, and gives up after 10 mm. This seems to be a Stepoko problem, and @cvoinescu was right. I probably don't understand the Stepoko schematic because, as I read it, the...
by mrTheWheel
Fri Aug 12, 2016 9:31 am
Forum: Shapeoko 3 Assembly
Topic: StepOKO Homing problem. Z-axis moves down and stops (SOLVED)
Replies: 4
Views: 1839

Re: Homing problem. Z-axis moves down and stops

Please do not cross-post. I have deleted your nearly identical post on a two-year-old, off-topic thread. Yes, I posted the same problem on a poll to elaborate that I voted for "Homing only" but that the homing in fact has not been succes full so far! Excuses for violating the rules! What you descri...
by mrTheWheel
Thu Aug 11, 2016 2:49 pm
Forum: Shapeoko 3 Assembly
Topic: GRBL Setup for Shape0ko 3
Replies: 6
Views: 1810

Re: GRBL Setup for Shape0ko 3

JenTaylor wrote:Hi there, just checking we re on the same page. My electronic board is red from spark fun. Does that make any difference...?
Yes it does!

In order for the Stepoko to work with CM you have to request for an Activation Key.
by mrTheWheel
Thu Aug 11, 2016 2:45 pm
Forum: Shapeoko 3 Assembly
Topic: StepOKO Homing problem. Z-axis moves down and stops (SOLVED)
Replies: 4
Views: 1839

StepOKO Homing problem. Z-axis moves down and stops (SOLVED)

Hi all, Not sure this is the right place to post this but I don't know where else. I installed three limit switches on my SO3 (Sparkfun Delux) with the Stepoko controller (Grbl 0.9j). I'm using Carbide Motion 3.0.361 The switches work as limit-switches but I have not been able to perform a correct H...
by mrTheWheel
Thu Aug 11, 2016 2:17 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Sparkfun controller
Replies: 4
Views: 2767

Re: Sparkfun controller

The Limit switches has build-in RC network and schmit-triggers!