mach3 spidle control

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thebenj
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mach3 spidle control

Post by thebenj » Sun May 17, 2015 7:04 pm

i have a Chinese spindle with a power supply that can be controlled via g-code.

this one : http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/281538649480? ... EBIDX%3AIT

can anyone help with where to connect the 5v pwm on to the geckog540 or is it only for the Chinese boards? i will be using mach3

cheers :D

lioramsalem
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Re: mach3 spidle control

Post by lioramsalem » Thu May 28, 2015 8:37 am

Just wire the gecko g540 terminals the same way the potentiometer is wired...

It worked for me...
ShapeOko 2 #5840 w/ NEMA23, ACME Z axe belt upgrade, limit switches, spindle speed control, 400w brushless spindle, 9mm belts, aluminum bed, eShapeoko X carriage and belts system

Build log: http://www.shapeoko.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=3650

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