Jogging question

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RichardM
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Jogging question

Post by RichardM » Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:55 pm

Hey no big issue or anything I’m just curious to why my shapeoko 3 will stop while jogging machine around there is no issues making cuts/shapes etc. runs amazing. Just when I go to zero my machine if I’m jogging fast it will cut in and out while using the keyboard arrows.
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Re: Jogging question

Post by WillAdams » Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:13 pm

That is caused by the software allowing button down movement, and sending commands to the machine and trying to guess where the machine is and display the machine position on-screen. Every so often it gets out of synch --- rather than change what is displayed on-screen, the machine is forced to make a sudden movement to correct the position.
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