Shapeoko the Deuce Troubleshooting

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willpowa09
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Shapeoko the Deuce Troubleshooting

Post by willpowa09 » Mon Sep 03, 2018 12:45 am

I just received a second hand Shapeoko 2. When I try to jog any axis in any direction, the Z turns for a second and then stops. I thought it may be wired incorrectly, so I rewired everything the way I thought it should be. Now it does the same thing, except the Z turns the opposite way from before.

It seems like any signal to turn any motor is interpreted to spin the Z for one second and stop.

I am quite new to this CNC business, so any help will be much appreciated!

Does anyone know what could be causing this?

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Re: Shapeoko the Deuce Troubleshooting

Post by WillAdams » Tue Sep 04, 2018 2:17 pm

Stepper motors are weird.

We have some notes on the wiki which may help: https://www.shapeoko.com/wiki/index.php/Electronics

It's possible though that you've damaged a stepper driver chip --- if they're replaceable, having spares is a good thing. If not, you should probably buy a second shield / control board.
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