Sparkfun Shapeoko - universal gcode sender issues

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Sparkfun Shapeoko - universal gcode sender issues

Post by cncnavigator » Sun Dec 13, 2015 6:59 pm

Hello,

I recently purchased a sparkfun shapeoko deluxe kit and it look great!, however, I cannot get universal gcode to work with the stepoko board. It is plugged in and the baud rate is set to the highest setting. I keep getting the response "GRBL has not finished loading". Someone please help

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Re: Sparkfun Shapeoko - universal gcode sender issues

Post by edwardrford » Mon Dec 14, 2015 1:28 pm

What sort of computer are you using? mac, pc, linux?

Also be sure you're selecting 115200 as the baud rate.

Thanks
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Re: Sparkfun Shapeoko - universal gcode sender issues

Post by cncnavigator » Tue Dec 15, 2015 4:13 am

Thanks - I flashed the stepoko board with Grbl and all connects to Universal Gcode Sender, however, I am not seeing any action from the motors. The motors don't move?? Please help.

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Re: Sparkfun Shapeoko - universal gcode sender issues

Post by WillAdams » Tue Dec 15, 2015 12:18 pm

Sounds as if you have the UGS aspect worked out. We’ll solve the lack of motion in your other thread: http://www.shapeoko.com/forum/viewtopic ... 535#p57535
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Re: Sparkfun Shapeoko - universal gcode sender issues

Post by cncnavigator » Wed Dec 16, 2015 4:50 am

thanks! looks like I didn't have the estop wired correctly on the stepoko - so now the motors work! well, x-axis does and when I do a one inch movement - it goes almost six inches??

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Re: Sparkfun Shapeoko - universal gcode sender issues

Post by WillAdams » Wed Dec 16, 2015 11:36 am

The length of movement is controlled by the electronic signals sent by the stepper drivers, which in turn are controlled by:

- microstepping setting on the micro-controller
- the settings for # of steps for each axis, $100, 101 and 102 (Grbl 0.9)

Please see http://www.shapeoko.com/wiki/index.php/ ... figuration
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