error 5 serial port resource

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JOJOVID
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error 5 serial port resource

Post by JOJOVID » Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:47 pm

I’m getting an error 5 serial port resource? I’ve tried to carve files from both 9.5 and 10 with the same results. When I set the xyz (used the probe and paper trick ) I get the same results. It starts trying to carve starting on the Z 0 point. I shut down right away. Don’t know what to do? Anyone know what’s going on?

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Re: error 5 serial port resource

Post by WillAdams » Tue Oct 15, 2019 9:38 am

Usually that's caused by EMI, see: https://wiki.shapeoko.com/index.php/Ele ... mendations

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Re: error 5 serial port resource

Post by JOJOVID » Sun Oct 20, 2019 2:39 am

Thanks, been out of business for 2 weeks trying to fix this. I heard also that it could be the USB cable, is that just a printer cable?

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