Re: [Emc-users] Home-limit switch measuring

2019-03-31 Thread hubert
Gene    How many roller switches would you need.  I have more than I need. Hubert On 3/31/19 12:14 PM, Gene Heskett wrote: On Sunday 31 March 2019 11:07:51 TJoseph Powderly wrote: hi gene maybe redesign to drive past the switch like you can brush a wall mounted light switch by swiping your

Re: [Emc-users] bad 5i25? Fixed I think

2018-09-20 Thread hubert
On 09/20/2018 09:49 AM, Gene Heskett wrote: On Wednesday 19 September 2018 21:13:55 Gene Heskett wrote: On Wednesday 19 September 2018 17:44:15 andy pugh wrote: On Wed, 19 Sep 2018 at 21:40, Gene Heskett wrote: My little lathe is doing funny things with the z axis. The halmeter menu cannot

[Emc-users] Mesa expansion?

2018-04-13 Thread hubert
in the second cabinet. Should I run separate signal wires between the cabinets or is there some way to transfer this function to the 7I84? Thanks for any insight Hubert -- Check out the vibrant tech community on one

[Emc-users] EMC traffic

2017-06-19 Thread hubert
Just checking, It seems unusual not to have any posts in this long a period. My last received post was 6/17/17, 12:27 PM -- Check out the vibrant tech community on one of the world's most engaging tech sites,

Re: [Emc-users] LCNC TED Talk style

2017-06-15 Thread hubert
If you look at the vita attached to the thesis, you will see that he lists the work he did for LinuxCNC. On 6/15/17 6:34 PM, Chris Albertson wrote: Certainly no one today would get a Phd for writing a CNC controller. But I would not be surprised at all if he did not need to do a considerable

Re: [Emc-users] Anyone done an ATC?

2017-05-11 Thread hubert
Danny where are you located, if you are in the Austin Tx area I am just 60 miles north of you. My spindle is belt driven by an AC servo motor max 8000 RPM. While I do have an addon 2 RPM Spindle for Micro Machining it is not ATC capable. Hubert On 5/11/17 11:42 AM, dan...@austin.rr.com

Re: [Emc-users] Anyone done an ATC?

2017-05-11 Thread hubert
sure the spindle stopped in the right orientation for the tool change. Hubert On 5/11/17 8:33 AM, Les Newell wrote: > I have done a lathe ATC, which was fairly painless. I have a router that > is due for a retrofit and it has an ATC. I'll probably be starting on it > sometime around Ju

Re: [Emc-users] AC Servo ?

2017-04-08 Thread hubert
This is a HarmonicDrive FHA-40C-100-250E It has 4 wire encoder cable and a 7 wire motor cable which includes power in and hall output. Some models such as the 250US or 250D have quadrature output. Thanks for the suggestions. The driver I have has various options for drive and feedback, it

[Emc-users] AC Servo ?

2017-04-07 Thread hubert
and index some how encoded into a serial data stream s, /s. Hubert -- Check out the vibrant tech community on one of the world's most engaging tech sites, Slashdot.org! http://sdm.link/slashdot

Re: [Emc-users] Thing with a square hole

2017-04-03 Thread hubert
ing out of the 11" dia x 3" thick grey cast Iron round, that I am using to make the housing for my actuator. This should leave me about a 160mm x 76.2mm of stock to make the two piece nose. Any comments or suggestions would be appreciated. Hubert ---

Re: [Emc-users] 3D Printers

2017-03-28 Thread hubert
Andy I own two 3d printers, and have had mixed results. The second one looked like a bargain but was made out of plywood and firmly etched in my mind the advantage of metal. My first one was a single extruder model made out of aluminum and plastic. Later revisions are replacing even

Re: [Emc-users] AC servo driver, Recommendations/advice requested

2017-03-27 Thread hubert
Forwarded Message Subject:Re: [Emc-users] AC servo driver, Recommendations/advice requested Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:30:03 -0500 From: hubert <h...@hbahr.org> To: andy pugh <bodge...@gmail.com> On 3/27/17 4:55 AM, andy pugh wrote: > On 25 M

Re: [Emc-users] AC servo driver, Recommendations/advice requested

2017-03-25 Thread hubert
On 3/25/17 2:46 PM, Andrew wrote: > 2017-03-25 6:08 GMT+02:00 hubert <h...@hbahr.org>: > >> I am looking for recommendations and/or advice for driving a >> Harmonic-drive-systems FHA-40C-100-E250 Actuator that I will be using as >> part of the 4th AXIS on my Mill.

Re: [Emc-users] AC servo driver, Recommendations/advice requested

2017-03-25 Thread hubert
On 3/25/17 2:46 PM, Andrew wrote: > 2017-03-25 6:08 GMT+02:00 hubert <h...@hbahr.org>: > >> I am looking for recommendations and/or advice for driving a >> Harmonic-drive-systems FHA-40C-100-E250 Actuator that I will be using as >> part of the 4th AXIS on my Mill.

Re: [Emc-users] AC servo driver, Recommendations/advice requested

2017-03-25 Thread hubert
On 3/25/17 5:52 AM, andy pugh wrote: > On 25 March 2017 at 04:08, hubert <h...@hbahr.org> wrote: >> I am looking for recommendations and/or advice for driving a >> Harmonic-drive-systems FHA-40C-100-E250 Actuator that I will be using as >> part of the 4th AXIS on

[Emc-users] AC servo driver, Recommendations/advice requested

2017-03-24 Thread hubert
a spare 750W driver that came with my spare Mill servo, that I plan on using to test function. I prefer to use step and direction to feed the driver, and would rather buy than build. Hubert -- Check out the vibrant tech

Re: [Emc-users] Thing with a square hole

2017-03-23 Thread hubert
On 3/23/17 5:38 PM, andy pugh wrote: > On 23 March 2017 at 22:20, hubert <h...@hbahr.org> wrote: >> My Bad it should have been this link >> http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Harmonic-drive-systems-Used-FHA-40C-100-E250-AC-Servo-Actuator-/111964401976?hash=item1a11993138:g:3JsAAOSw

Re: [Emc-users] Thing with a square hole

2017-03-23 Thread hubert
On 3/23/17 5:06 PM, andy pugh wrote: > On 23 March 2017 at 21:45, hubert <h...@hbahr.org> wrote: >> I am contemplating purchase of this one >> http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Harmonic-drive-systems-Used-FHA-17C-100-E250-AC-Servo-Actuator-/111964389396?hash=item1a11990014:g:jCQAAOSw

Re: [Emc-users] Thing with a square hole

2017-03-23 Thread hubert
On 3/23/17 4:13 PM, andy pugh wrote: > On 23 March 2017 at 20:33, hubert <h...@hbahr.org> wrote: >> I found this >> http://harmonicdrive.de/mage/media/catalog/category/1018853_FHA_C_en.pdf >> reference on harmonic drives >> and noticed the 25 or 32 etc in t

Re: [Emc-users] Thing with a square hole

2017-03-23 Thread hubert
On 3/23/17 3:14 PM, andy pugh wrote: > On 23 March 2017 at 17:01, hubert <h...@hbahr.org> wrote: >> I have a Grizzly G0709 lathe and they offer these as spare parts. >> >> http://www.grizzly.com/parts/P07090108?utm_campaign=zPage_source=grizzly.com > Do they lis

Re: [Emc-users] Thing with a square hole

2017-03-23 Thread hubert
On 3/23/17 2:09 PM, andy pugh wrote: > On 23 March 2017 at 18:15, hubert <h...@hbahr.org> wrote: >> SkyFire the builder of my mill offers a complete >> ready to hook to my Mesa 7I86 8" Harmonic Drive for about $2000. It >> isn't my dream solution, but doesn't

Re: [Emc-users] Thing with a square hole

2017-03-23 Thread hubert
On 3/23/17 10:01 AM, andy pugh wrote: > On 23 March 2017 at 01:23, hubert <h...@hbahr.org> wrote: >> How are you approaching this project? I am assuming that you >> are starting with a plate that will be attached to the 4th axis and >> machining that plate to accept

Re: [Emc-users] Thing with a square hole

2017-03-23 Thread hubert
Should be GO709 http://www.grizzly.com/products/g0709/parts On 3/23/17 12:49 PM, hubert wrote: > If you look in the GO790 Manual or parts list it shows the part. > > > On 3/23/17 12:20 PM, andy pugh wrote: >> On 23 March 2017 at 17:01, hubert <h...@hbahr.org> wrote: &g

Re: [Emc-users] Thing with a square hole

2017-03-23 Thread hubert
If you look in the GO790 Manual or parts list it shows the part. On 3/23/17 12:20 PM, andy pugh wrote: > On 23 March 2017 at 17:01, hubert <h...@hbahr.org> wrote: >> I have a Grizzly G0709 lathe and they offer these as spare parts. >> http://www.grizzly.com/parts/P

Re: [Emc-users] Thing with a square hole

2017-03-23 Thread hubert
I have a Grizzly G0709 lathe and they offer these as spare parts. http://www.grizzly.com/parts/P07090108?utm_campaign=zPage_source=grizzly.com On 3/23/17 10:01 AM, andy pugh wrote: > On 23 March 2017 at 01:23, hubert <h...@hbahr.org> wrote: >> In my >> case I can ge

Re: [Emc-users] Thing with a square hole

2017-03-22 Thread hubert
? Hubert Bahr On 3/22/17 6:40 PM, andy pugh wrote: > On 22 March 2017 at 23:33, Dave Cole <linuxcncro...@gmail.com> wrote: >> OK... 4th axis chuck.I get it. > Well, to be clear, a 4th-axis spindle-nose > >

Re: [Emc-users] nema 24 motors.

2017-01-24 Thread hubert
solution for the resonance solution but in my experience it works. Hubert On 1/24/17 8:49 AM, Ed wrote: > On 01/23/2017 11:45 PM, Gene Heskett wrote: >> Greetings all; >> >> I see some "Nema 24" motors at quite reasonable prices showing up on >> fleabay, > SN

Re: [Emc-users] Absolute encoders

2016-12-19 Thread hubert
It looked interesting until I translated the model #. To me it looks like it is 512 counts per turn for 8 turns. No where near the implied 4096 counts for up to 4096 turns. Hubert On 12/19/16 11:30 AM, andy pugh wrote: > These look like something of a bargain: > http://www.ebay.com/i

Re: [Emc-users] Rigid Tapping

2016-11-17 Thread hubert
I will tackle the aluminum. Thanks Hubert On 11/17/16 1:08 PM, Roland Jollivet wrote: > You could practise with a piece of threaded rod(or bolt) in the chuck, and > a nut held lightly in the vice. If the nut moves up or down during the tap > cycle there's a problem. If you start

[Emc-users] Rigid Tapping

2016-11-16 Thread hubert
them, but that wouldn't give me experience in rigid tapping. Thanks Hubert -- ___ Emc-users mailing list Emc-users@lists.sourceforge.net https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists

[Emc-users] Moving past Home Switch

2016-10-25 Thread hubert
the limit switch for the head to clear the tool changer. Also for some parts we need to make use of more of the table than the Home switch allows. Is this a miss-configuration problem or a deficiency? When we try to move past the home switch the machine refuses to move. Hubert

Re: [Emc-users] converting from mm to inches

2016-10-18 Thread hubert
time I've needed to change units. I still need to get all configuration parameters from the vendor, as I still have the ATC, Tool setter and Reneshaw probe to add into the system. This is based on a Mesa 5I25 7I76 interface. Hubert On 10/18/16 8:04 AM, Gene Heskett wrote: > On Tuesday

Re: [Emc-users] converting from mm to inches

2016-10-17 Thread hubert
locity and accel parameters. They're just numbers, the unit is > assumed, and changing from mm to inches makes that number 25.4x slower > outright. > > Danny > > > On 10/17/2016 10:05 PM, hubert wrote: >> My machine was initially setup by my vendor to mm. Personally I prefer &

[Emc-users] converting from mm to inches

2016-10-17 Thread hubert
My machine was initially setup by my vendor to mm. Personally I prefer inches. When I tried to adjust things in the .ini file it results in the machine crawling. Is there another place I need to make changes. I changed units from mm to in. Thanks Hubert

Re: [Emc-users] Using CNC mill to hack a gantry Crane

2016-10-16 Thread hubert
hasn't been welded, I will use HSS. Thanks for the various comments, they gave needed insight. Hubert On 10/16/16 8:23 PM, Dave Cole wrote: > Hubert, > > You might want to consider leaving the flange in place and to cut the > tubing to shorten it/lengthen it. > If you are making it s

[Emc-users] Using CNC mill to hack a gantry Crane

2016-10-15 Thread hubert
steel or carbide? Thanks Hubert -- Check out the vibrant tech community on one of the world's most engaging tech sites, SlashDot.org! http://sdm.link/slashdot ___ Emc-users mailing

Re: [Emc-users] Question on Renishaw MP3 IR probe

2016-10-03 Thread hubert
Renishaw replied that it used a 12 volt rechargeable but the probe became obsolete in the 90s. I have decided to assemble either a 10.8 or 14.4 battery out of rechargeable Lithium Button cells and see how that works. On 10/1/16 1:58 PM, Florian Rist wrote: > Hi Hubert > >> Does

[Emc-users] Question on Renishaw MP3 IR probe

2016-09-27 Thread hubert
Does anybody know what batteries a Renishaw MP3 IR probe with a round battery compartment uses. All the current literature shows a compartment with 2 9-volt batteries. Thanks --

Re: [Emc-users] snagged touch probe on eBay - anybody know how to interface ?

2016-09-25 Thread hubert
I've also ordered some of the QSE159s plus some of the recommended LED's to go with them. My probe is due in tomorrow but the testing will have to wait since it appears my new SkyFire LinuxCNC machine has turned into a kit instead of ready to run. I miss measured my Door opening to my shop.

Re: [Emc-users] Anybody have an idea how...

2016-09-23 Thread hubert
lost my first one to Cancer about 4 years ago. That interrupted my self taught machining for a while. Good Luck Hubert > > Ideas welcome. > > Cheers, Gene Heskett -- ___ Emc-users mailing list Emc-users@lists.sourceforge.net https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/emc-users

Re: [Emc-users] snagged touch probe on eBay - anybody know how to interface ?

2016-09-20 Thread hubert
On 9/20/16 11:12 PM, Jon Elson wrote: > On 09/20/2016 06:27 PM, hubert wrote: >> Jon >> >> I ordered some QSE159's to use as detectors and some ir leds for >> generating turn on. I have an FPGA board and some arduino's to try for >> the control logic. One

Re: [Emc-users] snagged touch probe on eBay - anybody know how to interface ?

2016-09-20 Thread hubert
uickness , although i would be using a stm32 once > iv'e figured it all out > https://arduino-info.wikispaces.com/IR-RemoteControl > > > On 20 September 2016 at 00:57, hubert <h...@hbahr.org> wrote: > >> Hi All >> >> This thread and it's follow on triggered my int

Re: [Emc-users] snagged touch probe on eBay - anybody know how to interface ?

2016-09-19 Thread hubert
Hi All This thread and it's follow on triggered my interest, so I just snagged a Renishaw MP3 probe on Ebay and now face the task of interfacing this to my New CNC mill which I am due to pickup later this week. I ordered the mill with LinuxCNC using the Mesa cards to interface to the

Re: [Emc-users] Toolchange M6

2016-04-17 Thread hubert
converted. Hubert On 4/16/16 7:06 PM, Ken Strauss wrote: > Then as Andy mentioned I think that you're stuck with forcing everyone to > use only one tool per file since I don't believe tht LinuxCNC allows > jogging or adjusting offsets during a tool change. Just setup a dummy tool > ta

Re: [Emc-users] Buying a LinuxCNC controlled Mill

2016-04-07 Thread hubert
On 4/6/16 11:12 AM, andy pugh wrote: > On 6 April 2016 at 16:53, hubert <h...@hbahr.org> wrote: > >> They currently use drivers that convert step and direction to servo >> control and have BOB that uses usb to talk to the computer. While it >> would be easy for m

[Emc-users] Buying a LinuxCNC controlled Mill

2016-04-06 Thread hubert
to my computer when it arrives. Also which type on encoder should I ask for. Incremental or Absolute. I am also going to ask them to prewire for an additional 2 rotary axis. I currently have stepper controlled using Gecko 540. Help! Hubert

Re: [Emc-users] Changing From Mach3 to LinuxCNC questions

2016-03-30 Thread hubert
anging From Mach3 to LinuxCNC questions To: emc-users@lists.sourceforge.net Message-ID: <56faff30.9040...@gmail.com> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=windows-1252; format=flowed Why do you have to buy Mach3 if it was already controlling the machine? Dave On 3/29/2016 2:06 PM, hubert wr

[Emc-users] Changing From Mach3 to LinuxCNC questions

2016-03-29 Thread hubert
I am purchasing a used CNC Mill using Stepper motors and a BLDC Spindle motor. It currently is using Mach3 with a usb smooth stepper interface. I found out I will either have to purchase Mach3, or as I prefer convert it to use LinuxCNC. Since this is a much higher performance system than I

Re: [Emc-users] CAD/CAM for LinuxCNC

2015-09-18 Thread hubert
than anybody else. I have looked at some of the others but not really tried any since I have been happy with this solution. Hubert -- ___ Emc-users mailing list Emc-users

Re: [Emc-users] Shizuoka on eBay

2013-07-05 Thread Hubert Bahr
While I don't need to add a new project at this time this does peak my interest, but it brings up some questions. What type of capabilities can we expect to get by retrofitting one of these older NC machines? I would think they should be more capable than a Chinese mill conversion but what

Re: [Emc-users] Synergy Cad Cam

2011-10-21 Thread Hubert Bahr
indexing on a fourth axis. What it doesn't give you is cutting while moving all axis. One thing about Synergy. The default values for cutting speed etc. were based on production milling with production equipment and tooling, so you need to adjust the values for a typical home brew mill. Hubert

Re: [Emc-users] CAM Program

2011-10-20 Thread Hubert Bahr
to actually write and maintain the software. And have been doing so for a long time. Hubert From: Chris Reynoldsc_reynolds2...@yahoo.com Subject: [Emc-users] CAM program I've been looking at making a complete switch to linux and I wanted to get some input from the group. I've been using EMC to run

Re: [Emc-users] Cad software for A axis

2010-03-22 Thread Hubert Bahr
the 3d version. Indexing types of operations do not. I personally have the full solid modeling version but I have not required it for cam purposes. Hubert Stephen Wille Padnos wrote: Kasey Matejcek wrote: I've got a project to do on my 4 axis mill x,y,z,a running EMC A is parallel

Re: [Emc-users] Jog under PAUSE / tool cnange

2010-03-17 Thread Hubert Bahr
#!/usr/bin/python import sys, os import gettext BASE = os.path.abspath(os.path.join(os.path.dirname(sys.argv[0]), ..)) gettext.install(axis, localedir=os.path.join(BASE, share, locale), unicode=True) import emc, hal import rs274.options iniFile = emc.ini(os.environ['INI_FILE_NAME']) emc.nmlfile

Re: [Emc-users] Mini mill conversion

2009-12-11 Thread Hubert Bahr
a logic analyzer/oscilloscope viewpoint. Another user suggested using Halscope part of EMC2. I haven't personally used it (I own an oscilloscope) so to use it somebody else would need to coach. Since earlier you mentioned breakout boards etc, this may be close to your budget range. Hubert

Re: [Emc-users] Retrofit project

2009-12-10 Thread Hubert Bahr
answers. Hubert Martin Pinkston wrote: Good evening or morning, The milling machine is basically a benchtop mini mill import. Looks exactally like a Rong Fu. And I have seen a Jet name brand setting at a Tractor Supply that was an exact copy. In fact I ordered hand wheels from Jet

Re: [Emc-users] Mini mill conversion

2009-12-10 Thread Hubert Bahr
you have separate wires running from the power supply to each motor as well as the 4 wires that connect to the driver card. If so what is the resistance from the power cable to each of the phase wires? Hubert I was able to get a couple pics of the pin out header so they will be on my blog

Re: [Emc-users] Assumption bites twice.....

2009-12-08 Thread Hubert Bahr
what you have and what it takes to/repair or replace it. Hubert Martin Pinkston wrote: O.k. guys, Now I really feel like an idiot.lol You guys are freaking serious about this I assumed I would get a little encouragement, but I guess I under-assumed the levels of commitment to success

Re: [Emc-users] Bitten by the assumption...

2009-12-07 Thread Hubert Bahr
and Steppers the trick is determining which electronic hardware components to plug in between the computer and the motor. Then again how old is old. Hubert Martin Pinkston wrote: Good afternoon group. Well, my project (converting and old Centroid controller over to EMC2) has hit a very large bump

Re: [Emc-users] Tool Changing Mid-Operation

2009-12-01 Thread Hubert Bahr
to verify that everything is as planned before hitting continue. Also make sure when you zero that you are in state. The zeroing dialog defaults to G54 when quite often you are working in G55 so you need to set it to G55 to correctly set the offset. Hubert Michael Grundvig wrote: Note: I

Re: [Emc-users] New CAD/CAM system to the market - SharpCam

2009-11-14 Thread Hubert Bahr
Why even worry about windoz when Synergy is Native Linux Cad/Cam? Hubert Ian W. Wright wrote: Gene, I believe you can also run CamBam on linux using Virtualbox but then you do need to install a version of windoze and run it headless. I must admit to having my machine dual booting

Re: [Emc-users] New CAD/CAM system to the market - SharpCam

2009-11-12 Thread Hubert Bahr
out early. However, they will supply a code that lets you continue. I had left mine running without realizing it and it timed out but they graciously let me continue the trial for a full 30 days. Hubert John Thornton wrote: On 11 Nov 2009 at 13:33, Hubert Bahr wrote: John have you ever

Re: [Emc-users] New CAD/CAM system to the market - SharpCam

2009-11-11 Thread Hubert Bahr
/2 axis (basic milling or lathe) very reasonable with upgrades available to full multi-axis solid capabilities. I chose the latter as I want to play with 4 and 5 axis solids. I have found them extremely knowledgeable about what is needed. Hubert

Re: [Emc-users] 2.3.3

2009-10-26 Thread Hubert Bahr
although the Z axis takes a much larger motor. I guess I am confused at what kind of speed you would have on the Y axis with less than 4 of travel that would cause bearing noise. Hubert Gene Heskett wrote: On Monday 26 October 2009, Andy Pugh wrote: 2009/10/25 Gene Heskett gene.hesk

Re: [Emc-users] 2.3.3

2009-10-26 Thread Hubert Bahr
in an X1. Hubert Gene Heskett wrote: On Monday 26 October 2009, Andy Pugh wrote: 2009/10/27 Gene Heskett gene.hesk...@gmail.com: So where does one get ball screws cheap enough to use on an X1 upgrade? Depends how cheap is cheap enough. eBay is one source, I got my 8mm Y-axis

Re: [Emc-users] Spindle Control

2009-10-12 Thread Hubert Bahr
resolution. What resolution is required for tapping? Isn't the starting edge of an index pulse sufficient, or do they need to track loading on the spindle? Hubert Gene Heskett wrote: snip If threading is to be done, then emc must know the position of the spindle pretty accurately. The usual

Re: [Emc-users] Spindle Control

2009-10-12 Thread Hubert Bahr
to determine which size of FPGA to use. I think it will also allow me to use separate home switches and possibly some control for a tool changer (dreaming). Please warn me of pitfalls with this scheme. Hubert Hubert Bahr wrote: I am actually working on two machines in parallel. An X2 and an X3

Re: [Emc-users] Spindle Control

2009-10-11 Thread Hubert Bahr
to the spindle pulley. I am looking to sync to speeds over a range roughly from 50 to 6000 rpm. Thanks Hubert -- Come build with us! The BlackBerry(R) Developer Conference in SF, CA is the only developer event you need to attend

Re: [Emc-users] Spindle Control

2009-10-10 Thread Hubert Bahr
. It looks like my driver may have already considered that and provides an optical isolated output and uses a PWM input. Thanks Hubert Gene Heskett wrote: On Friday 09 October 2009, Hubert Bahr wrote: Just some thinking out loud!! Is it possible to put a rotation detector on a spindle, use

Re: [Emc-users] Spindle Control

2009-10-10 Thread Hubert Bahr
. This should be sufficient to switch direction and power. The only need I anticipate for reversing spindle direction is for rigid tapping, I guess I need to study how that works in EMC2. Hubert -- Come build with us

Re: [Emc-users] Spindle Control

2009-10-10 Thread Hubert Bahr
to reverse engineer them to get them to work. Hubert Peter Homann wrote: Hi Hubert, You need to be careful connecting to the pot inputs of a lot of these type of speed controllers. The usually put a DC voltage of anywhere between 7V to 15V across the potentiometer. The kicker is that this voltage

[Emc-users] Spindle Control

2009-10-09 Thread Hubert Bahr
, and since the current controller appears to use a pot to adjust the speed and a switch to change direction I believe I could use some type of control voltage and a relay to replace the pot and switch. I would appreciate any suggestions as I explore deeper. Hubert

Re: [Emc-users] Question about using a rotary table

2009-10-02 Thread Hubert Bahr
to change the current linear position N to N MOD 360 without causing a physical move of the machine, as my attempts with G10 L2 A 0 did not appear to have the desired result. Hubert Stuart Stevenson wrote: Gentlemen, I can think of one scenario that the rotary (0-359.999) configuration

Re: [Emc-users] Question about using a rotary table

2009-10-01 Thread Hubert Bahr
. Thinking about it further I would rather live with it this way than loose the ability to specify multiple rotations by rotating greater than 360 degrees. I like being able to mathematically describe a helix and cut it as one long extended cut. Hubert Stuart Stevenson wrote: Gentlemen, I have

[Emc-users] EMC2 SMP

2009-09-24 Thread Hubert Bahr
not familiar with RTAI so I don't know what limitations might be lurking in the shadows. Thanks Hubert -- Come build with us! The BlackBerryreg; Developer Conference in SF, CA is the only developer event you need

[Emc-users] G code Home vs Manual Home

2009-09-14 Thread Hubert Bahr
the desired result. The goal is to allow continued turning of the A axis without hitting the max value limits. I prefer continued rotation to avoid backlash issues. How does AXIS do it? Hubert -- Let Crystal Reports

Re: [Emc-users] Mesa 7I43 use with EMC2

2009-08-03 Thread Hubert Bahr
to the development board in the past so I was wondering how the 7i43 worked with the Xilinx software. This board looked promising for some other applications as well. I could send these type of questions to Mesa and at this time they are not a primary concern just a potential added benefit. Hubert Sebastian

[Emc-users] Mesa 7I43 use with EMC2

2009-08-02 Thread Hubert Bahr
between HostMot2 and just software generated step and direction? Hubert -- Let Crystal Reports handle the reporting - Free Crystal Reports 2008 30-Day trial. Simplify your report design, integration and deployment - and focus

Re: [Emc-users] Mesa 7I43 use with EMC2

2009-08-02 Thread Hubert Bahr
as possibly a power source? Would there be any advantage to getting the larger Spartan device? Does the Xilinx ISE recognize this card for programing or do we need to use Mesa supplied software for that purpose? Hubert Sebastian Kuzminsky wrote: div class=moz-text-flowed style=font-family: -moz

Re: [Emc-users] Using MDI or Jog during a program?

2009-07-15 Thread Hubert Bahr
-axis or if necessary change other offsets as well. Then hit continue. I believe he did this in python. I can provide you a copy of it as an example of possibly Leslie will chime in. Hubert Tim Hedlund wrote: I sure could use some help jogging during a program. My project involves laser beam

Re: [Emc-users] Using MDI during a Program?

2009-07-03 Thread Hubert Bahr
and makes the next move after hitting continue. To me this definately makes Axis a more usable interface. I started with a manual mill and am slowly advancing to a CNC system. Thanks Hubert Leslie Newell wrote: Hi Hubert, Try this version. It still needs some work but at least it should run

[Emc-users] Use Setup and Recommendations of Limit/Home switches

2009-07-01 Thread Hubert Bahr
that when switched the physical switch point must be highly repeatable. So, how do you mount them and what type of device has the necessary stability to serve this function. Thanks Hubert

Re: [Emc-users] Need a bandsaw for resaw duties

2009-06-26 Thread Hubert Bahr
the cost of the VFD drive is about the same as the single phase motor, and is has the added advantage of giving you variable speed. Hubert Gene Heskett wrote: Greetings all; I find I am in need of a bandsaw with at least 12.5 of resaw capability, and I'm reluctant to buy a Rikon 10-325 to get

Re: [Emc-users] Using MDI during a Program?

2009-06-23 Thread Hubert Bahr
not been making to the list so I am sending it to you as well. Thanks Hubert Leslie Newell wrote: div class=moz-text-flowed style=font-family: -moz-fixedSome controls have a 'teach mode' that records your jogs. You can then replay the jogs either forwards or backwards. This is pretty much

[Emc-users] Using MDI during a Program?

2009-06-20 Thread Hubert Bahr
to do this using MDI. The only option I see is breaking the program in multiple pieces for each tool change. I guess I am using 2.2. At this time I do not have limit switches implemented. Hubert -- Are you an open source