Re: [Emc-users] Probe cycle switches to MDI

2016-10-08 Thread Gene Heskett
On Saturday 08 October 2016 13:46:12 Danny Miller wrote: And I copied to the developers list as you bring up a point that I too would like to see fixed. It will not fix my instant problem of the G38 contact not getting to motion.probe-input, that signal lost failure will still crush the probe

Re: [Emc-users] Probe cycle switches to MDI

2016-10-08 Thread Danny Miller
On 10/8/2016 12:13 PM, Gene Heskett wrote: > On Saturday 08 October 2016 12:25:57 Danny Miller wrote: > >> I have the wireless pendant button triggering a probe cycle in an >> .ngc. >> >> Problem is, IF the cycle ends without tripping the probe (user error), >> Axis UI ends up switching to MDI

Re: [Emc-users] Probe cycle switches to MDI

2016-10-08 Thread John Alexander Stewart
Danny - not an answer, but I do find sometimes that my USB MPG will cause that to happen. It is on an older version of LinuxCNC that I should update sometime, hoping that a bug fix has cured it. Sorry for no answer, but at least you know you are not the only one. ;-) John.

Re: [Emc-users] Probe cycle switches to MDI

2016-10-08 Thread Gene Heskett
On Saturday 08 October 2016 12:25:57 Danny Miller wrote: > I have the wireless pendant button triggering a probe cycle in an > .ngc. > > Problem is, IF the cycle ends without tripping the probe (user error), > Axis UI ends up switching to MDI tab, and all the pendant function is > for Manual

Re: [Emc-users] Probe cycle switches to MDI

2016-10-08 Thread andy pugh
On 8 October 2016 at 17:25, Danny Miller wrote: > Why > does it end up in MDI tab, and how can make LinuxCNC end up back in the > Manual Control tab? I imagine that you have the pendant connected to one of the MDI_COMMAND HAL pins? Those use MDI, and switch to the MDI

[Emc-users] Probe cycle switches to MDI

2016-10-08 Thread Danny Miller
I have the wireless pendant button triggering a probe cycle in an .ngc. Problem is, IF the cycle ends without tripping the probe (user error), Axis UI ends up switching to MDI tab, and all the pendant function is for Manual Control tab. So it disables the pendant until you can get back to the

Re: [Emc-users] "Probe triggered during jog"

2016-09-08 Thread Andy Pugh
> On 8 Sep 2016, at 07:49, Bruce Layne wrote: > > Why aren't these probe tips > initially designed this way? I suspect it has something to do with the > movement of small pieces of green paper. More s pinky-orange. Renishaw are British.

Re: [Emc-users] "Probe triggered during jog"

2016-09-07 Thread Bruce Layne
On 09/07/2016 10:35 PM, Jon Elson wrote: > I'm still trying to figure out how they attach the ceramic > rod to the threaded end. I'd like to shorten my probe by > 50mm or so. If it is just epoxied in, I might try heating > it and see if it will come out. > I find that it's the easiest thing in

Re: [Emc-users] "Probe triggered during jog"

2016-09-07 Thread Jon Elson
On 09/07/2016 02:25 PM, andy pugh wrote: > On 7 September 2016 at 20:11, Jon Elson wrote: >> The stylus will only cost $75 or so > Maybe less than that. Is it Renishaw style? > http://www.renishaw.com/shop/stylihome.aspx > > No, of course not! Blum has their own style for

Re: [Emc-users] "Probe triggered during jog"

2016-09-07 Thread John Thornton
I can't even imagine trying to do that on an iphone... you are the man Andy! JT On 9/7/2016 10:42 AM, Andy Pugh wrote: > >> On 7 Sep 2016, at 17:05, Danny Miller wrote: >> >> Well, how do I modify it? Like > In the way I described. With links to the relevant manual pages.

Re: [Emc-users] "Probe triggered during jog"

2016-09-07 Thread andy pugh
On 7 September 2016 at 20:11, Jon Elson wrote: > The stylus will only cost $75 or so Maybe less than that. Is it Renishaw style? http://www.renishaw.com/shop/stylihome.aspx I think that they start at about £25. And there are always many on eBay. -- atp "A motorcycle

Re: [Emc-users] "Probe triggered during jog"

2016-09-07 Thread Jon Elson
On 09/07/2016 07:52 AM, John Kasunich wrote: > > > You wouldn't think that if you ever ran the business end of a $500 > probe into the side of a vise while jogging > > I am just setting up a $4000 Blum TC50 probe that I was incredibly lucky to snag on eBay. I'm going to hook up a watchdog to

Re: [Emc-users] "Probe triggered during jog"

2016-09-07 Thread Andy Pugh
> On 7 Sep 2016, at 17:05, Danny Miller wrote: > > Well, how do I modify it? Like In the way I described. With links to the relevant manual pages. (And do you know how much fun that was on a small screen iPhone?)

Re: [Emc-users] "Probe triggered during jog"

2016-09-07 Thread Sarah Armstrong
your using Cheap Probes John ? last one i bought cost me $3,500 after some idiot did exactly that . i added some extra logic and a external keyswitch , to stop it happening On 7 September 2016 at 13:52, John Kasunich wrote: > > > On Wed, Sep 7, 2016, at 02:43 AM,

Re: [Emc-users] "Probe triggered during jog"

2016-09-07 Thread Danny Miller
Well, how do I modify it? Like I say, pressing Probe Z momentarily starts an ngc. My best guess is the probe input needs to AND with "isAuto", does that sound right? I don't think I saw the probe trip during g-code running (which would be weird if it's to protect the probe). Danny On

Re: [Emc-users] "Probe triggered during jog"

2016-09-07 Thread John Kasunich
On Wed, Sep 7, 2016, at 02:43 AM, Danny Miller wrote: > I have a wireless toolsetting probe here. It's nice, but it's naturally > sensitive. Even when you're not using it, very easy to trip, and > LinuxCNC generates a "Probe triggering during jog" error. Just bump the > table. The probe

Re: [Emc-users] "Probe triggered during jog"

2016-09-07 Thread Andy Pugh
> On 7 Sep 2016, at 09:43, Danny Miller wrote: > > Hmm. I don't know why it was coded to do this, but it's a problem. > Basically it should be ignoring Probe-in if it's not probing. I think it is to save the probe if you leave it in the spindle by accident and press

[Emc-users] "Probe triggered during jog"

2016-09-07 Thread Danny Miller
I have a wireless toolsetting probe here. It's nice, but it's naturally sensitive. Even when you're not using it, very easy to trip, and LinuxCNC generates a "Probe triggering during jog" error. Just bump the table. The probe doesn't even have a physical hard switch, just the plate. Hmm.

Re: [Emc-users] Probe switch / limit switch

2016-04-12 Thread Jim Craig
Sebastian, You got the concept absolutely correct. Thanks for the feedback. I will give it a shot tomorrow when I get back to the machine. Thanks, Jim On 4/12/2016 12:12 PM, Sebastian Kuzminsky wrote: > On 04/12/2016 10:40 AM, Jim Craig wrote: >> I am helping a buddy build a plasma cutter.

Re: [Emc-users] Probe switch / limit switch

2016-04-12 Thread Sebastian Kuzminsky
On 04/12/2016 10:40 AM, Jim Craig wrote: > I am helping a buddy build a plasma cutter. The z axis assembly we are > using includes a probe switch so that when the torch tip moves up a > slight amount relative to the normal torch position it will trip the > switch saying the torch is on the metal

[Emc-users] Probe switch / limit switch

2016-04-12 Thread Jim Craig
I am helping a buddy build a plasma cutter. The z axis assembly we are using includes a probe switch so that when the torch tip moves up a slight amount relative to the normal torch position it will trip the switch saying the torch is on the metal to be cut. It is simple enough to use this

Re: [Emc-users] Probe

2015-12-14 Thread Viesturs Lācis
2015-12-14 0:51 GMT+02:00 Andrew : > 2015-12-14 0:41 GMT+02:00 John Thornton : > >> I saw that on in my search. Looks like a nice one, wonder where he is from? >> >> "*Hardened steel touch probe with rubby stylus for CNC machines*" > > > Lithuania > Free

Re: [Emc-users] Probe

2015-12-14 Thread andy pugh
On 14 December 2015 at 17:51, Jack Coats wrote: > http://stores.ebay.com/imsrv That seems to be in Michigan. Lithuania would suit Viesturs rather better, I suspect. -- atp If you can't fix it, you don't own it. http://www.ifixit.com/Manifesto

Re: [Emc-users] Probe

2015-12-14 Thread Viesturs Lācis
l.com] > Sent: Monday, December 14, 2015 9:41 AM > To: Enhanced Machine Controller (EMC) > Subject: Re: [Emc-users] Probe > > 2015-12-14 0:51 GMT+02:00 Andrew <pkm...@gmail.com>: >> 2015-12-14 0:41 GMT+02:00 John Thornton <j...@gnipsel.com>: >> >>> I saw t

Re: [Emc-users] Probe

2015-12-14 Thread linuxcnc
http://kurokesu.com/main/ -Original Message- From: Viesturs Lācis [mailto:viesturs.la...@gmail.com] Sent: Monday, December 14, 2015 9:41 AM To: Enhanced Machine Controller (EMC) Subject: Re: [Emc-users] Probe 2015-12-14 0:51 GMT+02:00 Andrew <pkm...@gmail.com>: > 2015-12-14 0:

Re: [Emc-users] Probe

2015-12-14 Thread Jack Coats
On Mon, Dec 14, 2015 at 11:41 AM, Viesturs Lācis wrote: > Hardened steel touch probe with rubby stylus for CNC machines http://stores.ebay.com/imsrv Is where I saw several different sizes. -- ><> ... Jack The Four Boxes of Liberty - "There are four boxes to be

Re: [Emc-users] Probe

2015-12-14 Thread Andrew
2015-12-14 21:21 GMT+02:00 Viesturs Lācis : > Thanks, I should clarify - not that dumb to miss that link, but still > looking for _ebay_ store. > Viesturs, there are no more probes listed right now. Though yesterday it was available http://www.ebay.com/itm/151911730211

Re: [Emc-users] Probe

2015-12-14 Thread Viesturs Lācis
2015-12-14 22:51 GMT+02:00 Andrew : > Viesturs, there are no more probes listed right now. > Though yesterday it was available http://www.ebay.com/itm/151911730211 > Apparently sold just recently. Thank you! Viesturs

Re: [Emc-users] Probe

2015-12-13 Thread John Thornton
Does it have a way to center the stylus? I'm going to try this one http://deepgroove1.com/stainlessprobe/stainlessprobe.htm JT On 12/12/2015 6:28 PM, Jim Craig wrote: > I use the one from CNC 4 PC. It works pretty good and is relatively > inexpensive. > > I made some videos about using it.

Re: [Emc-users] Probe

2015-12-13 Thread Jim Craig
Yep that is the first video in the series. I have not had time lately to work on additional videos. I have been building my new workshop to put my metalworking tools in. I am almost done with it. I will be moving the milling machine to the workshop this week. I hope to make some new videos in

Re: [Emc-users] Probe

2015-12-13 Thread Bruce Layne
On 12/13/2015 09:21 AM, Jim Craig wrote: > It has one feature that I would like, a ruby stylus. It has one feature that I like. The $25 replacement ruby tip probe is half the price of the replacement probe tip for the Haimer Zero Master. They should either sell the replacement probes in

Re: [Emc-users] Probe

2015-12-13 Thread Lester Caine
On 13/12/15 14:26, John Thornton wrote: > I looked at the wildhorse one several times... but didn't see a way to > set the probe center. There are three set-screws to fine tune the centring of the probe. Check out video 4 on http://www.wildhorse-innovations.com/support/EPAssem.html but alignment

Re: [Emc-users] Probe

2015-12-13 Thread Dave Caroline
On a cmm the probe can be calibrated around a reference ball in multiple directions to get the effective diameter of the stylus ball, this should be done whenever the stylus is changed. This can also calibrate out the variation in different directions caused by the variation in contact force

Re: [Emc-users] Probe

2015-12-13 Thread Lester Caine
On 13/12/15 12:08, John Thornton wrote: > Does it have a way to center the stylus? > > I'm going to try this one > > http://deepgroove1.com/stainlessprobe/stainlessprobe.htm Another option http://www.wildhorse-innovations.com/index.php?_a=viewProd=80 -- Lester Caine - G8HFL

Re: [Emc-users] Probe

2015-12-13 Thread Jim Craig
John, My second video shows how to center the stylus. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=na6PzAlWdIw The one you are looking at looks like a good probe. If you get it let us know how it works. It has one feature that I would like, a ruby stylus. Jim On 12/13/2015 6:08 AM, John Thornton wrote:

Re: [Emc-users] Probe

2015-12-13 Thread Jim Craig
On 12/13/2015 7:50 AM, Lester Caine wrote: > On 13/12/15 12:08, John Thornton wrote: >> Does it have a way to center the stylus? >> >> I'm going to try this one >> >> http://deepgroove1.com/stainlessprobe/stainlessprobe.htm > Another option >

Re: [Emc-users] Probe

2015-12-13 Thread John Thornton
I looked at the wildhorse one several times... but didn't see a way to set the probe center. JT On 12/13/2015 7:50 AM, Lester Caine wrote: > On 13/12/15 12:08, John Thornton wrote: >> Does it have a way to center the stylus? >> >> I'm going to try this one >> >>

Re: [Emc-users] Probe

2015-12-13 Thread Ken Strauss
: John Thornton [mailto:j...@gnipsel.com] > Sent: Saturday, December 12, 2015 4:21 PM > To: Enhanced Machine Controller (EMC) > Subject: [Emc-users] Probe > > I could use a probe on my BP Series 1 with Anilam CNC conversion but don't > have time to make one. Any suggestion

Re: [Emc-users] Probe

2015-12-13 Thread Gene Heskett
On Sunday 13 December 2015 08:50:37 Lester Caine wrote: > On 13/12/15 12:08, John Thornton wrote: > > Does it have a way to center the stylus? > > > > I'm going to try this one > > > > http://deepgroove1.com/stainlessprobe/stainlessprobe.htm > > Another option >

Re: [Emc-users] Probe

2015-12-13 Thread John Thornton
Saturday, December 12, 2015 4:21 PM >> To: Enhanced Machine Controller (EMC) >> Subject: [Emc-users] Probe >> >> I could use a probe on my BP Series 1 with Anilam CNC conversion b

Re: [Emc-users] Probe

2015-12-13 Thread Ken Strauss
troller (EMC) > Subject: Re: [Emc-users] Probe > > I would expect a $1200 probe to be well finished and use standard tips... > probably much more accurate than my BP knee mill ever was. > > JT > > On 12/13/2015 9:11 AM, Ken Strauss wrote: > > I have no idea where i

Re: [Emc-users] Probe

2015-12-13 Thread Kirk Wallace
On 12/13/2015 07:36 AM, Dave Caroline wrote: > On a cmm the probe can be calibrated around a reference ball in > multiple directions to get the effective diameter of the stylus ball, > this should be done whenever the stylus is changed. > > This can also calibrate out the variation in different

Re: [Emc-users] Probe

2015-12-13 Thread Ken Strauss
ginal Message- > From: Kirk Wallace [mailto:kwall...@wallacecompany.com] > Sent: Sunday, December 13, 2015 12:48 PM > To: emc-users@lists.sourceforge.net > Subject: Re: [Emc-users] Probe > > On 12/13/2015 07:36 AM, Dave Caroline wrote: > > On a cmm the probe can

Re: [Emc-users] Probe

2015-12-13 Thread andy pugh
On 13 December 2015 at 14:49, Bruce Layne wrote: >> It has one feature that I would like, a ruby stylus. > > It has one feature that I like. The $25 replacement ruby tip probe is > half the price of the replacement probe tip for the Haimer Zero Master. Ruby probes

Re: [Emc-users] Probe

2015-12-13 Thread Kirk Wallace
On 12/12/2015 01:20 PM, John Thornton wrote: > I could use a probe on my BP Series 1 with Anilam CNC conversion but > don't have time to make one. Any suggestions for a US probe? There are a lot of videos on Tormach probing on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=tormach+probe

Re: [Emc-users] Probe

2015-12-13 Thread Andrew
An interesting probe appeared recently http://www.kurokesu.com/shop/index.php?route=product/product=61_id=51 http://lukse.lt/uzrasai/2015-05-precise-steel-touch-probe-for-cnc-machines-routers/ No experience though, just saying. --- Andrew

Re: [Emc-users] Probe

2015-12-13 Thread Bengt Sjölund
I got some probes for sale at http://forum.linuxcnc.org/forum/54-user-exchange/29826-some-cnc-related-parts-4-sale Accepting reasonable offers ;) Cheers Bengt -- ___

Re: [Emc-users] Probe

2015-12-13 Thread John Thornton
I saw that after... On 12/13/2015 4:42 PM, jeshua wrote: >> On Dec 13, 2015, at 3:37 PM, John Thornton wrote: >> >> this is what came up in a search for me... $1259.50 >> >> http://www.tormach.com/store/index.php?app=ecom=prodshow=31858=CJu90_ry2ckCFYGCaQod7YkPvQ >> >> I didn't

Re: [Emc-users] Probe

2015-12-13 Thread John Thornton
you > may not need. I'm unsure of the source of the $1200 reference. > >> -Original Message- >> From: John Thornton [mailto:j...@gnipsel.com] >> Sent: Sunday, December 13, 2015 12:20 PM >> To: Enhanced Machine Controller (EMC) >> Subject: Re: [Emc-users] P

Re: [Emc-users] Probe

2015-12-13 Thread John Thornton
I saw that on in my search. Looks like a nice one, wonder where he is from? "*Hardened steel touch probe with rubby stylus for CNC machines*" JT On 12/13/2015 1:35 PM, Andrew wrote: > An interesting probe appeared recently > http://www.kurokesu.com/shop/index.php?route=product/product=61_id=51

Re: [Emc-users] Probe

2015-12-13 Thread jeshua
> On Dec 13, 2015, at 3:37 PM, John Thornton wrote: > > this is what came up in a search for me... $1259.50 > > http://www.tormach.com/store/index.php?app=ecom=prodshow=31858=CJu90_ry2ckCFYGCaQod7YkPvQ > > I didn't see the $250 one. I see this one for $259 listed below?

Re: [Emc-users] Probe

2015-12-13 Thread Andrew
2015-12-14 0:41 GMT+02:00 John Thornton : > I saw that on in my search. Looks like a nice one, wonder where he is from? > > "*Hardened steel touch probe with rubby stylus for CNC machines*" Lithuania Free worldwide shipping though. And best offer available

Re: [Emc-users] Probe

2015-12-12 Thread Jeremy Jones
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AcazGaRj9Xs Guessing that's the first video. Good video, thanks. I subscribed to your channel. On Sat, Dec 12, 2015 at 7:28 PM, Jim Craig wrote: > I use the one from CNC 4 PC. It works pretty good and is relatively > inexpensive. > >

Re: [Emc-users] Probe

2015-12-12 Thread Jim Craig
I use the one from CNC 4 PC. It works pretty good and is relatively inexpensive. I made some videos about using it. They are on the YouTube. On 12/12/2015 3:20 PM, John Thornton wrote: > I could use a probe on my BP Series 1 with Anilam CNC conversion but > don't have time to make one. Any

[Emc-users] Probe

2015-12-12 Thread John Thornton
I could use a probe on my BP Series 1 with Anilam CNC conversion but don't have time to make one. Any suggestions for a US probe? JT -- ___ Emc-users mailing list

Re: [Emc-users] probe program

2014-04-04 Thread lloyd wilson
Thanks - I thought I had seen one (shouldn't try to remember fleeting technology references after the evening's glass of theraputic pinot!) On 04/03/2014 11:08 PM, Sebastian Kuzminsky wrote: On 04/03/2014 07:12 PM, lloyd wilson wrote: A requirement has popped up for digitizing an object, so I

Re: [Emc-users] probe program

2014-04-04 Thread andy pugh
On 4 April 2014 02:12, lloyd wilson llwilso...@rochester.rr.com wrote: There is one reference in the wiki to a program called emcProbe, which is dated 2005. No (at least on the first few pages) references to that program show up on internet searches, and no alternatives show up in the wiki or

[Emc-users] probe program

2014-04-03 Thread lloyd wilson
A requirement has popped up for digitizing an object, so I started looking for a sample program to adapt. There is one reference in the wiki to a program called emcProbe, which is dated 2005. No (at least on the first few pages) references to that program show up on internet searches, and no

Re: [Emc-users] probe program

2014-04-03 Thread Gene Heskett
On Thursday 03 April 2014 22:01:14 lloyd wilson did opine: A requirement has popped up for digitizing an object, so I started looking for a sample program to adapt. There is one reference in the wiki to a program called emcProbe, which is dated 2005. No (at least on the first few pages)

Re: [Emc-users] probe program

2014-04-03 Thread Sebastian Kuzminsky
On 04/03/2014 07:12 PM, lloyd wilson wrote: A requirement has popped up for digitizing an object, so I started looking for a sample program to adapt. There is one reference in the wiki to a program called emcProbe, which is dated 2005. No (at least on the first few pages) references to that

[Emc-users] Probe design - was Re: unshielded cable

2009-05-05 Thread Rob Jansen
Gene Heskett wrote: They are now included at http://gene.homelinux.net:85/gene/emc as 'probe-*.jpg' These opto's I used have about a .150 gap. It holds the thing together when assembled. I don't recall now if they have schmidt outputs or not. Nice probe. I made one using the Renishaw