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Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Thu 22 March 2018, 09:19
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Posted By Father-of-Ash
thank you for the complement! I have a few...

thank you for the complement!
I have a few updates I got done, I'll be posting soon.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 06 February 2018, 19:53
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Posted By Father-of-Ash
Thank you Sir.... That's what it was... I thought...

Thank you Sir.... That's what it was... I thought I didnt have anything set in it.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 06 February 2018, 17:28
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Posted By Father-of-Ash
Will do John, I've been having an issue with...

Will do John,
I've been having an issue with mach, every time I zero a piece and start cutting, the z is always offset too high by 1.3" .... Its nothing can find in cam software, I'm fairly sure...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sun 28 January 2018, 15:04
Replies: 230
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Posted By Father-of-Ash
Thanks guys, forgot about the serial number,...

Thanks guys,
forgot about the serial number, you'll see the logo on the next video, hope to be cutting aluminum.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sat 27 January 2018, 17:47
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Posted By Father-of-Ash
Hello all, Finally, I've done my first cut...

Hello all,

Finally, I've done my first cut of the roadrunner.

I wanted to ask how most of you normally set up your machines as far as home and X0,Y0.
Is "Home" the location the spindle is...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sun 14 January 2018, 11:06
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Posted By Father-of-Ash
Thank you Sir! Trim pot works correctly in...

Thank you Sir!

Trim pot works correctly in clockwise direction now that VFD settings are correct. It was turned all the way down from my last attempt. Re-calibrated and now 9.8v = 400Hz.
In Mach...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sat 13 January 2018, 22:26
Replies: 230
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Posted By Father-of-Ash
I could never find my model # HY04D023B in any...

I could never find my model # HY04D023B in any manual, its always skipped. but the one you linked is what I've been using.
PD-001 is set to 1, was a typo.

Thank you very much for that blog post,...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sat 13 January 2018, 12:25
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Views: 33,958
Posted By Father-of-Ash
Thank you Brad, voltage read positive. I pretty...

Thank you Brad, voltage read positive.
I pretty sure base parameters are set correctly, but not sure about the rest of them and how they impact operation.
PD-000=0
1=0
2=1
3=400
4=400
5=400...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Thu 11 January 2018, 13:45
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Posted By Father-of-Ash
lol, Thanks Brad. your time is much appreciated. ...

lol, Thanks Brad. your time is much appreciated.
DC voltage reads better, VI to ACM jumps to 5.5vdc on test start, pressed once more and RPM ramps up and voltage drops to 1.6vdc.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Thu 11 January 2018, 12:18
Replies: 230
Views: 33,958
Posted By Father-of-Ash
Ok, sorry for the long delay, I'm finally back at...

Ok, sorry for the long delay, I'm finally back at it.

In the mean time all I got done was the Z reduction box, which now works fine.
Also bought a used Fluke 87v...

-ve on ACM to +ve on VI...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Fri 15 December 2017, 08:30
Replies: 230
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Posted By Father-of-Ash
Thanks Brad, sorry for the delay. I'm...

Thanks Brad, sorry for the delay.
I'm suspicious of my volt meter, its an old digital one but when I went to test ACM to VI again before I starting it in test mode, it showed voltage ramping up to...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Wed 13 December 2017, 11:21
Replies: 230
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Posted By Father-of-Ash
Again, thank you for the quick replies. ACM...

Again, thank you for the quick replies.

ACM to VI is still 0
DCM to VI is .6

Yes, VI is connected to Aout

Any idea why trim pot is functioning backwards?
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Wed 13 December 2017, 09:43
Replies: 230
Views: 33,958
Posted By Father-of-Ash
ok. more confusion. I made sure trim pot is all...

ok. more confusion. I made sure trim pot is all the way CC before starting system, started test mode and played with pot but nothing would happen. started system with pot turned fully clockwise and...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 12 December 2017, 20:45
Replies: 230
Views: 33,958
Posted By Father-of-Ash
Wow:) Ok, Reading from VI to ACM terminals...

Wow:)

Ok, Reading from VI to ACM terminals is 0 and VI to DCM is .80
VI connected to Aout @ pmdx
DCM to COM " "
ACM to Agnd " "
I'm using 0-10v.
I didn't...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 12 December 2017, 19:29
Replies: 230
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Posted By Father-of-Ash
For some reason my post submission didn't go...

For some reason my post submission didn't go through the other day.

I ended up swapping wiring, you can only reverse the slaved axis in software.

I tried online, came back at 250 not including...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Mon 11 December 2017, 12:25
Replies: 230
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Posted By Father-of-Ash
Thanks Pete, most guys around here (Toledo) wont...

Thanks Pete, most guys around here (Toledo) wont bother with the one off part.

next question might be silliest on the forum but...
When I'm standing in the "front" or "Material feed" end of the...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Wed 06 December 2017, 21:42
Replies: 230
Views: 33,958
Posted By Father-of-Ash
Brad, correct and PD-002 is set to 1 does...

Brad, correct and PD-002 is set to 1

does $225 per plate sound fair?
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Wed 06 December 2017, 15:27
Replies: 230
Views: 33,958
Posted By Father-of-Ash
Thanks Brad, it doesn't look obsolete. same...

Thanks Brad, it doesn't look obsolete. same parameters as what my manual shows, but I'm not going modbus route. I believe those parameters are modbus only?

and can someone tell me what is a decent...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sun 03 December 2017, 09:44
Replies: 230
Views: 33,958
Posted By Father-of-Ash
Thanks Pete, it seems most people go the modbus...

Thanks Pete, it seems most people go the modbus route. is the only reason RPM accuracy?

I got the part quoted both ways, modified and unmodified and he wanted $30 more per.

anyone willing to...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sat 02 December 2017, 11:25
Replies: 230
Views: 33,958
Posted By Father-of-Ash
Hello all, I've got the spindle spinning...

Hello all,

I've got the spindle spinning from mach3 through a PMDX-107, but cant change RPM through mach3. I used warpd9 smooth stepper settings for mach and set main parameters in VFD, setting...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Mon 20 November 2017, 10:39
Replies: 230
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Posted By Father-of-Ash
Yes Mike, the pk299 move the x & y fine, but...

Yes Mike, the pk299 move the x & y fine, but fairly close to skipping steps( very heavy gantry tubes + y-car stuff). Pk299 wasn't tough enough for the Z's either, that's why I thought I had motor...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sun 19 November 2017, 20:07
Replies: 230
Views: 33,958
Posted By Father-of-Ash
Yes Mike, same issue although not really an...

Yes Mike, same issue although not really an issue, I'm just expecting too much out of the motors.
Pete, first thing I should of done is refamiliarized, but my time is limited and I got impatient....
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sun 19 November 2017, 16:56
Replies: 230
Views: 33,958
Posted By Father-of-Ash
Ok, I failed again. Impatience and assumptions...

Ok, I failed again.
Impatience and assumptions + MM = fail.
I'm assuming once again that these motors should tear the meat off my hand if I attempt to hold them.....
There definetly was a...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Wed 15 November 2017, 20:04
Replies: 230
Views: 33,958
Posted By Father-of-Ash
ok, just finished going over voltage...

ok, just finished going over voltage requirements. looks like I'm a bit over the recommended 20%, should i be concerned? although it will match the KL34H280-45-8A @2.2mH inductance much better.

I...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sun 12 November 2017, 19:01
Replies: 230
Views: 33,958
Posted By Father-of-Ash
Using the AN-10440, I have 57vdc out from the...

Using the AN-10440, I have 57vdc out from the caps.
I still havent refamiliarized myself with the electrical requirements.
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