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Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Sun 24 October 2010, 08:40
Replies: 7
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Posted By DTGuitars
I finally got it working. I re-installed Mach3...

I finally got it working. I re-installed Mach3 and the BlueProbe screen. Rebooted, and it works. Not sure why it didn't work the first time, but that's OK.
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Sun 24 October 2010, 00:25
Replies: 7
Views: 2,195
Posted By DTGuitars
I didn't even make it to the tool side of things...

I didn't even make it to the tool side of things yet. There was no response when I touched the probe leads together. The LED in Mach3 didn't light to indicate that it was working. I even hit the...
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Sat 23 October 2010, 11:03
Replies: 7
Views: 2,195
Posted By DTGuitars
I don't think it is a ground problem. When I...

I don't think it is a ground problem. When I touch the two leads together the LED on the board lights up for the pin 11 input. That tells me there is continuity. The probe is really just a touch...
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Fri 22 October 2010, 19:18
Replies: 7
Views: 2,195
Posted By DTGuitars
Touch Probe Setup

I am having a little trouble setting up my touch probe with my PMDX-122 and Mach3. I have downloaded and installed the Mach3 blue screen with the probe plugin. I have my probe set on pin 11 on the...
Forum: 701. Motor Drives Mon 18 October 2010, 09:48
Replies: 13
Views: 4,393
Posted By DTGuitars
Brad, So these could possibly do the trick,...

Brad,

So these could possibly do the trick, and would work with the PMDX-122 breakout if the wiring follows suit to what Mike states above? I mean, at $25 a piece, it would be good at least to...
Forum: 701. Motor Drives Mon 18 October 2010, 08:20
Replies: 13
Views: 4,393
Posted By DTGuitars
Hey, thanks guys. That was most helpful for my...

Hey, thanks guys. That was most helpful for my understanding. I have not completely made my mind up on what driver to go with. These were offered to me at a really low price. I made a discovery...
Forum: 701. Motor Drives Sun 17 October 2010, 21:42
Replies: 13
Views: 4,393
Posted By DTGuitars
Hey Brad, This...

Hey Brad,

This (http://http://oemotor.com/html/product_e_27.html) is the best I can find as for information at this point.

http://oemotor.com/html/product_e_27.html

I hope this is enough...
Forum: 701. Motor Drives Sun 17 October 2010, 17:51
Replies: 13
Views: 4,393
Posted By DTGuitars
OK. So............how would a person hook things...

OK. So............how would a person hook things up if their drivers did not have the selectable switch? Here are the connections as follows:

CP+
CP-
CW+
CW-
EN+
EN-

Then there is the...
Forum: 702. Power Supplies Sat 16 October 2010, 16:12
Replies: 2
Views: 2,072
Posted By DTGuitars
PMDX-135-5020 power supply

Is the PDMX-135-5020 (http://www.pmdx.com/PMDX-135)a decent and acceptable power supply, or should I look into the building of my supply as many on here have done? My setup will be 34HS9801...
Forum: 701. Motor Drives Sat 16 October 2010, 15:48
Replies: 13
Views: 4,393
Posted By DTGuitars
Thanks Brad. That cleared up a good amount of...

Thanks Brad. That cleared up a good amount of stuff.

David
Forum: 701. Motor Drives Sat 16 October 2010, 12:24
Replies: 13
Views: 4,393
Posted By DTGuitars
Question about stepper drives and motor direction

Hey folks,

I found 4 drivers for my 34HS9801 steppers, 70V/6A. I do have a question before I purchase these. I noticed that there is only CW and no CCW connections. If running 2 steppers on the...
Forum: Driving Mechanisms: Rack/pinion, gears, screws, belts & chains Tue 05 October 2010, 08:39
Replies: 4
Views: 2,556
Posted By DTGuitars
Thanks guys, it looks like I'll follow suit and...

Thanks guys, it looks like I'll follow suit and bore the hole out to fit.

Mike, I appreciate the link and part #'s. I looked on thier site yesterday, but didn't see any 14mm bores, so I didn't...
Forum: Driving Mechanisms: Rack/pinion, gears, screws, belts & chains Mon 04 October 2010, 22:36
Replies: 4
Views: 2,556
Posted By DTGuitars
Source for timing pulleys

Hey guys, I just got my MotionKing steppers in today, and was trying to find a reasonable source for pulleys to build my belt reduction. The MK motors have a 14mm shaft. I want to go either 3:1 or...
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Sat 28 August 2010, 22:31
Replies: 10
Views: 2,092
Posted By DTGuitars
Nils, I will definitely be starting out with a...

Nils, I will definitely be starting out with a router. You guys speak pretty highly of Milwalkee. I am familiar with several of thier tools, and like them quite well. How would you compare them to...
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Sat 28 August 2010, 13:45
Replies: 10
Views: 2,092
Posted By DTGuitars
I will definitely take your advice on the non...

I will definitely take your advice on the non geared motors. It sounds like that would be the most economical way to go.

I have built my guitars by hand for 12 years now. There is no doubt that...
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Sat 28 August 2010, 13:37
Replies: 10
Views: 2,092
Posted By DTGuitars
Hey, thanks Sean for the input. The biggest...

Hey, thanks Sean for the input. The biggest challenge I have at this point is space in my shop. It is a 22'X22' shop that is filled with equipment. I have one spot remaining that I may be able to...
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Sat 28 August 2010, 08:52
Replies: 10
Views: 2,092
Posted By DTGuitars
Nils #12, Thaks for all the advice on the...

Nils #12,

Thaks for all the advice on the software side of things. I will definitely research out the different CAM programs you have suggested. I have read a good deal about Mach, but have not...
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Sat 28 August 2010, 00:11
Replies: 10
Views: 2,092
Posted By DTGuitars
Complete Newbeeeeeee

Hey guys, I have been thinking of taking the plunge into building a CNC Router for some time. For a business, I build high end custom acoustic guitars, and can see the benefit of having some...
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