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Mach Discussion => General Mach Discussion => Topic started by: cookster on June 09, 2009, 09:19:43 AM

Title: controller help
Post by: cookster on June 09, 2009, 09:19:43 AM
ive been setting my conroller to run with mach.i posted a few days ago about steps per unit and hood answered my question(THANKS).i had left out that it is a microstepping conroller but im confused if it is 10 steps or not,ive looked at the info on the sheet and is says 1\2 1\4 1\8 and 1\16 step dip switch on board can anyone explain what this means,the conroller is a 3axis  from marchandice cnc.thanks
Title: Re: controller help
Post by: Hood on June 09, 2009, 09:47:35 AM
Suggest you set it to 1/8 step which is 8 microsteps so your calcs for steps per would be (200 x 8 )/ 5 = 320 steps per mm.