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General Mach Discussion / offset will not clear
« on: September 23, 2010, 10:38:49 PM »
anyone know how to clear off set.
I have been fighting with this for hours. Can not get them clear
the gcode start then the first then the mill does is Z axis goes up. resets the zero height and cuts air.

If i delete everything before
N190(Toolpath:- heading)
i runs fine cut height is correct. any suggestions

first few lines of gcode are as follows

N190(Toolpath:- heading)

( 1srpokerrun60 )
( File created: Wednesday, September 22, 2010 - 10:56 PM)
( for Mach2/3 from Vectric )
( Material Size)
( X= 5.500, Y= 7.000, Z= 0.250)
(Toolpaths used in this file:)
(Lower Text)
(Tools used in this file: )
(1 = V-Bit {60 deg 0.5 inches})
N160 (V-Bit {60 deg 0.5 inches})
N190(Toolpath:- heading)

General Mach Discussion / Auto Zero Touch pad and c10 (cnc4pc board)
« on: September 23, 2010, 12:18:19 PM »
I think i would like to build me a touch pad to use for Zeroing my Z axis.
I have a c10 board from cnc4pc.  Which pin will i attach the leads to?
What is the command in Mach3 to have the mill come down and zero the Z?
Or do i move it down with MPG until it hits the pad?
Im just not sure of the process after i wire up the pad to use it. 
Thanks for the help bob

Sorry the question is not worded better

General Mach Discussion / axis change direction
« on: September 23, 2010, 01:11:45 AM »
it seem several times, when i use my mill, i have to check to make sure
my x y and z more the correct direction. If they dont sometime unplugging the 5 volt and plugging it back in will fix it.
some times i have to change the direction of the mill so it cuts the correct way , same as the dro.
any suggestion are welcome, Im getting pretty sick of doing this.

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