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Hi everyone,  i purchased Mach 3 a few years ago and installed it on a windows 7 32 bit desktop with parallel port.
I would like to get a new compute windows 10r and transfer my Mach 3 software over to new computer, how xan i do this conversion without a parallel port? Can i purchase a ethernet  smooth stepper and use that?
Thank you to all that respond

General Mach Discussion / Mach 3 settings for C11G breakout board
« on: October 03, 2018, 10:15:48 PM »
Hi Guys
I have a G0704 mill controlled by 5056 drivers with stepper motors Breakout board was C10 but it failed and i replaced with the C11G
My problem is when i move any of the axis, the motors dont move but the mach 3 screen shows movement in the machine position .
Does anybody know where i can find the mach 3 settings for the C11G breakout board?

Im assuming that since Mach 3 does not have a wear offset page for fine tuning each individual tool. figured i could just use G59P offsets and transpose the G54 offsets to the G59p offsets and just change the amount i needed to move tool into the G59P offset.
Well this in deed works good, so any tool i need to make a minor adjustment to i just give it a G59P7 or 8 or 9 and so forth.
However what i found out is if you are running a tool with cutter comp, and try to use the G59P offset it causes the tool to lose cutter comp and the tool just goes crazy all over.
Does anybody know how to correct this?
or is there a better way to make small wear offsets in X Y without using G59P tables?
any help would be appreciated  

Im using mach 3 with a G0704 mill
i have set my 7 tools and touched off my Z locations
I established my X and Y zero of spindle and part location
I ran a part and one of the tools is cutting more on one side than the other on both X and Y
so i need to offset this tool like .020 in X and in Y
How do i do that independently of the spindle X Y zero point setting?

On cnc mills at work we have independent wear offset pages so you can easily change a tools location independent of machine Zero
any help would be appreciated .

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