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General Mach Discussion / Machine not always following Mach3
« on: November 26, 2016, 09:13:34 PM »

I bought an elk head file from Vectric.  My machine roughed it out and finished nicely.

When I ran same file today the machine picked up and moved to do the antlers but it moved way to far and now the antlers are 2" away from the head.

Can anyone tell me what went wrong?

Mach3 and G-Rex / Mach3 and Homing/Limit Switches
« on: November 16, 2016, 08:02:39 PM »
Hello all,

I have searched and searched but seem to find no one with the same problem.

i attached homing switches to my machine and am trying to get them to communicate with Mach3.  I ran them in series and each switch will light M1, M2 and M3 in the Diagnostic screen.  When I press Reference All only the Z axis will home, it won't even try to move Y and X.  I can run programs fine with GCode and move any axis manually.  The only problem I am having is the homing problem.  I have all my ports and pins set up on pin 10 and verified that Mach sees the switches through Diagnosis.

Any ideas?  I have a tb6560 ahq board that seems to work fine.

Thanks,  I have been ready to throw the thing away I am so frustrated.

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