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Mach4 General Discussion / Re: Mach4 and Windows 10
« on: August 14, 2015, 02:16:28 AM »
Windows 10 pro, Mach 3, and ESS are working for me.

General Mach Discussion / Re: Mach 3 on Windows 10
« on: August 14, 2015, 02:12:20 AM »
Windows 10 pro and ESS is working for me.

General Mach Discussion / Re: Stopping Gcode during cycle
« on: December 14, 2013, 04:06:56 AM »
The tool is the same for each step.
Program in a tool change for each step. Mach3 will stop and ask for a new tool  each time

Mach3 under Vista / Re: No problem solving for mach3 - windows 7 64 bit?
« on: November 29, 2013, 01:48:08 AM »
My new CNC router came with a windows 8 64bit computer. It runs mach3 with a usb smoothstepper.

Competitions / Re: ******Guess and win a G100 Grex******
« on: May 22, 2007, 03:39:34 PM »
2,495,987  plus or minus 1.


General Mach Discussion / Re: Wabeco F1210E retrofit?
« on: April 02, 2007, 06:00:58 PM »
Yes, I will help.

I built my own stepper driver box using parts from PMDX for the power supply.

General Mach Discussion / Re: Wabeco F1210E retrofit?
« on: March 31, 2007, 02:52:52 AM »
My stepper driver was built by me. It uses Geckos and a Campbell design breakout. I have helped friends use PMDX and ncPod breakout boards.
After helping with a few conversions, it is clear the wabeco steppers are not the best. My next project may be to replace them.

I'm surprised Markus sold a machine with Wabeco controls. He normally buys them "CNC ready" and adds his own controller with Mach3.

General Mach Discussion / Re: Wabeco F1210E retrofit?
« on: March 30, 2007, 11:35:16 AM »
I suggest you look in the Wabeco Yahoo groups for information. You can also contact
Markus at Wabeco USA for a turn key conversion to mach3.

The F1210 uses steppers. The easiest way to covert it is to keep the steppers and replace
the stepper drives, add a standard breakout board, and load mach3. I have a F1210 running
Mach3 now.

LazyCam (Beta) / Vista Support
« on: March 12, 2007, 02:26:44 AM »
Lazy Cam doesn't seem to work with Vista. Any suggestions?

I need to run Vista for my day job.

Mach3 under Vista / Re: Your opinion of Vista ?
« on: February 06, 2007, 01:25:42 PM »
It's clear there are many people that like to bash Microsoft and people love to scream the sky is falling.

First, I have two machines running Mach 3 on windows XP. There is no need to change the OS and I have no plans to.

I did just upgrade my office machine. If you want to load Vista make sure there are drivers for your hardware and you are
running a pretty new machine with a fast processor and lots of memory. A basic $500 machine is not going to cut it. Then
be ready to update the rest of your software (Virus protect, CD burner, Office, ...).

So far it has been a simple upgrade with no issues. We will see after a few more weeks of use.


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