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General Mach Discussion / pulse rating
« on: September 14, 2012, 07:59:38 PM »
Back to ground zero

My pc got a virus I ended up having to erase the hard drive an reload my backup disc.

my back up disc were made when i got pc but i hadnt backed up mach 3.

I had to down load microsoft  service pack  1, 2 and 3 .

I down loaded mach 3 lic but when I am trying to config I cannot get any motor movement.

I went to check driver test it show 0 pulse rating ?   Is this the reason i cannot get any motor movment.


Mikee


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Tangent Corner / Re: pdf dxl files
« on: July 29, 2011, 10:03:28 PM »
thank you both for help
 mikee

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G-Code, CAD, and CAM discussions / Re: scale problem
« on: July 26, 2011, 09:49:31 PM »
  Thank you i will try
  mikee

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Share Your GCode / Re: Dragon GCode
« on: July 26, 2011, 09:44:37 PM »
Thank you
 It was a challenge to get this far and i learned how to scale.  
I also had to brush up on my metric system.

 I still dont know why my offset change.
I also have  file cure is a help to.
 I think the Dragon was way cool.
 Wanting to make my grand baby a big bumble bee, out of yellow heart and gaboon ebony, purple heart.
  Give you guys a break,
wanting to design  the Bee's wings and legs with cam/bam
Andrew, Rich   thank you for your help
 mikee ;D
 

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G-Code, CAD, and CAM discussions / Re: scale problem
« on: July 26, 2011, 11:53:21 AM »
hi br549
   This topic was in share your gcodes but when i stated to run into trouble, my problems  was over running the dragon topic . i didnt want other people to think this code has problems so i started this topic here. very unfare of me not to post all the info but i was screwing up dragon topic .
original file was 619 mm y axis, my y axis max is 597mm  about 23.5 in this is what started all of this. 
 Graham and Rich Advised me to scale from 1.0000 to 0.9000  and i had never scaled anything before or even knew how to scale.  the 0.3000 is about 200mm or 7.380 inches  across. im just trying to learn and im not as smart as you guys are.
 this dragon file is a tool to help me learn because im not understanding everything i though hands on exp would help teach me. i have learned but i dont know if this file is going to be productive in teaching me any more past this point.
 once again Please forgive me for my poor info.
  and the tool path extents is why i ask for help to start of with.  but thats cool because if i didnt know before i do now. thank you
mikee
   

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G-Code, CAD, and CAM discussions / scale problem
« on: July 25, 2011, 12:16:46 PM »
  hi everyone
i have been try to run the dragon g code file i downlosded from share your g codes .
first hint is i dont know what i am doing .
file was to big for my table so i scaled it down with Graham help.
  1 run scale 0.9000 x axis drifted to - side
  2  run same as above
  3 run scale 0.3000  successful
  4 run at scale 0.6000 unsuccessful same as run 1 and 2
   ran another file scale up to 1.5000 successful
  i down loaded mm to inches .
  any thoughts guys besides i dont know what i am doing
 thank you mikee

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Share Your GCode / Re: Dragon GCode
« on: July 25, 2011, 11:49:58 AM »
 I ran dragon at 0.6000 scale
 once again i dont know what to call this problem but offset changed just the x axis. 
  this G code file of this dragon is very nice.
  i will start a topic  in g code discussions.  thank you graham.
 idea on what i am doing wrong

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Share Your GCode / Re: Dragon GCode
« on: July 25, 2011, 04:27:02 AM »
 Hey Graham
 Ran file at 0.3000 scale ran fine.
 I didn't do anyting different except wanting to save some mdf so scale down to 0.3000
 I will download what u sent to me. Will not be able to run what you sent me till tomorrow.
  Do you have any thoughts on what i am doing wrong?  
  Thank you for help and all the help i have received from everyone in here
   mikee
  
  
  

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Share Your GCode / Re: Dragon GCode
« on: July 25, 2011, 02:53:48 AM »
 ran file again this time  i jogged to where i wanted to cut dragon. zero cnc (not mach cords)
did air cut everything went fine i got the od first pass went ok  second pass x axis went about 50mm -x feed stop once again all the screens that display are different from one another. offset screen is good  program run and mdi is tool path screens not right  and oposite of each other noticed both times machine cordance change again. only on x axis  Scale is where i set 0.9000.
mikee

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Share Your GCode / Re: Dragon GCode
« on: July 24, 2011, 11:29:34 PM »
   well if anybody can mess things up it me from tool path to mdi to program run the off set is different in every screen
  mikee

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