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Messages - Bob Hepple

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General Mach Discussion / Re: Help Needed on Debounce
« on: June 04, 2011, 08:31:37 AM »
Tweeky thanks the reason I asked so specifically regarding Rc is I have a lot of these lying around from the Old RC days they are ceramic and will fit these for a matter of course and try again after checking wiring. Do you think the length of cables could be an issue???

Also looking on the forum about infomation on fitting limit switches...

Bob

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General Mach Discussion / Re: Help Needed on Debounce
« on: June 04, 2011, 08:19:07 AM »
Thanks Chaps I also think it is noise but going to check wiring to the emergecy off switch,  I am going to run mach and see if the request still happens (without running mill and cutting obviously)
if the request still comes back then theres issues . because the way my mill is placed I have to have long wires to the control box could this also be causing the problem?? TWEEKIE I also was thinking about putting some type of filters on and I think it would be better on than off. I don't know nothing about electronics but in RC Racing I used to use 0.1 Microfad capacitors on dc motors to stop noise are these what you talking about..   

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General Mach Discussion / Help Needed on Debounce
« on: June 03, 2011, 03:24:48 PM »
I have a new system and put mach on - the problem is the  stop keeps lighting up and stopping everything debounce was set at 3000 so I uped it to 4 still not good then uped it to 5000 and sstill trigers happen  ruffly every 4-5 mins I thought 5000 was as high as I should go unless you all know different, and I thought this might have an underlying problem.

p.s pc has  an atom processor built onto the board.

Help

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About to build a small footprint PC with a Dual core Atom Processor,  this is purely to run mach,  space is a premium so ITX offers the size BUT it has only 1 expansion slot (pci) and one  parallel port. it has on board Graphics and this is my worry. do people tend to have problems with on board G.cards. I could fit a pci G card BUT if I run 4th axis would I need another parallel port and run into a dead end.

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General Mach Discussion / Probing Software
« on: October 18, 2010, 01:43:39 PM »
Hi I am about to purchase a Probe from Arnie,  can anyone point me in the right direction for the best software to use with the Probe. Also a bit confused as to the procedure in using the probe, does the software automatically reference the sides of the component you want to probe etc. Any help and suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks.

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General Mach Discussion / Re: Macros and how todo them
« on: January 04, 2008, 09:06:55 AM »
I want to access the jog screen remotely,  as I am in a wheelchaire and the keyboard is not accessable I control the machine remotely and the the jog screen is a real pain to access hiting the tab mouse atc are all wireless anyone else HELP

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General Mach Discussion / Macros and how todo them
« on: January 03, 2008, 01:25:02 PM »
can soemone point me in right direction I want to call the tab key off my shuttle so I want todo a mackro but how do I call the tab key

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General Mach Discussion / Re: Joging help needed
« on: October 09, 2007, 05:41:35 AM »
 ???  I shall have a play and try it thanks for your help Mach forum

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General Mach Discussion / Re: Joging help needed
« on: October 08, 2007, 01:57:35 PM »
 8) I know this is daft but what is screen 4. I use my shuttle pro to set up my machine like jog-feed zero axis etc. and have used a screen set called sim soft BUT this does not give me the controll I am afte,r so the Mach screen is back if I could call the jog screen (tab) this would be very useful.. thanks for you help any thoughts..

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General Mach Discussion / Joging help needed
« on: October 07, 2007, 10:12:41 AM »
 ;) Need some help if anyone could be so kind  I use the shuttle pro and downloaded latest plug inn along with latest version of mach. I am getting lost with the joging process.  1 I would like to get the jog information bar up instead of pressing tab. I presume you could get a mackro to do this  but I am at a loss as to where to start?? and also when I set the centre wheel to be in centre wheel incremental  mode how do I ajust the speed it is inrementally joging. I dont know why but 1 min it is crawling and the next it is at a reasonable speed but I do not know why :-[ ANY HELP PLEASE  ???

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