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FAQs / Motor Tuning / Re-install Mach3
« on: August 14, 2016, 04:51:02 PM »
I needed to change the computer running mach3 USB ( R3.043.066) licensed.  I downloaded same version on new HP computer ( Windows 10), configured ports & pins, but when I setup Motor Tuning, there was no blue lines.  I selected X axis, when I imput veloc. and accel, they disappear if I touch slider bar.  When I imput steps and touch slider bar, veloc and accel disappear...
I have looked at old settings and see no difference, even downloaded mach3 again.  Motor outputs were the same.

I have not connected to cnc machine yet, but I was able to set up Mach3 before.
What am I missing?

JR


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FAQs / Zero Tool not reading allowance
« on: July 18, 2016, 10:21:21 PM »
nHappily marching along with getting my zero tool working, but will not hit top of surface when I go to zero.  Its off 3 - 7mm, at different times, after touch off.
I'm using Mach3 USB, Windows 10, 64 bit, on a SaleCnc 6090 machine, with a zero puck 10mm thick.
I downloaded the HiddenScript from GuruBrew, just to get the tool to retract when it touched off. But when I hit go to 0, it was stopping above workpiece.  I zero-ed
tool above puck before touch off, and  I had changed the script for tool thickness to 10mm.
I went back to the internet, and saw where there was a script for Mach3, but I have not been able to delete the GuruBrew script...
I even tried to trick the script by playing with the thickness setting for 2 hours to zero in, but the machine started going down after touch off?

In addition, how does the Tool Offsets Page Settings fit in with this Hidden Script?

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FAQs / SAFE Z SETTINGS?
« on: June 22, 2016, 09:24:19 PM »
Could someone explain what Safe Z is, what it does, and where should it be set?

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FAQs / Sample gcode need larger scale
« on: June 15, 2016, 02:20:00 PM »
FROM ANOTHER NOVICE

I an trying to run a sample gcode for the first time, after just setting up a XJ6090 cnc router from Salecnc, with Mach3.  It produced a miniture model, so how do I change scale to correct size?

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