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Mach4 General Discussion / Re: Mach 4 Bug Reports
« on: November 07, 2014, 09:49:47 PM »
Is that the latest Darwin?  Art told me it was running fine.

Steve

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Mach4 General Discussion / Re: Mach 4 Bug Reports
« on: November 05, 2014, 03:29:44 PM »
It may be in either full screen mode or the window (1024x768) is bigger than your monitor resolution.

In the view menu, there is a full screen toggle item.  If you screen res is too small, you will have to use the keyboard to resize it.

Steve

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Galil / Re: Galil 2123 with AMP-20520 lathe Z axis DRO not working
« on: October 19, 2014, 07:13:18 PM »
Yes, you missed it.  :)  Look at your previous picture.  See the second Galil Y(b) axis marked as stepper?

The plugin does query the controller.  It outputs all setting that are currently burned to the controller's NVRAM.  However, it does nothing with this.  The motor type (MT) is then set by the plugin, which is where it is wrong.  Look further down in the debug file and you will see "MT 1.0, 2.0" sent to the controller after the QZ command.  It is immediately followed by the error message.

Steve

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Galil / Re: Mach3 + Galil doesnt stop motor when home switch trigged
« on: October 19, 2014, 02:39:53 PM »
The way the home and limits are wired will change the way the switch is sensed internally.  LSCOM + or - makes this happen.  Try inverting the limits and homes active low in the plugin configuration.  (It is actually setting the CN command).  This is always a pain to get right.  You need to have an understanding of how the Galil works to get it right.  I still get it confused and I have set up so many Galil I can't remember them all! 

Steve

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Galil / Re: Galil 2123 with AMP-20520 lathe Z axis DRO not working
« on: October 19, 2014, 02:35:28 PM »
You have a two axis controller.  That means Galil axis A(x) and B(y).  You have no C axis.  The motor types are by "Galil" axis, not Mach axis.  So set the Galil B axis to servo.  Then mapping Mach X to Galil X(a) and Mach Z to Galil Y(b) is correct.

Steve

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Mach4 General Discussion / Re: Mach 4 Feature Request
« on: October 10, 2014, 04:55:55 PM »
Throw another panel on top and make it any color you want.

Transparent windows are not supported on all platforms.  :(

Steve

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Mach4 General Discussion / Re: Mach 4 Bug Reports
« on: October 09, 2014, 01:12:39 PM »
I ran my 2038 build for 12 hours straight to test.  It never stopped.  I'm running a Galil.  So it may be in your motion plugin.  What are you using?

Steve

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Mach4 General Discussion / Re: Mach 4 Bug Reports
« on: October 08, 2014, 01:47:05 AM »
There was a bug where it showed Licensed even if it was actually in Demo mode.  The real tell all is what type of license it says.  If it says Demo and Licensed, then you are in demo mode.  If it says Hobby and Licensed, then that is a real problem. 

A PC restart or Mach restart?  Because we really don't do anything that might need a PC restart.  Maybe Darwin? 

We shall see.  But in the meantime, build 2038 will be posted up in the morning.  Get that one and try it. 

Steve

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Mach4 General Discussion / Re: Mach 4 Bug Reports
« on: October 07, 2014, 01:16:33 PM »
A bit more on the demo mode...  We changed the way the computer ID is generated.  Because it was previously looking at USB devices that, if unplugged/plugged, would change the computer ID!!!  Now it is ONLY looking at items that are stable on the PC.  But it requires a license update with the new computer ID.  Also, licenses are now kept in a separate Licenses folder and are no longer kept in the Mach installation root.

Steve

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Mach4 General Discussion / Re: Mach 4 Bug Reports
« on: October 07, 2014, 01:13:31 PM »
Tweakie,

Check the license status in Help->About.  I bet you are just in demo mode.  It is a random time.  The error message means that nothing was in the status history, nothing more.  I do need to fix that so that there is no message.

Steve