Hello Guest it is October 19, 2019, 09:50:38 PM

Author Topic: Slave Axis in Mach or in driver  (Read 2160 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Slave Axis in Mach or in driver
« on: January 14, 2009, 11:33:19 AM »
Hello Guys,
As some of you may know, automation direct´s servo packages allow the use of the encoder pulses of one servo to be used as inputs to another servo package for slaving.

Would you recommend using mach3 to slave the axes, or the encoder slaving?

Best regards
Fernando

Offline zarzul

*
  •  317 317
  • Wyoming, USA
    • View Profile
Re: Slave Axis in Mach or in driver
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2009, 11:44:05 AM »
The only down side to using Mach3 is you will be using up more of your sometimes limited outputs, and you will also use up some of the bandwidth.   

I would go with the slave directly from driver to driver, if it is pretty straightforward on programming and wiring.
Re: Slave Axis in Mach or in driver
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2009, 11:52:47 AM »
I have not studied how difficult or easy this is...

I think it should not be that hard.

THanks
Best regards
Fernando