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mach3 problem
« on: February 07, 2009, 11:27:03 AM »
hello using mach 3 with a maxnc everything works except how do you run the spindle i click on spindle button and i get too slow for pulley.using min. that says that to the right of the clear button below the reset button if I type in the spindle speed and hit the spindle button speed goes to zero anybody have a idea as to whats wrong thanks art

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Re: mach3 problem
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2009, 05:27:44 AM »
You need to set up your pulleys to reflect the speeds you are using.

Go to the pulleys on config. If you do not have pulleys, then set pulley 1 to cover the entire speed range of your motor - from 0 to x thousand RPM.

If you have a motor control system, then Mach will set the speed as accurately as it can - but if it is outside the limits for the pulley, it will only go to the maximum or minimum.

Not me driving the engine - I'm better looking.