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"stuck" Motor
« on: February 16, 2010, 09:04:31 PM »
I am in the process of setting up my mill and my x-axis seems to be getting "stuck"

My hardware is a desktop pc with windows xp pro, Mach 3

hobby cnc pro board with the 305oz stepper motors.

when working with my x-axis in step mode(Diagnostics->Jog Mode) the motor will move very smoothly with no problems. But when the jog mode is set to Cont. the motor will move a tiny bit then get stuck. If any more information in needed please let me know. The motor is also having the same issue when I have been trying to set up steps per unit. It will also get stuck with no load on the motor
Thanks

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Re: "stuck" Motor
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2010, 02:16:02 AM »
Sounds like your Vel and Accel is too high in motor tuning and the motor is stalling.
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