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Z axis problems
« on: April 01, 2010, 11:10:01 AM »
Hi i own a shopbot cnc mill.  using mach 3.
i had some problems with my computer hard drive and lost mach3
i set up another computer installed and set up tuning  xy and z  also zero plate setting.
everything worked.
i then tried to run a file the z axis drove to the top and slammed into the stop.
i tried other files same problem.
also reinstalled everything same problem/
also tried another  computer same problem.
once this happen the zero plate does not work anymore.
bit comes down hit plate does not move up.
i wonder if this can be a controller problem.
hope someone can help
paul
Re: Z axis problems
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2010, 05:53:49 PM »
Got the problem solved was the parallel port cable