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Re: Z-axis Auto zero wiring
« Reply #40 on: April 08, 2011, 07:19:59 PM »
How can I test for noise?
I am using an alligator clip on the cutter and an insulated plate.

I'm assuming that you have to answer the questions before it starts moving. The fact that it moves up 1", tell me that the macro is running correctly, as it's supposed to move up 1" after hitting the plate. So as I said yesterday, I think noise is triggering it.


Disconnect the wire with the clip from the breakout board, and replace it with a short wire, about 2" long.
Touching the wire to ground, should light the digitize LED. If it does, run the macro.

Touch the wire to ground to stop it. If this works, you have noise.
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Re: Z-axis Auto zero wiring
« Reply #41 on: April 08, 2011, 08:39:45 PM »
Cool, Thank you so much.  I tried this and it worked so I popped a cap in its ***.
Now it works as seen on TV!
This is my first experience with electronics this sensitive. I really appreciate the help guys!

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Re: Z-axis Auto zero wiring
« Reply #42 on: April 08, 2011, 08:51:30 PM »
Cool, Thank you so much.  I tried this and it worked ............

Good thing it worked, 'cause I was throwing in the towel. :)
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Re: Z-axis Auto zero wiring
« Reply #43 on: June 02, 2019, 09:22:48 PM »
This post is quite old but wanted to see if anyone here has a idea for a touch plate that would be good for X an y axis. I have on of the cheap probes round circle type. But this thin sucks trying to use as X or y. The plate has to not be conductive on the part side. Just wondered if anyone has a good idea?

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Re: Z-axis Auto zero wiring
« Reply #44 on: June 03, 2019, 02:04:43 AM »
anything is possible, just try it.
if you find some mistakes, in my bad bavarian english,they are yours.