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Author Topic: Motors work right when windows starts up and then stop after a minute or two  (Read 2225 times)

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I recently bought mach 3 and a Fireball cnc maching with motors from Probotix.  I am having trouble getting the motors to run. 

If I start up windows and fire up mach 3 right away and jog the motors they run perfectly and nice and smooth.  Then after a little while they start making alot of noise and move in jerky steps.  I tried going through the windows xp setup on the machsupport website and it still acts weird.

I am running it on a desktop computer with a 1.8ghz AMD Athlon XP 2200 processor and 1GB of RAM.

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What does the driver test look like when you run it? What kernel do you have set?

Offline RICH

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Post info on the motor drives  or controller you are using.

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