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Re: Emco Turn tool changer macro
« Reply #10 on: May 01, 2015, 05:16:32 AM »
I have a problem whit the marco that is writen so the turret is moving but you never know where it stops I have the idea that there sit a problem in counting
did somebody have this marko working on a Emco turn 50?
greetings Benny

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Re: Emco Turn tool changer macro
« Reply #11 on: February 12, 2018, 06:17:50 PM »
For those interested, I have just completed the electronics to use the original emco tool changer board and a MACH3/MACH4 compatible BOB (ESS/MB2 - from www.cncroom.com).  Attached is a layman's schematic diagram showing you what you need to and how it all works.  This diagram also shows you an example relay which I sourced locally in Australia from www.oceancontrols.com.au.  Im sure you can find something suitable locally in your part of the world.   You can then use the macro given in these posts for MACH3 or modify it for MACH4.  You may want to add an additional OUTPUT to the macro to turn the ATC on/off.  The schematic has 2 outputs (OUTPUT1 - on/off and  OUTPUT2 - FWD/REV) with a diagram of the relay connections.
Re: Emco Turn tool changer macro
« Reply #12 on: September 20, 2018, 04:20:33 PM »
Aju, just a heads up! Your power input is backwards on that diagram. I found out when the capacitor on the board blew up haha.