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Offline dresda

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Mix and match motors
« on: February 02, 2011, 12:29:56 AM »
Is it possible to use my 3 Dc servo motors with 10 v analogue and DSPMC unit and a stepper motor with it's own drive for the rotary table.
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Re: Mix and match motors
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2011, 02:24:40 AM »
Hi Ray,

In short yes.
Mach outputs step and direction signals (in an open ended manner) and it really does not care what type of drives/motors you are using.

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Re: Mix and match motors
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2011, 03:03:22 AM »
I dont think the DSPMC can use Step/Dir drives so I would say no. Rufi will be able to give you a definitive answer though.
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Re: Mix and match motors
« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2011, 05:05:16 AM »
Ooops,
Hood is quite right, I was only considering mixing servo drivers and stepper drivers and not operation of Mach under the DSPMC plugin.  :-[

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