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step and direction pins
« on: August 02, 2011, 07:22:55 AM »
Hi, Totally new to this, we have aquired a 5x10 ez router which needs a new computer to drive it, i am following the tutorial on mach 3 site and have got to the stage where it is asking for the step and direction pin numbers for the x, y and z axis, can anybody help me with this
thanks

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Re: step and direction pins
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2011, 08:23:48 AM »
It will all depend on where they are connected on your board, ie where the step and dir pins from the drives are connected to the breakout board. There may well be markings on the breakout which will correspond to this, so have a look and see if it gives any clues.
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Re: step and direction pins
« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2011, 04:32:24 AM »
Thanks Hood

managed to sort it got the info from sound logic who are the manufacturer of the break out board.
thanks again

gary

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Re: step and direction pins
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2011, 02:26:54 PM »
Good news :)