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#### rapunzel123

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##### g0x10 moves to 9.9987
« on: October 14, 2011, 11:32:24 AM »
hi there,

my machine moves to 9.9987 when i tell it g0x10 - can anybody explain this to me?

have a nice day!

#### derekbpcnc

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##### Re: g0x10 moves to 9.9987
« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2011, 12:14:34 PM »
hi there,

my machine moves to 9.9987 when i tell it g0x10 - can anybody explain this to me?

have a nice day!

As I understand, it's the division of the distance by the steps per unit calculation.
Sometimes the desired distance is "inbetween steps" so Mach stops at the nearest step, which in your case is 9.9987.
The other option may of been 10.0025 which is "further away" from your target.
ATB
Derek.
You can "chop it off" but can't "chop it on"

#### Fastest1

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• Houston, TX
##### g0x10 moves to 9.9987
« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2011, 06:51:51 PM »
There is a calibration feature in Mach, have you used it?
I want to die in my sleep like my grandfather, not like the passengers in the car! :-)

#### Hood

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##### Re: g0x10 moves to 9.9987
« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2011, 07:09:47 PM »
All depends on whether you mean the DRO reads that or it actually moves that distance by measuring. Either way it is as Derek said, likely to be the resolution as set by your steps per unit. If your resolution is greater than 0.0013 and it is the distance moved you are meaning then your steps per unit or mechanical side of things that are out.
Hood

#### rapunzel123

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##### Re: g0x10 moves to 9.9987
« Reply #4 on: October 15, 2011, 04:40:04 AM »
thank you for your replies!. i mean the dro-display. i calibrated my spindles in mach3.