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adding a second mpg
« on: January 01, 2012, 09:06:31 AM »
Hi,I want to have 2 mpg'd on my 3 axis mill,mpg1 will switch between Y & Z axis using 186 and 187 oems, but I want mpg to be on x only I dont really want to use 281 toggle axis for that.Any Idea?
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   Tony

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Re: adding a second mpg
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2012, 09:16:06 AM »
Use dedicated pins for the X mpg?

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Re: adding a second mpg
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2012, 09:18:46 AM »
not really with you there Rich? dedicated pins? Im using a pci pp card to operate the mpg set up

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Re: adding a second mpg
« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2012, 12:19:27 PM »
how do I dedicate the pins?

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Re: adding a second mpg
« Reply #4 on: January 01, 2012, 04:32:58 PM »
I use two MPG's and in Config>Ports & Pins> Encoder/MPG's....MPG#1 & #2 are enabled, use the same port but use 4 different
pin assignments for the A & B Pin#.

RICH