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Mach3 cannot see input ports
« on: May 12, 2012, 06:21:37 PM »
Hi just cnced a sx2 mill, Motors work fine but setting up the limit switches 2 hours and got nowhere.
I have the 5v connected to pin 13 with 10k resister the meter shows 5v. when shorting pin 13 to gnd meter shows 0v
The problem is  mach3  cannot see it  tried manual setting in port 1 pin 13 and tried automatic setting.

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Re: Mach3 cannot see input ports
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2012, 02:52:32 AM »
Hi Razorab,

Have you set the particular input pin (13) in Mach as 'Active Low' ??

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Re: Mach3 cannot see input ports
« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2012, 06:55:05 AM »
Sorry forgot to reply to this. sorted the problem it was a bad connection on one of the connectors.

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Re: Mach3 cannot see input ports
« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2012, 07:24:24 AM »
I am pleased that you have it sorted.  :)

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