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Wanting to add 4th axis
« on: May 19, 2012, 05:36:18 PM »
I've got a sherline type 3 axis milling machine that I added the cnc controls too and it works well. I'm wanting to add the 4th axis rotary table but I'm not sure of a couple things. Do the stepper motors have to be the same as what's on X Y and Z right now? I see a few of these things on evil-bay and I'm wondering if M3 can drive them if the stepper motors are different from what I have. I know I'll need a 4 axis control board too. Any input? Thanks, Mike

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Re: Wanting to add 4th axis
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2012, 06:05:58 PM »
The rotary stepper motor dose not need to be same as the ones you currently have on the mill.