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cnc4pc.com probe + mach 3 plugin
« on: June 13, 2012, 10:20:27 PM »
So the probe works, and when triggered the digitize light comes on.

What i can't figure out is how to work the digitize wizard.

It gives a Z- command but instead of probing down to my table it goes up and trips my upper limit switch.

can someone give me a crash coursE?

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Re: cnc4pc.com probe + mach 3 plugin
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2012, 11:39:44 PM »
IF a Z- move goes UP you have the z axis backwards to normal convention.

Just a thought,  (;-) TP
Re: cnc4pc.com probe + mach 3 plugin
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2012, 12:41:13 AM »
What is the standard when it comes to g code? If you wanted to lower the spindle to the table would that be a positive z command or negative.

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Re: cnc4pc.com probe + mach 3 plugin
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2012, 11:24:07 AM »
Negative IF zero is above the table top.

(;-) TP
« Last Edit: June 14, 2012, 11:25:45 AM by BR549 »
Re: cnc4pc.com probe + mach 3 plugin
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2012, 09:48:11 PM »
Thank you BR549. I believe that is how i have it setup, but i just switched screen sets so that may have been lost in the settings? I will confirm.