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Lazy cam to Mach3 G code file not loading properly
« on: September 01, 2012, 01:11:49 PM »
Hi, I am trying to create G code from lazy cam. Here is the screenshot in Lazycam:


But When I post the code to a file named something.tap and load that in the Mach3 I get the following output. That is only the R from the previous whole word in the Lazy cam. I have tried with various text but similar result. Although simple line drawing seems to work fine.   ???



Thanks for your help.

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Re: Lazy cam to Mach3 G code file not loading properly
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2012, 03:55:51 PM »
Without a Mach3 license, LazyCAM will only give you 25 lines of g-code, I think.
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Re: Lazy cam to Mach3 G code file not loading properly
« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2012, 10:57:18 AM »
Thanks. It is 500 lines limit. But I am getting abrupt drawing for fewer lines..

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« Last Edit: September 02, 2012, 11:02:30 AM by adolescent »
Re: Lazy cam to Mach3 G code file not loading properly
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2013, 10:40:46 AM »
hi guys,
I'm too new in CNC world. and I feel lost.
I 'm trying to use lazycam for turn issue, after loading the autocad file (.DXF) I tryied to convert it to G-code . but when posting the code -----> there is no file to be saved . I'm using the lazycam manual and I follow it ( all OK) until the step of  "Post code". ??????????
please if some body my help me. Thanks
Re: Lazy cam to Mach3 G code file not loading properly
« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2013, 12:31:31 PM »
here is an youtube video, see if it helps: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0ZwqkJvZ-s

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Re: Lazy cam to Mach3 G code file not loading properly
« Reply #5 on: November 10, 2013, 07:11:14 PM »
Skip the LazyCam module and use LazyTurn instead. There are a number of issues with the lathe module in LazyCam, Tool definition in particular.
RICH