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Offline m9g

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swap axis over in mach3?
« on: April 22, 2013, 04:11:09 PM »
Hi

I have bought an engraver and to me the X and Y axis are around the wrong way, they are setup as the manufacturer says with the long edge of the bed being Y and the short edge being X.

If I go into mach3 config and change the pins for X and Y will this swap them over? This would really help as the cnc's I have ever run have always been setup this way.

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Re: swap axis over in mach3?
« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2013, 04:58:17 PM »
Yes that should be fine, normally the X axis runs parallel to where the user stands at the control panel.
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Re: swap axis over in mach3?
« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2013, 05:11:02 PM »
Ok thanks, will try tomorrow, it would be nice to have the axis running the same as the one I run all day, starts messing with my brain after running a big cnc for 8 hours then coming home and my engraver is all back to front.

I've never come across a cnc running Y on the longer axis.

Cheers