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Limit switches
« on: July 02, 2013, 08:32:36 PM »
Just hooked up limit switches to my bob and when I press a limit switch I get 5 volts. I do not see anything happening in Mach 3 . I have a c33 bob, a smoothstepper usb, what am I missing?
Re: Limit switches
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2013, 12:07:18 AM »
From what I read. When you close the circuit you apply +5V to the input pin of your BOB ?
Many BOB input pins must have the input pin Grounded (0V) to work.
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Re: Limit switches
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2013, 05:23:09 AM »
should I understand your switches are NC wired and when you press them the circuit is opened
this is OK but did you set the mach3 properly? I mean "Ports & Pins/Input Signals" - port number, pin number etc?
Re: Limit switches
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2013, 09:11:38 AM »
Have it worked out now having trouble understanding how to set up table dimensions and machine coredinates

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Limit switches
« Reply #4 on: July 11, 2013, 10:43:58 AM »
There is plenty to understand there! Is there something in particular you are having an issue with or difficulty comprehending?
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