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Offline mark4

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MPG want .0001 get .0004
« on: June 16, 2014, 10:30:50 PM »
hi i have been looking for info on mpg with pokeys and am lost. this is what i set up pokeys 56u rotary switches axis X,Y,Z, and A 1" .1" .01" .001" .0001" with MPG from CNC4PC. i am using the newest pokeys plug in i like it better than the old one. anyway i can jog ok with all but .0001 i get .0004 increments every click or every four clicks i have tried multiple configurations and read what i can find here has anybody had this problem and how can you solve it i want one to one i think i should be able to move in tenths the fly out screen shows this setting. also i don't want to redesign my sticker. if this cant be fixed what can be done or what are the limitations
thank you Mark

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Re: MPG want .0001 get .0004
« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2014, 03:41:59 AM »
What is your resolution? Could well be that 0.0004 is you minimum step size.

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Re: MPG want .0001 get .0004
« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2014, 08:36:35 PM »
thanks Hood
i don't know what you mean by resolution if you will explain where to look i will check
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Re: MPG want .0001 get .0004
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2014, 02:48:40 AM »
It is the distance per step, if for example your steps per unit were 2500 then that would mean your minimum step size would be 1/2500 = 0.0004units.

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Re: MPG want .0001 get .0004
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2014, 10:56:08 PM »
thanks Hood
now i understand my steps per inch is 2500 so my step size is .0004 or 4 tenths that comes down to machine resolution so really i am set ok
mark