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Tool changing
« on: June 21, 2014, 06:52:05 AM »
I am trying to set up mach3 to do a manual tool change after the M6 command. I want the machine to move to a specific location set by me. I've have the following settings enabled:
1) Under General config: Stop spindle. Wait for cycle start;
2) Under Settings: Ignore tool change, set to off;
3) Under Settings: Tool change location set to X +20 Y +30 Z +10;
When I run my gcode that issues the M6 command my machine doesn't move to the tool change location set by me under settings but it moves to a totally different location. Can anybody tell me how I can set mach3 to move to the tool change position set by me?

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Re: Tool changing
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2014, 07:05:02 AM »
You'll need to modify the M6Start macro to read the toolchange position DRO's, and move to that poosition.

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