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tool zero setup
« on: November 03, 2014, 09:36:38 PM »
I bought a zero tool setup pad and cannot get it to work correctly, anyone else have one?

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Re: tool zero setup
« Reply #1 on: November 04, 2014, 11:55:54 AM »
It would help if told us exactly which tool setup pad you have bought and how you are trying to set it up ??

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Re: tool zero setup
« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2014, 11:06:08 AM »
Its a round pad with 2 wires, one goes to my breakout board and the other attached to the router bit. When I hit the button in mach it goes up but never comes back down

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Re: tool zero setup
« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2014, 11:18:50 AM »
So it just a touch pad then.

What CB script do you have entered into your 'Auto Tool Zero' button ??

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Re: tool zero setup
« Reply #4 on: November 15, 2014, 05:28:41 PM »
No script it didn't tell me to put any in

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Re: tool zero setup
« Reply #5 on: November 16, 2014, 02:19:37 AM »
No script it didn't tell me to put any in

That's most likely to be your problem then.

Do a search for touch probe then choose one of the scripts posted which you think is best suited to your application.

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Re: tool zero setup
« Reply #6 on: November 19, 2014, 04:03:04 AM »
Where do I search

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Re: tool zero setup
« Reply #7 on: November 19, 2014, 05:01:11 AM »
Search box - top of main (Mach Forum) page.

If it's any help and to get you started you could use the scrip posted on my webpage here http://www.cooperman.talktalk.net/files/17.htm

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