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Mach 3 with 2 axis
« on: October 24, 2015, 05:00:26 PM »
Hello,

Does anyone know how I can set Mach 3 up to work with just 2 axis milling? Kind of like a prototrak. It will only be for a short time, until I get all the parts finished to get the z axis up and running.
Re: Mach 3 with 2 axis
« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2015, 05:30:17 PM »
Just like 3 axis just put a optional stop in before each z move. Move it manually the continue. I did this for a while when I lost a drive.
Don
Re: Mach 3 with 2 axis
« Reply #2 on: October 24, 2015, 05:32:25 PM »
Ok, how can I use it with the Wizards in Mach 3?
Re: Mach 3 with 2 axis
« Reply #3 on: October 24, 2015, 05:45:14 PM »
Just edit the code manually before running. It will take some time depending on the number of moves. But insert a m0 before each z move.
Don
Re: Mach 3 with 2 axis
« Reply #4 on: October 24, 2015, 06:16:47 PM »
Yeah, I guess I will have to do it that way. I was just hoping there was a setting to most post z axis moves, built in.