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Offline DonMarkey

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CSMIO/IP-A 4th axis step/dir
« on: October 27, 2015, 06:44:02 PM »
If I deside to get of of these to drive my existing servo drives, can I configure it some how to use a step/dir signal for my a axis?  Basically I would like to use my existing servo system but add a rotary axis using and extra dc servo drive and motor that accepts step and direction signals.
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Don

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Re: CSMIO/IP-A 4th axis step/dir
« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2015, 07:12:46 PM »
Afraid not, the IP-A can only command analogue drives, the IP-S only Step/Dir.
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Re: CSMIO/IP-A 4th axis step/dir
« Reply #2 on: November 15, 2015, 07:54:10 PM »
Not the answer I wanted. But thanks hood.
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Re: CSMIO/IP-A 4th axis step/dir
« Reply #3 on: November 15, 2015, 08:04:08 PM »
Maybe you could pick up a drive off eBay that can accept analogue commands?
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Re: CSMIO/IP-A 4th axis step/dir
« Reply #4 on: November 15, 2015, 08:10:06 PM »
Probably be best to just get rid of the FET drives and go with all new ones. That way I can save the old drives for spares for  the other mill still running the bx control.
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Don