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setting up new machine
« on: November 07, 2015, 08:48:05 AM »
How do figure out the steps to enter into mach.Its been a few years since I built my first machine.I have 1/2-10 5 start acme screws,425 oz motors and the drivers are 1/16 microstep.Thanks

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Re: setting up new machine
« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2015, 11:08:10 AM »
You have a number of choices and these are just a few...

There is a calculator here  http://www.machsupport.com/forum/index.php/topic,16315.0.html

The Mach manual explains setting up steps per unit  http://www.machsupport.com/help-learning/product-manuals/

The Mach3 settings screen has an automatic steps per unit calculator - just follow the on-screen instructions and it's done.  ;)

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