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ATC Screen TOOL Slot DRO's
« on: January 22, 2016, 01:20:12 AM »
I have been working on this for some time now.  I have an ATC screen that I put together and have the attached pic of it.  I have no clue of how to put a tool table together to get the Tool DRO's to read the tools in the slots and also the tool lengths from my mach3 tool table.  Any help on that would be awesome.  As can be seen from the PIC of the ATC screen,  I have a GET TOOL FROM SLOT buttons.  I would like to be able to push on the button and get the tool from the carousel and run the program and put it into the spindle.  I would like this so that I can just push the button without having to run a M6start script, sort of a manual tool change without touching the tool.  I  tried for 6 hours several different things to the script to get the Get Tool From buttons to work but just had no luck.  I would think that I could run the script for the tool change for each button but did not work.  I am missing something and that I am sure of.....