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MACH4 Auto Tool Change with ESS
« on: July 25, 2016, 08:13:37 AM »
Can someone provide the procedure or guidance to implement MACH4 Auto Tool Change? 
I am using ESS too.
THANKS!

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Re: MACH4 Auto Tool Change with ESS
« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2016, 08:59:06 AM »
Perhaps a little more information on the setup would help ie - type of toolchanger etc.

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Re: MACH4 Auto Tool Change with ESS
« Reply #2 on: July 25, 2016, 01:46:45 PM »
It will be similar to what is shown in this video from Brian Barker.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aO0N3k-wACk

I'll use similar motor and changer combined.
Similar to this.

http://czhanqi.en.made-in-china.com/product/KXkxsnQyHrWU/China-CNC-Atc-Motor-Spindle-Gdl80-20-24z-2-2.html

Using ESS smoothstepper plugin 186 and MACH4 latest version.

 Thanks for your help.