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Reference all home nothing happening
« on: December 27, 2016, 05:22:26 PM »
Is there a test I can do to make sure MAC 3 and my Ez Router r communicating together? nothing happening when i click Reference all home.

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Re: Reference all home nothing happening
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2016, 07:40:40 AM »
Anything? think of testing the parrel port out put. Not sure how to do this.

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Re: Reference all home nothing happening
« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2016, 07:51:30 AM »
First step is to run DriverTest.exe (Mach3 folder).

Does this run correctly ?

Post you .xml file (<your profile> .xml ) then we can check your settings & look for possible errors. You need to copy the .xml file from you Mach 3 folder then rename it to  tlittler.xml then use the Additional Options... to attach to your post.

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Re: Reference all home nothing happening
« Reply #3 on: December 29, 2016, 10:59:48 AM »
tryed Driver Test .exe
Does nothing.
Having a person from IT come and take a look.

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Re: Reference all home nothing happening
« Reply #4 on: December 30, 2016, 01:35:27 AM »
Something to consider...

Mach3 will run on any Windows OS from Windows 2000 through Windows 10. The parallel port driver included with Mach3 will only work with 32-bit DESKTOP computers (Laptops are not supported) with versions of Windows 2000 through Windows 7, but will not work with any 64-bit version of Windows or with Windows 8. Windows 8, 10 and 64 bit versions of windows require an external motion device which can be purchased very reasonably.

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Re: Reference all home nothing happening
« Reply #5 on: December 30, 2016, 07:57:39 AM »
Tweakie,
Please clarify. What is the "external motion device which can be purchased very reasonably"? And where would I look for them? I'm trying to sale my CNC Router and building a Joe's EVO CNC. I have a PC I can use on the EVO but it is 64bit.

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Re: Reference all home nothing happening
« Reply #6 on: December 30, 2016, 08:31:56 AM »
Tweakie,
Please clarify. What is the "external motion device which can be purchased very reasonably"? And where would I look for them? I'm trying to sale my CNC Router and building a Joe's EVO CNC. I have a PC I can use on the EVO but it is 64bit.


Here are just a couple that come to mind…

UC100 http://cncdrive.com/UC100.html
SmoothStepper http://warp9td.com/

But, there are many more to choose from.

(Please be aware that the very cheap Chinese motion control boards may not support all the Mach3 functions and also backup / support / software and firmware updates may not be available).

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