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Spindle control from Mach3
« on: February 25, 2018, 03:56:50 AM »
Can someone tell me how to setup and control spindle speed from mach3. My motion control card is AKZ250 and spindle control driver is BLDC motor driver HX-WS400. At the moment i am using a potentiometer to control the spindle speed it works OK but I should like to control the spindle from mach3

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Re: Spindle control from Mach3
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2018, 04:17:11 AM »
The available documentation on the HX-WS400 is almost non-existent but it does appear to accept a 5Volt PWM for speed control. My best suggestion is that you set-up Mach3 to output a PWM on an output pin then try connecting this to your controller.

You may find this thread and the associated links of interest. http://www.machsupport.com/forum/index.php/topic,27447.0.html

« Last Edit: February 25, 2018, 05:05:38 AM by Tweakie.CNC »