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Setting up mach4
« on: March 22, 2018, 08:24:02 PM »
I'm new here and need some help with mach 4
I have 1000mm x 1000mm diy CNC with
Leadshine dm556 drivers
NEMA 23 (282 oz)
Ess smoothstepper and Machbob2 (mb2)
110v. HY vfd with 1.5 KW watercool spindle
Runs with leadscrew tr8*8-2p(4 starts)
This is my First time setting up a software on going
With mach4 I can use some help , thanks.  
Re: Setting up mach4
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2018, 08:50:38 PM »
Hi,
download Mach4, run as Demo at the moment. In the Docs folder or the Help Documents button
there is a Mach4 set up manual.

Read it, then read it again, and for good measure read it a third time!

Let us know if you have any stumbles thereafter.

Craig
My wife left with my best friend...
     and I miss him!
Re: Setting up mach4
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2018, 08:55:10 PM »
Ok I'll do that thank you for your time.. I'll let you know how it goes
Re: Setting up mach4
« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2018, 09:30:06 PM »
Hi,
Daz-the-Gaz has some good vids on setting up the ESS in Mach4 Viedos section.

Craig
My wife left with my best friend...
     and I miss him!