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PCB milling FlatCam Mach3 problems
« on: November 06, 2018, 06:44:02 AM »
Hello

Hope someone could help me, forgive me Iam new in this..:)

Iam trying to make a PCB design in KiCad, export to gerba files and convert in flatcam to G code for a ChinaCNC 3040

but the CNC not moving ?

I see the design in mach3 right windows, but no movement..?

i notice the lines starts with G00 is this a problem ?

regards JK


 

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Re: PCB milling FlatCam Mach3 problems
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2018, 09:39:47 AM »
You should configure your machine first.
When you jog, is there any movement of the machine, any changes in DROs?
Please specify your machine hadrware (controller type) and your Mach settings.
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Re: PCB milling FlatCam Mach3 problems
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2018, 10:38:34 AM »
Hello

Thank you for your help, I have it working now :) seems to be the format of the gcode and various commands

Have a nice christmas

regards JK

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Re: PCB milling FlatCam Mach3 problems
« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2018, 11:44:17 AM »
Likewise :)
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