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mach 3 and win xp pro
« on: May 06, 2019, 07:11:22 AM »
i have just load mach3 into my pc running windows xp pro and i can not get it run propery i have the correct settings as i used in my last pc but this one is not doing so. when i load my gcode it is cutting the parts like the where 1/4 the size i can't fathom this out i have been using same cnc machine the units are set to mm and the software i use is cut2d and that is set to mm the only thing that i have noticed that i have not notice before in device manager i see mach3 pulsing engine i have never seen that before??

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Re: mach 3 and win xp pro
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2019, 09:34:07 AM »
Jogging is ok?

if so try some simple GCodes via MDI Input line

Zero your x axis

G1X100F200 will drive x axis to 100 (check the distance)
G1X0F200 will return to Zero (check as it is on the original startpoint)

repeat a couple of times.
anything is possible, just try it.
if you find some mistakes, in my bad bavarian english,they are yours.