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Z zero
« on: July 26, 2020, 09:13:25 PM »
Every time I set my Z height, when I hit start , it goes straight down and plunges into the wood.  I have to zero my Z height two or three times to get it to work right.  I am tired of wasting wood.

I am using Mach 4 Hobby
PMDX controller

Thanks,

Bill Pardee

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Re: Z zero
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2020, 08:12:42 AM »
Check your tool offsets, if you are only using 1 tool then you do not need a height value in the offset for that tool.

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Re: Z zero
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2020, 04:50:02 PM »
Check your tool offsets, if you are only using 1 tool then you do not need a height value in the offset for that tool.

And once that's done, read the gcode and see where it's telling the machine to go.