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Offline moxy

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error code
« on: November 21, 2007, 03:31:48 PM »
Hi everyone, I have just loaded ver 3.60 and was using the gear cutting wizard. The job was running fine but during the run a popup appeared ststing that an error ,art code 3336 had occurred and did I want to try and repair it. If yes is selected, nothing happens....the job keeps on running to the end. If no, then Mach is immediately terminated. Anybody seen this?

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Offline Doorn

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Re: error code
« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2010, 04:10:36 AM »
It seems no one else had this error until now.
I get it during the generating toolpath (about 80% done) when loading a certain milling file. If i however click solve, I get the next error 9991.
If i click solve again, the 9991 keeps coming back, if i select no Mach 3 terminates.

I first thought it might be the number of code lines in the program (that was about 63,000) I reduced it to >50K, but mach 3 should support up to 10M lines.
Also I milled a program with over 40K lines successfully last week and did not change any settings.
This program uses the same milling cycles so I don't think the file contains different codes which mach3 would maybe not support.

Does anyone know what the errors 3336 and 9991 mean, what causes it and how to solve/bypass it?   

There is another strange thing caused by loading a code file which i can solve but often returns.
I control Jog via the macro pump and it works fine, but sometimes after loading a code file the responce to the buttons press or release is delayed a few seconds.
To solve this i need to close the code file and reload it one or two timed and test the jog. Once Jog works again it remains OK until i load a new code file.
Not nice, but I can live with it. Maybe it's related

Offline Doorn

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Re: error code
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2010, 05:12:47 AM »
Found it myself, ;D
I started to delete sections of the program and it appeared to be in a drilling section.
In one of the sections i used a G73 but with a Q0 and Q is not allowed to be negative or zero.
Maybe its possible to generate a more detailed error like "Q not allowed to be negative or zero" in a future release?
With G2 and G3 it also reports missing IJKR (At least during the program not sure during loading).

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Offline Tweakie.CNC

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Re: error code
« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2010, 09:10:49 AM »
Interesting information there Guys.
Perhaps this will get taken up by the development team.