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M6 start for lathe
« on: December 17, 2007, 01:01:58 PM »
I have Mach3 and I need help for Tool changer .for Mach3 lathe.

for example if I use in my micro.

tool = GetSelectedTool()
if tool = 1 then Activatesignal(output1)

end if
this will work only Mach3mill .I tried it with mach3lathe never work.
Please if any body can help me .So I can use it to mach3lathe.


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Re: M6 start for lathe
« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2007, 02:05:32 PM »
I think that should work. How are you calling the tool in Turn? Instead of M6T1 you would just put T0101 
t0101 = Tool 1 offset 1 so T1002 tool 10 offset 2

Re: M6 start for lathe
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2007, 11:13:01 AM »
thank you Hood,
I tried it and your way work fine