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Delay on Feed Hold
« on: November 05, 2008, 07:54:37 AM »
I now have my machine pretty much set up as I want it with Mach 3.

However whilst testing out various things last night I find there is a delay of approx 1.5 - 2 seconds from pressing the feed hold button until the machine actually stops feed.

Is there a setting for this somewhere that I have missed?

Thanks, Roy
1986 Denford Triac Mill running on Mach 3 Via CNC4PC breakout board.

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Re: Delay on Feed Hold
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2008, 10:34:54 AM »
ROy the feedhold delay is MACH emptying out the buffer so it can stop at a known point. You can reduce the time by adjusting the look ahead setting BUT it may effect other things

(;-) TP