504,064 active members
4,431 visitors online
Register for free
Login
IndustryArena Forum > MetalWorking Machines > Benchtop Machines > I need some help with weird problem
Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    Registered
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Posts
    154

    Exclamation I need some help with weird problem

    I have been running my Hoss G0704 cnc conversion with very few problems for the past 4 years.

    This week I decided to change my ATC4 from a 6 tool rack to a 10 tool rack. So I made all the pieces, built up the new 12 inch ATC4. I went into the vb script and changed everything to show the new positions of tools, new tool count and new degrees separating the tools.

    Here is the NEW problem, I set the steps for the tool rack about 15 or 16 times now. It does 360 degrees on repeated checks. When I run a dry tool change the tool rack either under or over rotates. No changes to the VB script or to the motor tuning or steps per degree but it will not repeat the rotation for tool changes, every one is different no matter what tool I select. If I go from tool 1 to tool 10, the first time it will under rotate, the next time it might over rotate or under rotate, it is not consistent in the error of over or under rotating.

    Any one seen this problem before?

    Please all suggestions will be gladly accepted.

    David

  2. #2

    Re: I need some help with weird problem

    Assuming no mechanical/electrical problems. This is only a guess on my part.

    The problem could be in the ''shortest path'' calculation in the VB script. That section may still think that there is 6 tool positions rather than 10.
    Jim Dawson
    Sandy, Oregon, USA

Similar Threads

  1. Weird problem at MACH 3 on my DIY
    By imitheo in forum DIY CNC Router Table Machines
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 10-19-2017, 02:42 PM
  2. Weird problem with CNC router
    By jeffmorris in forum DIY CNC Router Table Machines
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 09-10-2008, 12:37 AM
  3. Weird problem with a 6MB controller.
    By ckirchen in forum Fanuc
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 01-13-2008, 07:38 PM
  4. i've got a weird problem
    By fast89 in forum General CNC Machine Related Electronics
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 12-19-2007, 09:31 AM
  5. Having weird problem
    By rustamd in forum LazyCam
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 11-24-2007, 12:58 AM

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •