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    Re: Large Kearney & Trecker HMC conversion.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XSojs1pUSlg
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    Re: Large Kearney & Trecker HMC conversion.

    Still running great... Walk around


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fTI_Ypv4FQE
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    Re: Not sure what motion controller to use

    And can do rigid tapping
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    Re: Not sure what motion controller to use

    Linuxcnc works with ethercat..

    https://forum.linuxcnc.org/24-hal-components/22346-ethercat-hal-driver?start=0

    Also. Mesa is certainly a good company.
  5. Latency tested Linuxcnc pre-installed with on board printer port

    Tested to a 40khz base thread

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Hp-refurbished-i5-with-linuxcnc-pre-installed-and-tested-low-latency-CNC-/323799818537
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    Emco compact 5 pc ramblings...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xCxm8n1MLX4
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    Re: small mill project.

    Side tracked..


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMreIgsMnW8
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    Re: small mill project.

    A really high production quality video..... <sarcasm> Rigid tapping


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5HIPuC52p4
  9. Re: How do you switch the parallel port to EPP mode in Linux?

    To add to what pcw has mentioned...
    5. The G540 only needs epp mode for the charge pump to work. It might be better to disable the charge pump on the G540 and see if you can get your steppers...
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    Re: small mill project.

    View of the sensors..

    http://electronicsam.com/images/greenmachine/20190403_175734.jpg
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    Re: small mill project.

    More spindle encoder....



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QY_vmW1djao
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    Re: small mill project.

    working on getting a spindle encoder mounted.. There isn't an easy way to mount an actual encoder - so I went with a gear and using gear tooth sensors..

    Machined a gear and mounted it to the...
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    Re: small mill project.

    adaptive feed with spindle power...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LAtx8o48jI
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    Re: small mill project.

    Trying a different spindle drive...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i6rJsCKzUK0
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    Re: FYI: PathPilot ADMIN commands

    people are too gun shy after years of mach... Linuxcnc will run perfectly while doing other things..

    sam
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    Re: small mill project.

    nothing really new..


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2BGYOcmC4w\
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    Re: re-working a tombstone - finally

    2 sides done - working on the 3rd..

    http://electronicsam.com/images/greenmachine/20190213_192059.jpg
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    Re: re-working a tombstone - finally

    Rigid tapping baby!


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i76UB1whgjA
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    Re: re-working a tombstone - finally

    And this is what happens when you think you got all of the broken center drill out of the hole...

    http://electronicsam.com/images/greenmachine/20190208_205557.jpg
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    Re: re-working a tombstone - finally

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bUJg200Sf9s
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    Re: re-working a tombstone - finally

    G73 cycle to the rescue.. No tangles...

    http://electronicsam.com/images/greenmachine/20190208_202342.jpg
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    re-working a tombstone - finally

    We have a few factory made tombstones from a local shop that went out of business a 20 years ago or so. Finally getting one drilled with a decent pattern of holes..

    Have the tombstone mounted...
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    Re: Closing the loop and controllers

    Linuxcnc can do all of that also..
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    My solution for running fusion on linux..

    The only reason I use windows personally anymore is for Fusion. (awesome cad/cam for the price ;) ) I have been looking for a laptop that I can pass the dedicated video to the virtual machine...
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    Re: Closing the loop and controllers

    I would second linuxcnc and mesa.. Probably the least expensive solution. (software is free and interface hardware is inexpensive)
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