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    Re: Setting the pause button

    From your ambiguous explanation I don't quite understand what you are experiencing.

    If you are using TNG you can create custom procedures & toolbar buttons to have the software behave to your...
  2. Re: Help! CNC Coordinates and actual measurements do not match

    This link might help ...

    https://planet-cnc.com/how-to-setup-cnc/
  3. Re: Upgrading 3020T with MK2 trying to connect stock spindle

    Not familiar with the 3020T but I believe the following link will help

    https://planet-cnc.com/using-output-board-planetcnc-controllers/
  4. Re: Connecting Spindle and Coolant to an Output Board?

    Glad to help ...

    Also, you can use M62 "Output M-Code" via the MDI to turn your relays on/off and monitor their state using the software's IO tab.

    Example: for relay on output pin# 2
    M62 P2 Q1...
  5. Re: Connecting Spindle and Coolant to an Output Board?

    The output board requires "external" 12V power supply connected to the terminal labeled "power" and make sure to be careful with the polarity.
    ...
  6. Re: Connecting Spindle and Coolant to an Output Board?

    @ iBigNTastyi

    Hope the enclosed diagram helps.
  7. Re: Spindle won't stay on, software stops while running code

    It would seem clear from your video that the spindle turns off when the outputs change state.

    Now as "mactec54" suggested it would be helpful to see how you wired the VFD to the MK3/4 board ......
  8. Re: Spindle won't stay on, software stops while running code

    "software stops while running code" is nothing I have encountered before so the following is merely a suggestion:

    In case you haven't already done this, to gain a deeper understanding of your...
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    Re: Script commands to control PlanetCNC

    How to control PlanetCNC TNG from your own software tutorial:

    https://planet-cnc.com/control-planetcnc-tng-software/

    For advanced interprocess communication you would need to use "named pipes"....
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    Re: Messed Up My Axis

    Not sure what you got going on Gdog ... I would try another approach and reset your X, Y and Z axis using the MDI and G-Code instead.

    Assuming that you are using TNG ... jog your machine close to...
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    LC+ 4896 Motor Requirements

    As a retrofit project I acquired an LC+ 4896 with the table, gantry and HSD ES915 ATC spindle in great condition ... but with no controller box or servo motors. I understand that this model is the...
  12. Re: Remember loaded tool in ATC at startup / shutdown

    "Parameters.txt"
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    Re: TNG and 5 axis milling

    The scripting capabilities of TNG ...
  14. Thread: TNG Progress

    by SkiPatrol
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    Re: TNG Progress

    @ Anriro I saw your video from another thread and I now understand ... hopefully v2 will solve that for you. PlanetCNC is fully committed on delivering TNGv2 and I trust that as soon as they can...
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    Re: Problems with Planet CNC TNG

    @ Eatonbrayer Sure ... I have reached out to PlanetCNC for guidance as to how best to approach the subject.
  16. Thread: TNG Progress

    by SkiPatrol
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    Re: TNG Progress

    @ Anriro "For example, starting the program from the desired line."

    Please download the latest TNG manual dated 2018/08/01 and read page 119 section "2.7.5.1. Start From Selected Line."

    Also,...
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    Re: Problems with Planet CNC TNG

    If you have any specific questions regarding scripting I would be glad to lend a hand.

    Please note that for TNG the scripting is basically G-Codes, M-Codes, O-Words, Operators, Functions and...
  18. How to read output relay state on TNG script

    I am in the process of writing a TNG script that needs to evaluate the state of two output relays. As an example, relay 1 and 7 need to be confirmed as on/off at the hardware level in order for the...
  19. Re: CNC USB z axis not starting in correct position.

    SkiPatrol reporting for duty ...

    Seems that you are on your own on this one but I am here to make sure that someone answers your post and offers some words of encouragement. The best thing about...
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