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  1. Re: DIY 5 axis stepper motor hookup problems.

    motor is absolutely new.
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  3. Re: DIY 5 axis stepper motor hookup problems.

    Hi, I have more wiring problems to figure out. This one is for an 8 lead nema 34 stepper driving the Z. Tried wiring it according to diagrams but im still getting a red light at the driver. With the...
  4. Re: DIY 5 axis stepper motor hookup problems.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A27nOkTFYDY

    Got my answer with this video in terms of backlash compensation.
    So my solution will be to use the 425 oz motor with a 5:1 gear reduction for proper...
  5. Re: DIY 5 axis stepper motor hookup problems.

    Thank you for your suggestions. Peeteeng ill try what you have suggested, but for now Ive tested the motor in many different ways, and its just telling me that the 425 oz motor isn't strong enough to...
  6. Ill try it. Thanks

    Ill try it. Thanks
  7. DIY 5 axis stepper motor hookup problems.

    Hi, ive built a few cnc machines before and have repaired many times. For some reason im running into problems wiring 1 motor for my 5 axis build. The motor is a nema 23 425oz motor that rotates the...
  8. Is it possible to build a DIY Metal Sintering machine?

    Im sure it is possible for some, but what about your average cnc enthusiast? has anyone built a diy one before? Also how much do the commercial ones cost?

    are there even commercial programs...
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    Parrellel and com port?

    im having a problem with the port im using that is suppose to connect the Break out board to the computer. ive used 2 older computers to connect to the BOB using mach3 and it did fine. the 2 older...
  10. Is it possible to change settings in mach3 to run code faster?

    my feed rate is pretty high around 200 during roughing, but during finishing the feed rate slows down to around 60 70, i see that mach 3 isnt processing the lines fast enough and the finishing pass...
  11. THANKYOU SO MUCH

    THANKYOU SO MUCH
  12. How do i set up 2 X axis motors with mach 3?

    im using 2 motors to run the x axis, one on each end of the table. 1 driver per motor. how do i set this up in the mach3 settings input? do i use the "A" axis as the 2nd X axis motor? thanks for the...
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    i run my 425 oz steppers off 1 amp of power each....

    i run my 425 oz steppers off 1 amp of power each. my drivers are rated for 56v and im giving them 36 and they never get hot. there cutting at 50 ipm using 8tpi acme screws. the max i can get them to...
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    thanks, this would definitely be good but im...

    thanks, this would definitely be good but im looking for something cheaper. because i dont need it to be electronically controlled, i just need 2 speeds

    does anybody know if somethign like this...
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    Reliable router speed control.

    i need suggestions on reliable speed controllers for a router. what types are out there. i have used cheap ones on ebay and they only lasted about 150 hours of milling time. the router im using is a...
  16. advice on voltage and amps to run higher RPM

    im using 3 425oz steppers with a 36v 10 amp power supply. my drivers are rated for 18-56 volts and up to 4 amps. currently im giving them 36vs and 2.15 amps per stepper motor.

    im not sure if...
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    heres a video of the machine jogging. The only...

    heres a video of the machine jogging. The only issue i am having right now is the backlash from the shaft and rod coupling.

    CNC Jogging. - YouTube
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    Problems with Mach3 Jogging.

    im having a problem with jogging using mach 3. i would use the arrow keys to jog the x and y axis. right and left key to jog the x axis and up and down key to jog the y. When i first boot my comp and...
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    http://img684.imageshack.us/img684/296/picture046u...

    http://img684.imageshack.us/img684/296/picture046uf.th.jpg
    http://img140.imageshack.us/img140/4025/picture045z.th.jpg
    http://img812.imageshack.us/img812/6337/picture044s.th.jpg...
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    not all is good, but i got it done. Will need to...

    not all is good, but i got it done. Will need to tweak and redo some parts but will see how it does for now. i will see about wiring tomorrow and try to get in some test cuts in a few days.
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    sup young fellas. i havent updated u guys in a...

    sup young fellas. i havent updated u guys in a bit. since last update ive rebuilt the x axis slides so that it would work better, ive permanently mounted the y axis pillars and rail, built the y axis...
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    Did alot of the harder work today. I doubled all...

    Did alot of the harder work today. I doubled all the screws in all the parts, i had to brace the x axis bar to make it more rigid and i ended taking apart all the parts and adding wood glue to all...
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    made some parts for the y axis. The rail and the...

    made some parts for the y axis. The rail and the tower. Im not good at terminology so let me know if i call the part the wrong word or know of a better word to call it. It does look a little weird...
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    Got some descent work done today. Made all the...

    Got some descent work done today. Made all the components for the X axis:cheers:

    http://img842.imageshack.us/img842/3889/picture034cd.th.jpg...
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    Did some work today. Got the side of the slides...

    Did some work today. Got the side of the slides done.:cheers:

    Also got a surprise in the mail, the CNC kit....only took 5 business days to get here:D
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