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    Re: UGS comprehensive manual??

    nope not there that I can see
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    UGS comprehensive manual??

    Is there somewhere that a comprehensive manual is available for UGS? Like, what are all the parms for, etc?

    Thanks
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    Re: UGS platform probe module install

    ok I downloaded the latest release of UGS and all is well
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    UGS platform probe module install

    I am currently running UGS Platform 2.0. In the list of plugins I have a PROBE HELPER but I see videos that reference a PROBE MODULE that seems a lot more useful. How do I download and use that...
  5. Re: dust collection from CNC router Vac or duct collector?

    ok how do you ground the hose?

    Got any recommendations for where to buy a reasonably priced dust collector?
    Thanks
  6. dust collection from CNC router Vac or duct collector?

    What works better for dust collection from a cnc router(2.2kw spindle), a shop vac or a dust collector?
    What horse power?
    Thanks
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    Re: skate bearing dust problems??

    here is a pic of each side of the bearings.
    420474
    420476
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    Re: arduino grount to chassis ground??

    my laptop does have a third wire on the charging cord. When I created my electronics box I added a grounded 120v power outlet that I plug the laptop into.

    So, I will run a wire from the Arduino...
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    Re: arduino grount to chassis ground??

    thanks I will add them
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    I am using a laptop that is not always plugged in.

    I am using a laptop that is not always plugged in.
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    Hmm. If I put a continuity tester on the...

    Hmm.
    If I put a continuity tester on the surface it makes a connection.
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    Re: x axis motor randomly stalling GRRR

    At the moment I am thinking I had 2 issues. An excessive acceleration parm and issues with the Y and Z axis skate bearing set up. They seem very intolerant of dust accumulation.
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    Re: skate bearing dust problems??

    They are yellow jacket ABEC 9 skateboard bearings.
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    Re: arduino grount to chassis ground??

    why the toothed washer? Aluminum and aluminum oxide are both conductors.
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    skate bearing dust problems??

    For those of you that have or had a skate bearing machine do you or did you have issues with dust collecting on the rails and bearings and causing issues like stalling and rumbly movement?
    If so,...
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    Re: arduino grount to chassis ground??

    My arduino is getting it's power from the USB cable. No separate power supply.
    Is that a problem?
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    Re: arduino grount to chassis ground??

    ok now who is right??
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    Re: x axis motor randomly stalling GRRR

    can you explain the $1=255 please?
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    Re: x axis motor randomly stalling GRRR

    z is a 1/2 10 5 start lead screw that is driven directly.
    x and y axis are 3-1 belt reduction
    16 tooth pulley on the motor to a 48 tooth pulley and that drives another 16 tooth pulley that drives...
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    arduino grount to chassis ground??

    When setting up a CNC using Arduino UNO do I need to connect one of the grounds on the Arduino board to the chassis ground? The same one that comes from the wall?
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    Re: x axis motor randomly stalling GRRR

    Here are my current GRBL parms
    Grbl 1.1g ['$' for help]
    [MSG:'$H'|'$X' to unlock]
    $0=10
    $1=25
    $2=0
    $3=0
    $4=0
    $5=1
    $6=0
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    Re: x axis motor randomly stalling GRRR

    ok now it is getting weird.
    I finished the surfacing of my table at these very slow accelerations and when I went to home it at the end the Z axis stalled during the very slow homing cycle....
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    Re: x axis motor randomly stalling GRRR

    I dont think it is binding. Before I put the motors on I manually moved it all over and had no issues and it seems to stall at random areas.
    I lowered the acceleration numbers to 200 and all seems...
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    Re: x axis motor randomly stalling GRRR

    they are the 5 amp motors.
    I am running them at 48 volts with 1/8 microstepping.
    As far as acceleration numbers goes I had them at 800 for the x and y and 1000 for the z.
    I have lowered them to...
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    Re: x axis motor randomly stalling GRRR

    Update
    Now I am getting random stalling on every axis. Usually not accompanied by cutting. Sometimes just on a move to begin cutting with or without the spindle running.
    Drivers are Kl-5056E
    The...
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