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  1. Re: Proximity Sensors Gecko G540 and Mach3

    I've thought of that when I originally wired my system. I'll have to try bypassing the E-Stop. I used a video presentation by Corvettegut50 on YouTube who is considered by many to be a G540 Guru to...
  2. Re: Proximity Sensors Gecko G540 and Mach3

    My sensors have the same wiring and when I hooked mine up in this exact configuration. They would work perfectly as long as I had my E-Stop Switch depressed. But as soon as I enabled my Stepper...
  3. Re: Proximity Sensors Gecko G540 and Mach3

    Thank You, Thank You, Thank YOu.
  4. Proximity Sensors Gecko G540 and Mach3

    I'm in need of some help installing these FTVOGUE Capacitive Proximity Sensor Switch 3 Wires NPN NC Probe Industrial Detector Auto Control Working Voltage LJC18A3-B-Z/AX Proximity sensors to my Gecko...
  5. Re: Proximity Sensors Gecko G540 and Mach3

    General
    Model number LJC18A3-B series
    External dimensions M18x1x60
    Installation type Non-shielded
    Detection distance 10mm±10%
    Setting distance 0-8 mm
    Supply voltage 12-24Vdc (6-36Vdc);...
  6. Re: Proximity Sensors Gecko G540 and Mach3

    I checked the G540 by running a Jumper Wire from Pin 12 to both Pins 10 and 11 a it still worked as usual, therefore it isn't the G540. I have yet to try hooking up a Buck Dockdown from my 36V...
  7. Re: Proximity Sensors Gecko G540 and Mach3

    So what I got out of this is to disconnect my current connections of the sensors. Then to run a jumper wire over to the appropriate terminals of the G540 to see if the G540 still works as it is...
  8. Re: Proximity Sensors Gecko G540 and Mach3

    I'm not sure what you mean by using wire links between the 12 Pin and the g540 Inputs other than stating I have a definite Fear in emitting the Blue Smoke Genie. I will though try a different power...
  9. Proximity Sensors Gecko G540 and Mach3

    Anyone here setup and using the G540 with NPN Proximity Sensors and Mach3?????

    I have LJC18A3-B-Z/AX NPN Proximity Sensors 6-36V and I am trying to get them to work correctly with my GeckoDrive...
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    Re: Gecko G540 Wiring

    I received assistance from Vince at eDealers Direct on eBay as he sells these professionally. He made me aware of the fact that running 2 On/Off Switches would be rather Redundant seeing as the Input...
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    Gecko G540 Wiring

    Does anyone have a wiring diagram that is colour coded that I can use to wire up my G540? I'm using a DPST switch on the Front of the case along with an NC E-Stop Switch. A 36V Power Supply with a...
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    Adding New DPDT Switch

    After almost destroying my Gecko G540 due to an electrical issue of my own creation. I've figured out how to wire in a new power plug input. But the original switch I had at the front of my...
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    Re: Wiring Control Box

    Thanks again and I must say your responses have been so to the point its as if I was doing a Paint By Numbers picture.
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    Re: Wiring Control Box

    Once again thanks for your help in designing this schematic for me and as you probably guessed, I am clueless when it comes to wiring something correctly.
    If I may, can you correct me if I'm right...
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    Re: Wiring Control Box

    I didn't go with the Homann design as I wanted the ability to just reset my machine as well as kill everything.
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    Re: Wiring Control Box

    Thanks for the drawing and descriptive schematic and they both clear up the issues I was having.
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    Re: Wiring Control Box

    Here is the schematic that I was originally working from when I was advised to add an On/Off Switch as E-Stops are not designed for that type of use.328916


    All I need help with is what and to...
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    Re: Wiring Control Box

    I understand where you're coming from, but at this point in time the actual machine portion is all assembled and at 1.5 meters by 1 meter by 125 millimeters in a confined space. I felt it necessary...
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    Re: Wiring Control Box

    I can understand where your coming from, but the confusing thing is that I found a perfectly logical wiring diagram that appeared to have included everything in a sensible enough way. The problem is,...
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    Re: Wiring Control Box

    Because this is what I was advised to purchase. Besides not all of us have unlimited funds to purchase a turnkey solution. And while the actual stepper wiring is easy. The proper wiring of everything...
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    Re: Wiring Control Box

    Thanks for your assistance as I've tried Gecko and so far haven't had a response.
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    Re: Wiring Control Box

    Here are pictures of my box as it sits at the moment.328838328840328842
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    Re: Wiring Control Box

    At this point a lot of the confusion lies in the fact that their is a 4 hookup Master kill Switch along with a 4 hook up On/Off Switch. And do I hook up the On/off Switch directly to the Power Supply...
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    Wiring Control Box

    Does anyone know of a site made for those of us who don't a working knowledge of electrical design and function? The reason I ask is that while I have the stepper wiring portion figured out. It is...
  25. Re: Official Geckodrive Tutorial Videos

    I can't wait....seriously I can't wait. I'm in the process of wiring up my control box and while schematics are great. They only work when the person wiring up the system understands electrical...
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