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    Nakamura tome oiling question

    Hey guys. I have a new to me Nakamura tome TW-10 Cnc twin turret twin spindle lathe and it goes through about a liter of way oil per day.
    Is this normal? Is there a way to turn the oil pump down a...
  2. Re: Dynapath 40-50-60 battery died,lost parameters!!!!!!

    Folks, we are making chips again! Woo Hoo! I still have to change that battery, but I'll make some parts first this time. For your info, the axis board is $956 US. Glad I didn't have to go there....
  3. Re: Dynapath 40-50-60 battery died,lost parameters!!!!!!

    There is a god for dummies! I spoke to Glen who was rather horrified with what I did to my machine. Turns out all I had to do ( other than remove the battery from the axis board and replace the key )...
  4. Re: Dynapath 40-50-60 battery died,lost parameters!!!!!!

    Thanks, I still feel like an idiot though. I hope I didn't fry the axis board. The Fanuc guy left here with 6 grand, just last week..
  5. Re: Dynapath 40-50-60 battery died,lost parameters!!!!!!

    OMG I'm a menace to myself!! I'm looking at the book and it's right there. I went and soldered a battery to the damn key socket! Who would make a key that looks like a battery!?
    So I put it back the...
  6. Re: Dynapath 40-50-60 battery died,lost parameters!!!!!!

    Mine has the ribbon on the bottom. I had to unplug it from the card to be able to pull it out to get to the battery. Soldered a new 3.6V one on as I could not find the same battery anywhere.
    Was...
  7. Re: Dynapath 40-50-60 battery died,lost parameters!!!!!!

    Thanks for responding so quickly cngbrick.
    The controller is a1998. It was out for 6 weeks. I changed the motherboard battery while I was at it...I called the people at Dynapath just before. Glen...
  8. Dynapath 40-50-60 battery died,lost parameters!!!!!!

    Hello all.
    I moved my machine from one location to another. It took a while to power it up again, now the battery died...
    I get the following error. Power fail: Part program and setup must be re...
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    Re: Heidenhain vs Fanuc controllers

    Hello mbservice and thank you for your response.
    I now have the Fanuc 21-iT controller that I use plain text for code but it will also do iso. Never heard of Fanuc B before.
    The more I look at...
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    Heidenhain vs Fanuc controllers

    Hi all! In the process of getting another cnc lathe. I now have a Fanuc controlled Colchester storm lathe and am looking at a DMG lathe with a Heidenhain controller.
    Never seen one before and don't...
  11. Re: Is there a fuse in the rs232 for the 21-iT controller? Lightning broke something.

    Hello folks! Dreary but not stormy day today. I can do some more testing.
    So the other day I did change the cable over to port two on the motherboard, changed the channel to 2 on parm 20 and...
  12. Re: Is there a fuse in the rs232 for the 21-iT controller? Lightning broke something.

    WooHoo! Got it working again!
    At first I wasn't getting the book explanation, but coupled with you guys input. I finally managed to get it right. I was just really scared to break the machine more...
  13. Re: Is there a fuse in the rs232 for the 21-iT controller? Lightning broke something.

    Hey guys!
    Thank you all for your help. I changed the parameter in the ladder. It turned on the second port ok but it's fried partially and I get the LSK error on the controller and it turns the nul,...
  14. Re: Is there a fuse in the rs232 for the 21-iT controller? Lightning broke something.

    I'm located in Que. close to Mirabel airport. Haven't been abler to try much today with the weather rolling by. It's coming down something fierce right now.
    Keeping my babies off and unplugged t'ill...
  15. Re: Is there a fuse in the rs232 for the 21-iT controller? Lightning broke something.

    Morning all,
    After closer inspection, I have only the two rs232 ports after all. noob mistake.. I did change the connector on the motherboard too the second port. Another member mentions that I have...
  16. Re: Is there a fuse in the rs232 for the 21-iT controller? Lightning broke something.

    Hey guys,thanks for the quick replies. It looks like I have 3 ports, but they are all out...
    I sse they have Single Port RS-232 Serial Cardbus PCMCIA Cards avilable out there. Can this be an...
  17. Re: Is there a fuse in the rs232 for the 21-iT controller? Lightning broke something.

    Morning all!
    So I changed over to port # 02 But Now am stuck on changing the setting. It keeps telling I'm in the wrong mode..... Am I at the right place to be able to perform this task? What am I...
  18. Re: Is there a fuse in the rs232 for the 21-iT controller? Lightning broke something.

    Cool! I knew there must be something to be done. I manually punched in a program last night. I have to run 1200 parts or so then I'll try the fix.
    This is such a great forum with so many talented...
  19. Is there a fuse in the rs232 for the 21-iT controller? Lightning broke something...

    Hello people.
    Well, lighting has done a number on my equipment. There was a very loud boom with no flash. It must of been damn close. I no longer can communicate with both my lathe and VMC...
    I can...
  20. Getting a sub spindle lathe with y axis live tooling. What affordable CAM is viable?

    Hey guys,
    As stated, I need an affordable CAM for my new twin turret lathe. I already have Easycam for my existing 2 axis lathe and Mastercam for my mill.
    Don't feel like dropping 8G into software...
  21. Re: Y servo crash on Mighty Comet with Dynapath 40-50-60 controler

    Problem solved!! Changed the encoder on my Y axis. Works like a charm now. Thanks anyway.

    Claude
  22. Y servo crash on Mighty Comet with Dynapath 40-50-60 controler

    Hello fellow Zone members.

    I am having an issue with my Y axis this morning. When initially trying to zero the machine at startup the machine went into error when the y axis started moving...
    In...
  23. Any way to perform a boring profile pass with Easycam express turn V 1.5?

    Hi all, I'm trying to get a finish pass at the radiused bottom of a hole with my Easy cam program.
    Any one here ever do this? Any help would be appreciated.

    Claude
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    Alarm 1032 coolant pump over load

    Hello fellow cnc zone members!
    Well, I went and accidentally over filled my lathe with coolant...... and fried the coolant pump by swamping it with coolant.:eek:
    Colchester in there brilliant...
  25. Got the problem fixed. You can find the fix in...

    Got the problem fixed. You can find the fix in the fanuc section.
    I love this place.

    Here.http://www.cnczone.com/forums/fanuc/185154-alarm_300_apc_colchester_storm_-50_fanuc.html
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    Sticky: Poll: I love this place!

    Small business owner here also.
    I love this place, gets me out of trouble every time. I like to help others on here when I can.
    Keep up the good work guys!
  27. WooHoo! I had to tweek a few things for it to...

    WooHoo! I had to tweek a few things for it to work, but it worked! Am in production again!
    Thank you again Bill, you da man!
    :cheers:
  28. That looks great Bill! Thank you so much. I shall...

    That looks great Bill! Thank you so much. I shall try that right now.
  29. Found how to get the write protect off.I found a...

    Found how to get the write protect off.I found a procedure scribbled on the machine manual I got with the machine. Here is how it goes.
    Turn the write protect of by going into MDI mode and hitting...
  30. Ok, made some progress. I need to go to...

    Ok, made some progress.
    I need to go to parameter #1815 and turn off the apc switch by entering 0 as a value in each axis.
    But it won't let me because it's write protected.... How do I turn off the...
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