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    Re: Servo Sizing For Bridgeport BTC Retrofit

    I have recently replaced the DC servos on my Enco BP clone with DMM 750W ac servos. I used the same mounts and 2:1 bet drive on the X and Y. I use a 750W on my Z which is the knee. This has a 5:1...
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    Re: Syil 5 linear conversion.

    That is one reason I went with the Dyn4 drive is so I can move up to a bigger z motor. I wanted to see what it does. It is balanced with a spring shock and is on linear guides.
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    Syil 5 linear conversion.

    I have just received the DMM 4 drives and 400 watt motors I am going to use on the Syil 5 I purchased several years ago while in Mongolia. I am back in the US and want to convert it to AC servos. It...
  4. Re: Want to control your spindle with Mach3 but can't.. Maybe this helps.

    Someone was looking for poly v pulleys. Ametric.com is a source I have used. You can purchase online from them. Prices are reasonable and selectin is very good. Takes a little searching on their sit...
  5. I would reduce the acceleration.

    I would reduce the acceleration.
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    5740 does not have pp so ia am going to use with...

    5740 does not have pp so ia am going to use with smooth stepper (usb). I do have it communicating with the ss but still have set up to do.
  7. Dave, thanks for checking. I am able to view it...

    Dave, thanks for checking. I am able to view it now.
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    I have just started playing around with a 7520...

    I have just started playing around with a 7520 and a 7540. I am making progress and i think you need to make sure there is enough memory in the unit. The 7520 I have has 512meg for voth ram and rom....
  9. I am unable to access this video. Is it still on...

    I am unable to access this video. Is it still on youtube? Thanks
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    It is now working. I tried adjusting the current...

    It is now working. I tried adjusting the current settings and some how got the blue light blinking which according to the manual means that the drive was disabled by the user. I could not get that...
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    Yes, the motor shaft turns without any...

    Yes, the motor shaft turns without any resistance. I will try setting the current and let you know if it changes anything.
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    Thanks for the reply. I am attaching the file...

    Thanks for the reply. I am attaching the file that I was using. I see I did not include a lot of information about my test setup. My connections are the same as in the getting started guide. I...
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    VSD-EX with BLD 300 Motor

    I purchased the VSD-EX drive, the VSD breakout board, and BLD motor from you about a year ago while living in Mongolia. I have returned to the US and had some time to try and set this up on my test...
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    Digital Issue

    I have just taken a look at your digital edition of the magazine and I am greatly disappointed. As near as I can tell there is no provisions to download the magazine and read it offline. I travel a...
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    Turbo CADCAM user

    I have used TCC for many years and it became painfully obvious that the CAM version would not move into the 3d world so I have moved on to Alibre with the CAM option. I do not remeber ever seeing...
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    Cutting Aluminum Dry

    Hello Jason,

    I watched your video and was surprised to see that you are cutting the aluminum dry. What type of bit were you using? I have trouble with the aluminum building up on the bit unless...
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    In my experience the 2 biggest problems with...

    In my experience the 2 biggest problems with cutting aluminum without coolant are buildup on the cutting edge and clearing chips. You need to use some type of lubricant to prevent the buildup of...
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    Reply to How Mau statement

    I want to respond to Mow-Mau's statement. I did not pursue getting a refund as it was made clear that the refund would be made when it was convenient for them to pay it. They would not refund the...
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    You go into Mach3 motor tuning and reduce the...

    You go into Mach3 motor tuning and reduce the accelration and or the velocity. I think the main setting you need to change is the acceleration or velocity. I would suggest that you cut it by 50% to...
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    It sounds like your acceleration is to high. If...

    It sounds like your acceleration is to high. If it has been working fine and now isn't then you are not getting enough lubrication or you z axis gib is dragging. The squeal you are hearing is the...
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    Step Over

    You should check out gwizard from cnccookbook. It has a function that you can input the height of the scallop you can live with and it will give you the step over to use. This is for ball mills. ...
  22. Thread: X4 or X5

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    If you are asking about the unit on the right...

    If you are asking about the unit on the right side of the enclosure it is a digital scale display. I have purchased and installed a 3 axis electronic scale system. This is mostly to check for lost...
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    I recently purchased an X5 from Syil and I am...

    I recently purchased an X5 from Syil and I am using SS. I have it hooked up to directly in line with the PP plug on the X5 so it is just replacing the PP plug on the laptop I am using. I am using...
  24. Thread: X4 or X5

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    I have seen that site. Unfortunatley I don't...

    I have seen that site. Unfortunatley I don't read Chinese. I thought I would try google video but they are no longer allowing uploads to their site. I will look into picasa. Open to other...
  25. Thread: X4 or X5

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    Video

    I took some video this weekend of a program but I have not been able to upload it to youtube. I cannot access the youtube upload site. I'll keep trying. The file is 121meg wmv file. Any...
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