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    More aesthetic results. So yes, cleaner and...

    More aesthetic results. So yes, cleaner and prettier.
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    The link below is to a Northwestern U page that...

    The link below is to a Northwestern U page that breaks the cable issues down in a good manner. These connectors will work with the SGD, SGDA, SGDB, and SGDL drives. You will need SGM motors with...
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    Well... In the days of lightening fast...

    Well... In the days of lightening fast communication and instant gratification, 12 hours is an eternity! And you seem to be a lucky guy too if you got it that fast.

    But the 12 hours aside,...
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    I have Mach3 running with SGD-02BS drive and...

    I have Mach3 running with SGD-02BS drive and SGM-02314 motors. I use the Galil motion controller plugin to provide the analog signal to the speed control drives. It's not hard to set up. In fact,...
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    I have not found any source for the Sigma II data...

    I have not found any source for the Sigma II data stream format either. You could do some sleuthing and get to the bottom of the Yaskawa serial encoder signal, but you would need a Yaskawa motor to...
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    Luc, The SGDA04VS is a speed and torque...

    Luc,

    The SGDA04VS is a speed and torque control drive.

    The RS232 is for drive setup and commissioning only. The SGDA is controlled via pins 1 & 2 (torque) or pins 3 and 4 (speed) with a +-10v...
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    Joe, Here is a nice little page that breaks...

    Joe,

    Here is a nice little page that breaks the wiring down in a good manner.

    http://www.mech.northwestern.edu/courses/433/Writeups/YaskawaMotors/YakawaACservomotors.htm

    I hope you got the...
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    Welcome to the world of fog and mist! I...

    Welcome to the world of fog and mist!

    I guess you are wanting to run these with some type of PC based CNC software? If so, Mach3 and the Galil is and option. But as you said, the Galil cards...
  9. Thread: Galil & Camsoft

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    Mach will run the DMC-1832. You have to use...

    Mach will run the DMC-1832. You have to use Galil's Version 7 drivers. It will install and run right beside any other software that talks to the Galil as long as the other software likes the V7...
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    The 1750 cards will work. I have a 1760 running....

    The 1750 cards will work. I have a 1760 running. Use the drivers that come with Smart Term v6.10 off of the Galil website. Get the fastest Mhz PC you can with an ISA bus. 800Mhz will work fine...
  11. Thread: So it begins!

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    If you want to run it through the parallel port,...

    If you want to run it through the parallel port, then yes. You will need some sort of breakout parallel port board. But you will not have closed loop operation.

    Polarity won't matter on A/C. ...
  12. Thread: So it begins!

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    1. You will need a Galil ICM-2900 terminal block...

    1. You will need a Galil ICM-2900 terminal block and a 100 pin cable to connect it and the Galil card. You will then connect the drive input and output signals to the ICM-2900. The PDF you linked...
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    No rigid tapping yet. Mainly because I don't...

    No rigid tapping yet. Mainly because I don't have a machine that is capable of doing it. That's one of those things that would require some testing, if you know what I mean. I recently got a 6hp...
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    Get the DMC1348 manual from the Galil website...

    Get the DMC1348 manual from the Galil website (Optima series controller). Your 1341 controller is exactly the same with the exception that it does not have extended I/O.

    Steve
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    The Mach/Galil combination works very well. I...

    The Mach/Galil combination works very well. I happen to know this because I wrote the current encarnation of the Galil Plugin for Mach. :) On the Mach forum, there is a list of compatible Galil...
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    DonW, You can try Alibre. Free version is...

    DonW,

    You can try Alibre. Free version is called Alibre Express. It a parametric modeler with a rich tool set. The tutorials are great and I found it easy to learn. Be prepared to spend about...
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    Sometimes a video card driver update will allow...

    Sometimes a video card driver update will allow the screen's native resolution to be chosen.

    Steve
  18. Thread: BobCAD Support

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    You don't, by chance, have a Nvidia 8000 or 9000...

    You don't, by chance, have a Nvidia 8000 or 9000 series graphics card do you?

    Steve
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    I'll help. Do you have the conversational...

    I'll help. Do you have the conversational manual?

    Steve
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    You can do this in V19 as well. The good thing...

    You can do this in V19 as well. The good thing about V19 is that it has scripting in it's post processor. Call or email support and tell them you want the long code cycle routines. I used to have...
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    In v22, edit your post (MillEditPost.exe) and...

    In v22, edit your post (MillEditPost.exe) and turn the Peck drilling cycle off (uncheck the box). This tells BobCAD that the machine has no peck drill cycle and to use long code instead. A really...
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    It has to do with your fonts. Check your system...

    It has to do with your fonts. Check your system settings and see what font is there. And then check your part settings and see what is there. After one of the updates, this was killing me. I...
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    They want your phone number because that is your...

    They want your phone number because that is your BobCAD account number. They already have your number, so giving it to them again won't change the amount of calls.

    V23 BobArt will not work with...
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    Here you go... The issue was verify not working....

    Here you go... The issue was verify not working. But this is what you have to do on 64bit as well.

    http://www.bobcadsupport.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3305
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    Yes. There is a thread on BobCAD's forum on how...

    Yes. There is a thread on BobCAD's forum on how to do it.

    Steve
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