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  1. Re: Cheap Chinese stepper motor & driver kit. What to expect?

    I have had great experience with those style of drivers, and similar motors. I am using them on a retrofitted new hermes nh3400 engraving machine. You might be a little light for a large router. ...
  2. Re: Z-axis NOT functioning - stepper motor? Controller?

    does it work on the different controller? Couldn't decipher your last sentence.
  3. Re: Revamping/upgrading old engraving machine

    I have one like this that I modified also. used the original power supply and the stepper driver for years, but recently changed those out also. I also removed the spindle motor and mounted a RC...
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    Re: Newbie Gravograph conversion help

    I have done several gravograph conversions, what do you have for a budget, do you have a control software in mind?
  5. Thread: D&M 5 lathe

    by aminear
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    Re: D&M 5 lathe

    Are you asking about the controller for the spindle motor or controller for the lathe axis?
  6. Need advice/opinions on retrofitting controls DC spindle motor drive and servos

    I have gotten the bug to start work on an old MicroStar N1 lathe.

    It has an old Fanuc system 5 controls on it. (1979 vintage) The spindle motor is a 7.33 hp dc drive.

    I haven't dug into the...
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    Re: I need a knob milled.

    Sounds good, Can you send me your single knob? I will need to make detailed measurements on it to produce an exact replica.
    I will send a private message with my information.
  8. Thread: MicroStar N1X

    by aminear
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    Re: MicroStar N1X

    I also have a microstar n1, i don't have any information on the controls,
    I was searching for technical manuals or any other details.
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    Re: Yuasa Microstar N1 CNC Lathe

    Notchtopper,
    Hi, I have aquired one of these lathes. I also am in need of some help.
    I don't have any technical documentation on mine. I was hoping to find some sources.
    I have the gang style x...
  10. Re: Aspire and Gravograph IS6000 + Replace spindle motor

    The Aspire won't work on your machine. It is a propriatary type of software/hardware.
    I have an older New Hermes machine that I use aspire on, but had to convert it to run on Mach3.
    This involves...
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    Re: I need a knob milled.

    did you get your knobs made yet, I am interested.
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    Re: New Hermes Engraver

    I was not checking my messages for a long time and had a different email. If anyone needs a conversion you can contact me now via private message.
    Arnie
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    Re: New Hermes Vanguard 7000

    No, it is very different.
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    185070
  15. alternate style of spindle motor for NH3400

    185072Just thought I would share my new spindle motor retrofit with the group.
    I am using an RC plane outrunner motor. I have Mach3 outputting a PWM to start, stop and control speed by sending a...
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    If there is no other bearing except the bearings...

    If there is no other bearing except the bearings inside your stepper motor, that would be the problem. The stepper is not designed to carry a thrust load.

    You can check for up and down motion...
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    I would seriously suspect that relying solely on...

    I would seriously suspect that relying solely on the stepper motor bearing to hold your Z axis from axial movement is the culprit. With the amount of room you have in the block that your stepper is...
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    Is your z axis directly coupled to your stepper,...

    Is your z axis directly coupled to your stepper, and you are using the stepper bearing as the axial thrust component for the Z?

    I doubt that noise is the problem, else you would not return to the...
  19. Thread: V3400 SOFTWARE

    by aminear
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    It is rather complex from the simple description...

    It is rather complex from the simple description I did, this is a rather old post. I did determine you have to bypass several opto isolator chips because their speed is too slow.
    I discovered this...
  20. Poll: Super

    I bought my license and have been cutting gears and timing pulleys like crazy.
    It has already paid for itself multiple times.

    Thanks for a great easy to use program.

    I have been using the HTD8...
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    Nice looking job on your probe

    Great looking job on your probe, but I have to agree with Arie, the pcb is easier to solder to.

    If you want to try my design check out my Digital Machinist article Volume 6 #4 Winter 2011.
    ...
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    Email changed for my probe. Send me a private...

    Email changed for my probe. Send me a private message.
    Or email me at arnie@minear.biz
  23. Thread: aluminum parts

    by aminear
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    aluminum parts

    I am looking for a quote for these parts, qty 100
    6061 aluminum you supply all materials.
    for the aluminum pipe I prefer bright finish or a pre-anodized pipe, this is a standard item 1 1/2" sched...
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    I would be interested in quoting this job. I can...

    I would be interested in quoting this job.
    I can send pics of my work.
    Contact me at aminear@wyomingwireless.com
  25. I can make that for you, email me at...

    I can make that for you, email me at aminear@wyomingwireless.com for a quote.
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