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  1. Re: raspberry pi with either bcnc or ugs manual operations

    Off topic for this thread but I'll ask anyway ... Is there a writeup or info about this project anywhere? I have the same hardware available and have a 'round-to-it' labeled for exactly that task....
  2. Re: Proxxon MF70 vs. Taig vs. Sieg X1 vs. Sieg X2

    I have a Proxxon MF70 that I am converting it to CNC. My expectations ... based on my manual use of the mill ... are wood, plastic and aluminum with a great deal of patience as incredibly low feed...
  3. Re: Need help getting copy of my madCAM license ...

    Got a response this morning. Thanks very much for the help. It is much appreciated.
  4. Need help getting copy of my madCAM license ...

    I have sent multiple emails to info@madcamcnc.com requesting that they resend my 6.0 license key. I have included the PayPal receipt for the upgrade payment. Regretfully the emails have generated...
  5. Anyone know how to contact madCAM customer service?

    I need to have them re-send my license number. Multiple emails to info@madcamcnc.com requesting it along with the PayPal receipt as proof-of-payment have gone unanswered.

    This forum appears to be...
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    Re: Proxxon MF70 mod

    I will be converting my Proxxon MF70 to CNC in the very near future. I think the laser pointer is a great idea!!
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    Re: Strange KmotionCNC behavior

    Not sure if this helps or not ... 11.2 G81 Cycle ... but at least it is on the Dynomotion web site.
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    Re: Dmm Dyn4 pmdx126 ess control build

    Great build!!

    Will the BOM [most of which has already been stated] and schematic be available as "open source" or are you thinking it will only be available to your customers ... those that have...
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    Re: CNC for Printed Circuit Boards

    Just FYI ... I've used this site PCBShopper to comparison shop for pcb prices.
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    Re: Bt30 or bt40 spindle

    Not exactly your situation as it is in the USA, but it might be relevant.

    When I bought my mill I had a choice of BT30 or R8. For various reasons I chose the BT30. I regret the decision.

    When...
  11. Thread: Dynomotion Wiki

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    Re: Dynomotion Wiki

    The wiki sounds like a good idea.

    To your question about "what information should be included" ... not an answer but but more questions about the intent of the wiki.

    Just a thought ... will it...
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    Re: What connectors do you use?

    Based on the information that Ray and vmax549 provided my conclusion is that it is reasonable to not shield the motors but must shield any sensor or low level logic lines.

    Not shielding the motor...
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    Re: What connectors do you use?

    For those that are using SpeakON, CPC connectors and other mostly plastic connectors ... how are you handling the shield? I was under the impression that motor wire shielding was highly recommended....
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    Re: What connectors do you use?

    As others have pointed out, it is hard to believe the voltage rating is based on concerns that the capabilities of the insulation will be exceeded.

    This link ... Can Delphi-Packard components be...
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    Re: What connectors do you use?

    Has anyone tried automotive Weather Pack connectors? They seem to be readily available in multiple configurations, reasonably inexpensive, sealed and high current. There is a down side in that the...
  16. Thanks

    Thanks
  17. Re: Looking to up size my balls.............. for my C7 ballscrews\nuts that is

    Ok, this will qualify as the "dumb question of the week".

    "I purchased a range of balls from an eBay source ..."

    Could you provide the vendor name or even the search term you used?...
  18. Re: Mark's EPOXY Granite 18"x20"x20" (700mmx780mmx780mm) vertical mill build

    Mark,

    Was this the "flour" you used ... Laguna Silica, 200 Mesh in Bulk ...

    I am in search of "flour" locally and need to have something as an example as "quartz flour" is getting the...
  19. Re: Mark's EPOXY Granite 18"x20"x20" (700mmx780mmx780mm) vertical mill build

    Voyager77 and Jacob, thanks very much for the information. I've sent an email to RAMPF in the USA and will let everyone know what I get for a response..
  20. Re: Mark's EPOXY Granite 18"x20"x20" (700mmx780mmx780mm) vertical mill build

    Anyone have any thoughts about a USA version of the EPUSELF concept?
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    Re: Balancing Way Oil Delivery - Options?

    I'd really like to know more of the details around this solution. It sounds very interesting!!

    Hopefully I am not derailing the OP thread by expressing an interest.
  22. Re: What steeper motor connecters for flood coolant?

    I wonder if placing the connections as far out of harms\coolants way as constraints allow and then using these ... Weather Pack Terminals Seals Connectors Splices | Weatherpack | Sealed Electrical...
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    Re: Converting 3 Axis Router to 3D Printer

    You may not need the whole machine but maybe the "Super Extruder" head would be a reasonable starting place ......
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    Re: another mini mill column flex project

    I also want to say Thanks!! and hope you continue to publish what you find.
  25. Hitachi WJ200 Intelligent Input Terminal Jog and Three Wire Interface

    I have looked at the Hitachi WJ200 documentation ... WJ200 Instruction Manual NT325X ... and have not been able to figure out what the best way to wire this.

    I want to use the Jog function ......
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    Re: Stepper power supply confusion ...

    Tom, the silver tongued devil, has made a compelling argument for the KSTEP and therefore had no choice but to order one.

    Thanks to all that provided guidance,
    Arvid
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    Re: Stepper power supply confusion ...

    Tom, cgo and coherent,

    Thanks for the responses.

    I have not purchased a power supply so "the best recommended solution" was what I was going to get.

    To be honest, I am still vacillating...
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    Stepper power supply confusion ...

    Lets assume the following reasonable scenario: KFlop + KStep driving stepper motors with windings that have about 2.8mh inductance.

    If I follow the recommendation on the Gecko site, using the...
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    Thanks for sharing the progress!!!

    Thanks for sharing the progress!!!
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    I would like to say "glad to see you are still...

    I would like to say "glad to see you are still around". This is an incredibly valuable and informative thread and I appreciate all the effort you have gone thru to document and share your experience....
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