Apollo I

Apollo I - IO Chart

Here is an image of the IO chart for an Apollo I board.




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Apollo I - Enable Troubleshooting Guide

Below is the enable troubleshooting guide for Apollo I breakout board.


After reviewing the Enable Troubleshooting flow chart here are some other items to look for on the computer.

  • Install parallel port drivers (run the mach3 install software, selecting only the parallel port drivers to install)
  • Check to make sure that the Mach3 pulse device is installed in the device manager. Install
  • Check for any Antivirus Software that maybe preventing the software to run correctly including parallel port connections.
  • Check for any viruses that maybe blocking the software from running.
  • Check to see if any PC monitoring software is being used (like for motherboard/cpu stats)

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Apollo I - Motion Troubleshooting Guide

Here is the Apollo I Motion Troubleshooting Guide




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Apollo I - Spindle Troubleshooting Guide

Here is the Apollo I spindle troubleshooting guide.



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Apollo I User Manual - Mach3





1. Introduction

The Apollo I Breakout Board provides a flexible, plug-in-play interface for the Mach3 CNC software using standard computer parallel ports.  Its key features include the following:

  • 6 Axis Control
  • Spindle Control (Clockwise, Counterclockwise, and 0-10VDC Analog)
  • 9 Inputs & 8 Outputs
  • Emergency Stop Circuit
  • Hardware and Drive Enable Circuit

1.1 Overview

Use the diagram below as a reference throughout the manual.