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MachMotion's Canned Cycle Playlist on YouTube

Follow the link to view all 4 of MachMotion's canned cycle tutorial videos: https://www.youtube....

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Lathe-Specific G Code Manual

Here is a link to Artsoft's lathe-specific G code manual: https://www.machsupport.com/wp-content...

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Apollo I User Manual - Mach3

    1. Introduction The Apollo I Breakout Board provides a flexible, plug-in-play interf...

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Software not Loading

Software not loading / settings corrupted If Mach 4 is not loading correctly/displaying errors...

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Constant Velocity in Mach4

    Constant Velocity can improve cut quality, especially on gantry style machines like route...

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Control Internal 24VDC Power Supply

Description of the problem: What is the maximum power output of the 24VDC power supply in th...

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Pendant is Jogging Roughly - Mach3

Description of the problem: The pendant is not jogging smoothly.    Solution: Four possible...

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Feed Hold Not Working-Mach3

Description of the problem: Pressing [Feed Hold] does not stop motion.   Solution: Feed ...

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Feed Hold Malfunction-Mach3

Description of the problem: Control running away when cycle start is pressed following a fee...

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Drive Fault Setup-Mach3

Description of the problem: When a drive faults the control doesn't stop.   Solution: Our sy...

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Drive Fault Always On - Apollo III

Description of the problem: On Apollo series boards the X0 (Drive Fault) is always on whether th...

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Step and Continuous Jog Both Selected - Mach3

Description of the problem: Step and Continuous mode are illuminated and the system won't jog. ...

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Corner Freeze - Mach3 Plasma

Description of the problem: Do MachMotion plasma controls have corner freeze? How does it work? ...

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Clearing Mach3 Spindle Calibration Parameters

Description of the problem: The 0-10VDC spindle speed signal is not linear. It doesn't change co...

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Apollo III Not Communicating

Description of the problem: The Apollo III motion controller is not communicating, but all the s...

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Hardware Check Hanging in Ultimate Screen

Description of the problem: When starting Mach3, the Ultimate screen may get hung up on hardware...

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1000 Series Plasma Operation Manual

  Introduction Control StartupTo open the control software double-click on the Plasma profil...

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IO6 Resources

  File Type Document Name View / Download / Print     IO Layout Chart ...

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IO6 to Apollo I Conversion

Outputs: Enable / Charge Pump 2-17 Output 1 enabled 2-14 (for spindle CW. can change output sig...

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Siemens PLC - Wiring SM1234 Analog Card

This is how to wire to the standard ANALOG I/O SM 1234, 4AI/2AO, +/-10V, OR 0-20 MA analog card (...

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