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Apollo III Network Connections

  Apollo III Network Connection The Apollo III can be connected directly to the control or via...

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Fault History Mitsubishi VFD

Mitsubishi D700 VFD has a feature to check past faults To view a past fault follow these steps: ...

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Aligning Slave Axis Gantry - Mach4

To align the gantry, an offset move can be configured for the slave axis once homing has been com...

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Post Processors for CAM Software

Overview Our Mach software runs gcode and can be in various file types such as .txt, .nc, and .t...

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How to Turn Off Home In Place - Mach4

Home in place is a feature that allows axes to home in their current position. This is usually us...

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SigmaNest Access Violation Message

This error message seems to happen when the same file is loaded into the Mach4 software. Recomme...

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Manually Calculating Steps Per

If your motor tuning calibration (steps per) is set, but still slightly off, you can make adjustm...

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Grinder Reg Wheel Calculator

Reg Wheel Calculator (regwheel): See attachments on this page for how to calibrate the commande...

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Connecting PLC to Mach3

  File Type Document Name View / Download / Print Modbus Connection from a PLC to Mach...

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Wiring Prox Switch Input

    PNP 3-wire example: (see attachment for photo) Brown to C0+ Blue to C0- Black to the ...

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Dual Spindle Setup-Mach4

Tool Assignments Tool 100 is the secondary spindle. Pockets 1-20 are for the primary spindle. ...

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Mach4 Plasma Target or Sampled

Getting torch height control (THC) to work properly in Mach4 Plasma screen: When running target ...

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Constant Velocity-Mach3

Constant Velocity (CV) is more of a Theoretical calculation instead of an exact adjustment and wi...

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SigmaNEST Oxy or Plasma Process Selection

SigmaNEST is set to use tool 1 (plasma) as default process. You can change to OXY per part or set...

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Plasma Laser Alignment Offsets Mach4

The laser alignment is set by tool offsets. This is in the tool table and down at the bottom.  Y...

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Machine Slams on Stop Command-Mach4

If you do a stop and it stops instantly and is hard on the machine, you can turn it into a contro...

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Open Electrical Cabinet With Power ON

Here are the steps to open the electrical cabinet without having to shut down power: DANGER: Hig...

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Repeatability Tests - Teco Drives

First, test for backlash. Section 2.4: https://machmotion.com/documentation/Motion%20Controllers...

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Open G-Code in Command Prompt - Mach4

Command Lines to Open and Close a G-Code File in Mach4: Open:C:\Mach4\tools\MachUtil\MachUtil.ex...

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Pendant going the same direction or the same speed - Mach4

Problem:  When moving the MPG Pendant really fast and it continues in the same direction or the...

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