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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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Update Mach4 without internet to control

To update Mach4 software without internet to the control you can do so by completing the followin...

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Machsupport and Forums

We are a reseller of the mach software.  We support that software for those who purchase our con...

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SOURCE - Run From Here

Run From Here\File Resume: Use the Up/Down arrows in the G-Code file window to select the line ...

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Spindle turns off after program - Mach3

If the spindle turns off after a program (or the spindle output is controlling some other device)...

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Freezing or Crashing when loading a program - Mach4

If you are loading a program and Mach4 crashes or fails to load the program than it may be an is...

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Parts not Round (TECO Drives)

When the X and Y on a machine are not round yet the units are correct and the axes are square, ma...

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Drive Error List - Teco

*Alarms in table below noted with asterisk (*) have additional important info below the table ...

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Enable Slave Axis in Mach4

There are 2 configuration options: Homing with Home/Limit switch on the Master: First: In the M...

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Enable Troubleshooting (IO6, Apollo I, Apollo III)

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

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Global Messaging - Mach4

Global Messaging Version 3 1. Access Global Messaging To setup Global Messaging go to Configur...

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G73 / G83 Peck Drilling Reposition Location - Mach4

Symptoms The control descends too far on a rapid reposition and breaks drill bits. High-speed ...

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Helpful Parts & Software Links

  In an effort to help our customers, the following information is being provided. While we do ...

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Setup Gears in Mach4

Setup gears If you do not know the gear ratio on the spindle, setup the spindle as follows: Se...

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Setting Spindle RPM (Mach4)

Problem: Not going the correct RPM? Is the spindle encoder configured correctly? Option 1 Te...

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Control On/Off Key Switch

If you do not have a key to turn the keyswitch for turning the computer on and off, there are so...

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Wiggle Lead In (SheetCAM)

Here are a few screen shots of menus from sheetcam and an explanation of how to set up a wiggle/o...

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