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SheetCAM Training Information & Tutorials

Tips/Notes: Using the % character in the filename can cause SheetCAM to crash/freeze when impor...

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Created 2 years ago by Aaron
Updated 1 month ago by Dan

Screw Mapping

Screw mapping is available in mach3 and mach4. See sections below for each. Mach3 Screw Mappin...

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Created 2 years ago by Aaron
Updated 1 month ago by Josiah Ymker

Latest Plugin and Firmware Versions and Update Instructions (Mach4)

HiCON Plugin: 2.01.46 Firmware: 3.45 FPGA: 8ACE   DSPMC (Tube Bender) Plugin: 2.01.46 Fi...

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Created 2 years ago by MachMotion
Updated 1 month ago by Josiah Ymker

Soft Limit Warning

Description of the problem: I'm getting a "Soft Limit Warning" like this:     Solutio...

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Created 2 years ago by Aaron
Updated 1 month ago by Josiah Ymker

White Lines in Part Display

Description of the problem: White lines are appearing in the part display (Tool Path Display...

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Created 2 years ago by Aaron
Updated 1 month ago by Josiah Ymker

Verify Homing

Description of the problem: The control won't run a program without homing, or it will run and y...

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Created 2 years ago by Aaron
Updated 1 month ago by Josiah Ymker

MachMotion Plugin Data Logging

Description of the problem: Instructions on how to enable data logging with the MachMotion plu...

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Created 2 years ago by Aaron
Updated 1 month ago by Josiah Ymker

Plugin and Firmware Versions and Update Instructions

Mach4: 10284 Mach4 Build: 3804MachMotion Build: 10400*May require new MachMotion license if upd...

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Created 2 years ago by Aaron
Updated 1 month ago by Josiah Ymker

Setting Debounce Level

Description of the problem: Debounce is the number of pulses that a switch must be stable for it...

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Created 2 years ago by Aaron
Updated 1 month ago by Josiah Ymker

Teco Motor Oscillations

Description of the problem: My Teco motor is oscillating back and forth (humming / screech...

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Created 2 years ago by Aaron
Updated 1 month ago by Josiah Ymker

Stepper Motor Reversing Direction

Description of the problem: My stepper motor is reversing direction randomly without changing ...

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Created 2 years ago by Aaron
Updated 1 month ago by Josiah Ymker

Wiring your VFD not purchased from MachMotion

If you purchased a VFD from MachMotion, all labeling is done and you will not need this informati...

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Created 2 years ago by Aaron
Updated 1 month ago by Josiah Ymker

Updating Yaskawa Parameters

To update drive parameters on a Yaskawa drive, follow these instructions.   From the display p...

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Created 2 years ago by Aaron
Updated 1 month ago by Josiah Ymker

Mitsubishi Drive Programming

Press Mode until it displays: P  00 (or some P range between 00-19) Press up/down arrow keys u...

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Created 2 years ago by Aaron
Updated 1 month ago by Josiah Ymker

SheetCAM Post Processor

Description of the problem: What are the correct post files for use with SheetCAM?   ...

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Created 2 years ago by Aaron
Updated 1 month ago by Josiah Ymker

Interpreter 1000 Random Movement While Loading File

Description of the problem: Random movements while programs are loading.   Solution: If ...

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Created 2 years ago by Aaron
Updated 1 month ago by Josiah Ymker

Interpreter 1000 Encoder Noise Issues

Description of the problem: Unacceptable noise levels in the encoder signals coming into the I...

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Created 2 years ago by Aaron
Updated 1 month ago by Josiah Ymker

HiCON Motor Drive Graph Blank

Description of the problem: The Motor/Drive Response graph is blank when motion is commanded...

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Created 2 years ago by Aaron
Updated 1 month ago by Nate Hall

Apollo Board Power Issues

24V Dropping Out (power light flashing/dim) Typically related to a "short" in limit switch....so...

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Created 2 years ago by MachMotion
Updated 1 month ago by Josiah Ymker

Setting VFD Acceleration

Description of the problem: I'm trying to set up acceleration on my Mitsubishi VFD.   Sol...

Revision #2
Created 2 years ago by Aaron
Updated 1 month ago by Josiah Ymker
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