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Forum: 701. Motor Drives Fri 12 September 2014, 13:02
Replies: 17
Views: 9,135
Posted By paul60
Hi Bradm the problem turned out to be the...

Hi Bradm
the problem turned out to be the breakout board i call PMDX tech support and they talk we through it
j3 was not working
i had j4 spare so i put the z on it
well i now have a spare...
Forum: 701. Motor Drives Mon 08 September 2014, 11:28
Replies: 17
Views: 9,135
Posted By paul60
Thanks Bradm i have checked the breakout board ...

Thanks Bradm
i have checked the breakout board
by swapping the inputs and it proved its not the board (i think)
also check the motor and its not the motor
there is some corrosion problem as i...
Forum: 701. Motor Drives Sun 07 September 2014, 20:19
Replies: 17
Views: 9,135
Posted By paul60
problem is back

its no more an intermittent problem z now does not move.
its not the motor as i have swapped supply and motor works
i took a voltage reading on the z g203 between step and common and got 1.36v
on...
Forum: 701. Motor Drives Fri 25 July 2014, 09:53
Replies: 17
Views: 9,135
Posted By paul60
It look like the problem was the parallel cable ...

It look like the problem was the parallel cable just changed the cable
but i am still not sure if the problem is corrected
will have to see how it goes in the next few days
that is what happens...
Forum: 701. Motor Drives Thu 24 July 2014, 09:47
Replies: 17
Views: 9,135
Posted By paul60
ok thanks Parrulho. any idea how i can go about...

ok thanks Parrulho.
any idea how i can go about trouble shooting this problem?
paul
Forum: 701. Motor Drives Thu 24 July 2014, 07:54
Replies: 17
Views: 9,135
Posted By paul60
Gecko 203v intermittent fault

Gecko 203v intermittent fault

The problem i am having is with my z azis when i switch my cnc in the morning, and try to move the z azis
using the page up page down buttons no movement.
...
Forum: 60. Wiring & Cable Management Wed 27 November 2013, 06:21
Replies: 221
Views: 89,227
Posted By paul60
I also found this on ebay at the moment there is...

I also found this on ebay at the moment there is nothing wrong with my stepper motor cables but i been using them for over 5 years with no problem.
but would hate to have a problem and get stuck...
Forum: 60. Wiring & Cable Management Tue 26 November 2013, 18:40
Replies: 221
Views: 89,227
Posted By paul60
Ok thanks for the information so the stepper...

Ok thanks for the information so the stepper motors dont have to be shielded?
i was not sure.
thanks again
paul
Forum: 60. Wiring & Cable Management Tue 26 November 2013, 14:26
Replies: 221
Views: 89,227
Posted By paul60
ebay cable

Can anyone tell me if this cable is any good.
thanks paul.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Shielded-Cable-Wire-4-x-18Ga-Stepper-Motor-CNC-Router-/160632659191
Forum: 60. Wiring & Cable Management Tue 26 November 2013, 14:25
Replies: 221
Views: 89,227
Posted By paul60
eby cable

Can anyone tell me if this cable is any good.
thanks paul.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Shielded-Cable-Wire-4-x-18Ga-Stepper-Motor-CNC-Router-/160632659191
Forum: 70. Control Systems Tue 29 October 2013, 20:02
Replies: 4
Views: 3,198
Posted By paul60
What was wrong with your Gecko G203v? dont...

What was wrong with your Gecko G203v? dont really know what the problem was with my
g203v one of my x motor just stopped working. i checked the fuse and it was ok.
replaced and everything is...
Forum: 70. Control Systems Fri 25 October 2013, 15:34
Replies: 4
Views: 3,198
Posted By paul60
courious about this

i am running mach 3 using geckodrive G203v
normally when i power up i hear a thump that comes from the stepped motor. i took this as normal.

i then had a faulty G203 which i replaced not i get...
Forum: 701. Motor Drives Mon 30 September 2013, 18:10
Replies: 5
Views: 4,078
Posted By paul60
Suspect gecko G 203V problem

I am running a shopbot using Gecko drives i notice today one of my x drive
motors was not running.
after swaping x drive inputs connectors i got the motor to work.
both of my x drives are...
Forum: 70. Control Systems Thu 24 May 2012, 12:27
Replies: 14
Views: 7,056
Posted By paul60
ok thanks

ok thanks
Forum: 70. Control Systems Thu 24 May 2012, 07:49
Replies: 14
Views: 7,056
Posted By paul60
Smooth stepper

am courious what advantage i will get using a smooth stepper unit from warp9 tech design
I am using mach3
gecko g203
pmdx-122 breakout board. stepper motor 9412ktg-a6497 Oriental Motor
...
Forum: 50. Toolheads Thu 29 September 2011, 05:26
Replies: 47
Views: 32,359
Posted By paul60
coolant

thanks for the information.
i washed it out and replaced the antifreeze so i will how it goes
thanks
Forum: 50. Toolheads Tue 27 September 2011, 06:18
Replies: 47
Views: 32,359
Posted By paul60
coolant

I need to get some information on the correct collant to use.
i live in the tropics where the temperture never goes under 75 deg.
should the antifreeze be used full strength or 50/50
at the...
Forum: 50. Toolheads Tue 27 April 2010, 11:16
Replies: 28
Views: 11,185
Posted By paul60
thanks Gerald pity they are out of stock paul

thanks Gerald
pity they are out of stock
paul
Forum: 50. Toolheads Tue 27 April 2010, 07:35
Replies: 28
Views: 11,185
Posted By paul60
I am looking for an indicator to show if the...

I am looking for an indicator to show if the cooling liquid is flowing in the tubes.
i found once the tube are filled you cannot tell if its moving or just sitting there?
thanks paul
Forum: 70. Control Systems Thu 01 April 2010, 12:03
Replies: 8
Views: 2,668
Posted By paul60
i beleive i have the problem solved [ hope so] ...

i beleive i have the problem solved [ hope so]
i checked the wiring on the controller everything seems ok
i then removed the printer port cable connect it back and it worked [so far]
so i will...
Forum: 70. Control Systems Thu 01 April 2010, 10:36
Replies: 8
Views: 2,668
Posted By paul60
Hi Brad thanks for your reply i do not have...

Hi Brad
thanks for your reply
i do not have the tuning to fast problem any more. and the computer i replaced is the same
as the one that crashed.
so i do not think that i am overdriving the...
Forum: 70. Control Systems Thu 01 April 2010, 10:29
Replies: 8
Views: 2,668
Posted By paul60
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More problems
i set up another computer installed and set up tuning xy and z also zero plate setting....
Forum: 70. Control Systems Thu 01 April 2010, 10:13
Replies: 8
Views: 2,668
Posted By paul60
Z axis problems ...

Z axis problems


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i set up another computer installed and set up tuning xy and z also zero plate setting....
Forum: 70. Control Systems Wed 31 March 2010, 06:23
Replies: 8
Views: 2,668
Posted By paul60
Thanks Gerald. the hard drive on the old...

Thanks Gerald.
the hard drive on the old computer has crashed.
so has to start from scratch.
paul
Forum: 70. Control Systems Tue 30 March 2010, 21:41
Replies: 8
Views: 2,668
Posted By paul60
need help

I have replaced my computer and reinstalled mach3.
my x and y axis moves, but z does not move.
what should i be checking?
i also get a message that one or more axis are tuned to fast for 25000...
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