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Forum: Camps, Training, Meetings 12-01-2019, 06:47 PM
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Posted By Gary Campbell
That is a question for tech support

That is a question for tech support
Forum: Camps, Training, Meetings 12-01-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By Gary Campbell
It means that your machine is setup for single...

It means that your machine is setup for single tool operation. No ATC or FTC (or FTC enabled)
Use the Single tool postP

Remove the punctuation from your file name.(extra period) dash and...
Forum: Camps, Training, Meetings 12-01-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By Gary Campbell
1) What was the name of the file? 2) What...

1) What was the name of the file?

2) What post processor did you select?
Forum: FUSION 360 11-18-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 127
Posted By Gary Campbell
If you want a correct answer, attach the file...

If you want a correct answer, attach the file that produced the error. The only issue I see with the included text is that there is a "G53" call with no axis parameters.
Forum: The Water Cooler 11-10-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By Gary Campbell
Post a screenshot of your WinCNC screen. You are...

Post a screenshot of your WinCNC screen. You are making a procedural error, measured tool to the top of material to get that error.

CAMaster has a ~1 hour orientation and instruction available, I...
Forum: General Discussion 10-29-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 409
Posted By Gary Campbell
I am with Gerry on this one... When you have a...

I am with Gerry on this one... When you have a machine with "real" acceleration. Usually 2000ipm/sec or greater... it takes way less time to get up to speed than the users of smaller CNC's are used...
Forum: The Water Cooler 10-28-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 686
Posted By Gary Campbell
Your version of the software must be older then. ...

Your version of the software must be older then. You should think about upgrading it, there are some good features.

Download CAMaster post processors here: ...
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 10-27-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,984
Posted By Gary Campbell
I gave you the line numbers of the changes I made...

I gave you the line numbers of the changes I made and had you save your original to compare, how can you not know which way changes were made? If clunking, reduce the "C" value on lines 46, 52, 58. ...
Forum: The Water Cooler 10-25-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 686
Posted By Gary Campbell
Use the "CAMaster Single Tool (INCH)" to start. ...

Use the "CAMaster Single Tool (INCH)" to start.

Use the "CAMaster Toolchange (INCH)" for FTC and ATC equipped machines
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 10-24-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,984
Posted By Gary Campbell
Try this file. I made changes on lines 6, 12, 46...

Try this file. I made changes on lines 6, 12, 46 52, 58. Save your old version, compare to this one. adjust the changes as needed
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 10-23-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,984
Posted By Gary Campbell
I am at CAMaster setting up for a training...

I am at CAMaster setting up for a training session, but attach your WinCNC.ini file and I will take a look to see if the settings can be improved. (late tomorrow)
Forum: General Discussion 10-18-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 725
Posted By Gary Campbell
Lash the gantry in place with ratchet straps,...

Lash the gantry in place with ratchet straps, lower the spindle onto a foam block on the table, wrap with stretch wrap to keep clean and try. Happy trails.
Forum: Stinger Series CNC Routers 10-17-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 861
Posted By Gary Campbell
You should be able to kick those up a bit. Test...

You should be able to kick those up a bit. Test as above
Forum: Stinger Series CNC Routers 10-17-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 861
Posted By Gary Campbell
Low compared to what. I'm not sure if you have...

Low compared to what. I'm not sure if you have posted the Accel numbers, nor for which axis
Forum: Stinger Series CNC Routers 10-17-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 861
Posted By Gary Campbell
Frank... You are mistaken. Changing the feeds...

Frank...
You are mistaken. Changing the feeds in the INI do nothing. Going up from 900 to 1200 will allow ~33% more acceleration

You are looking for this line (for each axis):

axisspec=p0 ...
Forum: Stinger Series CNC Routers 10-16-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 861
Posted By Gary Campbell
Jim... Correct. When set and wired correctly...

Jim...
Correct. When set and wired correctly individual parts don't cost a lot. Wire or set them incorrectly, price goes up as fast as the smoke comes out of them! [lol]
Forum: The Water Cooler 10-16-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,963
Posted By Gary Campbell
Moving an axis with servos (at a slower prudent...

Moving an axis with servos (at a slower prudent rate) should not cause damage. Can't say the same for steppers.

Some machines, those without red text in the axis position window, will move prior...
Forum: Stinger Series CNC Routers 10-16-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 861
Posted By Gary Campbell
Sure,...

Sure, http://www.americanmotiontech.com/products/productdetail.aspx?model=hs3485-1203-oz-in-nema-34-stepper-motor

Read the motor manual for wiring instructions (8 to 4), read the drive manual to...
Forum: Stinger Series CNC Routers 10-15-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 861
Posted By Gary Campbell
"With that being said, there was no real...

"With that being said, there was no real difference between running at 100 ips to 500 ips."

First you never said what you were running at. I will assume that it's 100ipm.

The max velocity for...
Forum: Stinger Series CNC Routers 10-15-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 861
Posted By Gary Campbell
What speeds are you currently cutting at? ...

What speeds are you currently cutting at?

In many cases the 3D vector segment length will determine the "terminal velocity" of the Z axis. The weight of the Z, whether you have a counterbalance...
Forum: Cobra CNC Routers 10-15-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,080
Posted By Gary Campbell
I've done a good bit of service in Texas. A few...

I've done a good bit of service in Texas. A few questions:

Any lightning storms lately?

Any other computer type glitches on other equipment?

Was the machine unplugged from the electrical...
Forum: Stinger Series CNC Routers 10-14-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 861
Posted By Gary Campbell
Frank.... Anything can be done, but only so far...

Frank....
Anything can be done, but only so far on motor power before the trans needs an upgrade. What prompts you to think you need the upgrade?
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 10-09-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By Gary Campbell
Have you followed the steps shown here to...

Have you followed the steps shown here to diagnose?

https://www.camheads.org/showthread.php?t=8558
Forum: CAMheads How 2 10-07-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,716
Posted By Gary Campbell
Did the computer boot normally with the card...

Did the computer boot normally with the card removed?
Forum: CAMheads How 2 10-06-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,716
Posted By Gary Campbell
Remove the wincnc pci card from the PC. (looks...

Remove the wincnc pci card from the PC. (looks like a video card). See if the computer boots normally. Then reinstall with no cables attached. Then attach cables and start control.
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