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by Rick_knecht
Sun Sep 13, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: Machine Mechanics
Topic: Help with Unity controller
Replies: 2
Views: 1267

Re: Help with Unity controller

further info... controller looks fine inside. fuse not blown. no burned areas and no burnt smell.
by Rick_knecht
Sun Sep 13, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Machine Mechanics
Topic: Help with Unity controller
Replies: 2
Views: 1267

Help with Unity controller

My Asteroid has run well for three years. However today when i went to start it, the power light illuminates on the controller but there is no fan noise and the stepper motors do not click. LinusCNC states limit errors on all three axis. I I override limits and try to home the machine, the virtual d...
by Rick_knecht
Fri Dec 28, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Machine Mechanics
Topic: Rotary axis stepper motor
Replies: 0
Views: 3517

Rotary axis stepper motor

I have a 2018 model Asteroid. It is running LinusCNC. I recently acquired a 3rd party rotary axis kit. The stepper motor is a Chinese Sihong model 57BYGH276-3004A-6.35. My problem is the stepper motor is 4 wire and the Probotix controller only has 5 wire ports. Is there a way for me to use this rota...
by Rick_knecht
Fri Dec 28, 2018 1:48 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Issue with puck
Replies: 0
Views: 2938

Issue with puck

I purchased a touch off puck at time of sale in 2018 with my Asteroid running LinusCNC. Factory configured by Probotix and worked fine. However, now it works intermittent. About once every 4th or 5th use, instead of moving Z down until it touches and then moving Z back up, it instead locks tight aga...

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