I zero'd it manually and also used the fancy probe
When I make the gcode file and put it on my router, the first pass is 0.250" deep.
Can someone recommend a good gcode reference book?
Adrian wrote:No, what I am saying is that if you exported the g-code from VCarve in metric and then loaded it into your control software that was expecting inches then that would account for the first pass being 0.25".
You're doing 13 passes to makes 0.125" which gives 0.0096" per pass. That equates to 0.244mm. If you saved the g-code using a metric rather than inches post processor it would write the first pass as a Z movement of -0.244 which your control software may be seeing as an inch movement.
I can't think of any other way you would be seeing a first pass of 0.25" otherwise.
Don't most of the posts output the proper g code to put the machine into metric if a metric post is selected? Pretty sure the mach3 posts do that but I am too lazy to head out to the shop to look.
Adrian wrote:Some do some don't.
Just seems to much of a coincidence to me that the two measurements are near enough identical. I don't get why some projects would work and some wouldn't though.
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