Mach 3- Programming a zero routine

Mach 3- Programming a zero routine

Postby Wooden Creations » Thu Jun 28, 2012 4:35 am

I have an idea of creating a gcode file that will automatically re reference the zero of my machine (using home switches) at the end of my loaded .tap file. This would act as a precaution so that someone with little or no cnc knowledge can run the machine with minimal risk. Does anybody know how i could program this, or if its even possible? Thanks!
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Re: Mach 3- Programming a zero routine

Postby Adrian » Thu Jun 28, 2012 8:33 am

Definitely. I used to have exactly that routine on my old Mach3 machine.

Best place to look is http://www.machsupport.com/forum/index.php
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Re: Mach 3- Programming a zero routine

Postby garyb » Thu Jun 28, 2012 10:11 pm

Not sure why you would want to keep re-referencing your machine each time since it only needs to be done when first powering up but anyway just put a g28.1 in your file to reference all home
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