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    Quote Originally Posted by miky4u2 View Post
    Follow up again :-)

    I've done more research , the NVEM and NVUM boards are just DDream models (Digital Dream CNC) and use the same driver DDREAM/NVEM v2.0a which has never been fixed and does not work correctly with Mach3 eventhough the boards are advertised as Mach3 cards .

    Aparently all the boards "DDREAM CNC, DDUM4 v1.0, DDUM5 v1.0, DDUM6, DDUM3 v1.0, NVEM, NVUM" have the same issues with Soft Limits not working and not being able to use switches as Home & Limit. (And maybe other issues)

    So that settles it for now, unless there is a fixed driver released one day, they are Not Mach3 compatible boards !

    I wish i had know that before buying one, but at least some people will read this in the future before buying one :-)


    Michael


    Well that means that I'll be returning mine while I still can.
    thanx for all the help.



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    Default Re: Help with Novusun NVEM control card

    I'll try that too. Shame, the hardware performs good, all crippled by probably a dozen lines of codes that they could fix in an hour. Maybe the manufacturer will bother reading this thread one day.



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    Quote Originally Posted by miky4u2 View Post
    I'll try that too. Shame, the hardware performs good, all crippled by probably a dozen lines of codes that they could fix in an hour. Maybe the manufacturer will bother reading this thread one day.
    Yeah, it is. Last night I requested a return from the eBay seller and ordered a simple parallel port BoB to get me going. I do hope they read this and fix the plugin otherwise they'll have a bunch more returns.



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    Quote Originally Posted by thehose View Post
    Yeah, it is. Last night I requested a return from the eBay seller and ordered a simple parallel port BoB to get me going. I do hope they read this and fix the plugin otherwise they'll have a bunch more returns.
    Hey Miky,

    As it turns out, the eBay seller fumbled my return so eBay issued a full refund to me and I get to keep the NVEM. I hope you were able to get your cash back too.
    I now have a cheap parallel port BoB to run the machine but since I don't have a tmie constraint on the NEVM I will use it without limits switch to tune my system and cut new aluminum plates to morph my system into a movable gantry style of CNC router.
    I'll keep my eyes on this forum to see how things develop.

    PS: My wife happens to be Chinese, so I'm going to investigate who actually makes this motion board and ask her to contact them by phone to see if I can get a working plugin for this board. I'll post any developments here....



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    Quote Originally Posted by thehose View Post
    Hey Miky,

    As it turns out, the eBay seller fumbled my return so eBay issued a full refund to me and I get to keep the NVEM. I hope you were able to get your cash back too.
    I now have a cheap parallel port BoB to run the machine but since I don't have a tmie constraint on the NEVM I will use it without limits switch to tune my system and cut new aluminum plates to morph my system into a movable gantry style of CNC router.
    I'll keep my eyes on this forum to see how things develop.

    PS: My wife happens to be Chinese, so I'm going to investigate who actually makes this motion board and ask her to contact them by phone to see if I can get a working plugin for this board. I'll post any developments here....

    I had a change of heart, I didn’t want to be asked to send the board back, and have to re order something else and wait weeks before i can use the CNC. I did contact the seller though and hassled him hoping to get a contact for the manufacturer, but it’s like talking to a brick wall. They said they contacted the manufacturer (yeah right) and will keep me posted, meanwhile gave me a contact number for an other Australian buyer who might be able to help. I couldn’t be bothered, It’s probably someone i already talked to via those forums anyways. I’ll still keep hassling the seller, i told him i want the driver source code and to request it from manufacturer, maybe they’ll get tired of me and eventually send it hehe


    Maybe you wife will be more lucky, there is defiantly a language barrier for me.




    It’s a pain but still ‘usable’ as is for now, trying to figure out Vectrics and Fusion360 will keep me busy for a while and at a later stage i’ll look at getting a better board, something compatible with LinuxCNC or Mach4 .


    I made a ‘Project Page’ to document my 'journey' so far, might help other newbies like me one day,


    http://www.opalsfromaustralia.com.au/cnc/



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    Quote Originally Posted by miky4u2 View Post
    I had a change of heart, I didn’t want to be asked to send the board back, and have to re order something else and wait weeks before i can use the CNC. I did contact the seller though and hassled him hoping to get a contact for the manufacturer, but it’s like talking to a brick wall. They said they contacted the manufacturer (yeah right) and will keep me posted, meanwhile gave me a contact number for an other Australian buyer who might be able to help. I couldn’t be bothered, It’s probably someone i already talked to via those forums anyways. I’ll still keep hassling the seller, i told him i want the driver source code and to request it from manufacturer, maybe they’ll get tired of me and eventually send it hehe


    Maybe you wife will be more lucky, there is defiantly a language barrier for me.




    It’s a pain but still ‘usable’ as is for now, trying to figure out Vectrics and Fusion360 will keep me busy for a while and at a later stage i’ll look at getting a better board, something compatible with LinuxCNC or Mach4 .


    I made a ‘Project Page’ to document my 'journey' so far, might help other newbies like me one day,


    Miky's CNC6040 2017 Project
    I've not been able to figure out who actually makes the board. Tried to contact ChinaPlcCenter (seem to have made the docs) to see if they also made the plugin. They have a plugin for download on their site, but seems to be the same crap.
    If you can get the contact info on the manufacturer from your buyer, we'll call them and pester them in their own language :-).
    PS: Nice project log; I'm going to read it this afternoon.

    Also, I'm no longer getting emails when you (or anyone else) posts to this thread, not sure why; But I'll keep monitoring.



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    Quote Originally Posted by miky4u2 View Post
    I had a change of heart, I didn’t want to be asked to send the board back, and have to re order something else and wait weeks before i can use the CNC. I did contact the seller though and hassled him hoping to get a contact for the manufacturer, but it’s like talking to a brick wall. They said they contacted the manufacturer (yeah right) and will keep me posted, meanwhile gave me a contact number for an other Australian buyer who might be able to help. I couldn’t be bothered, It’s probably someone i already talked to via those forums anyways. I’ll still keep hassling the seller, i told him i want the driver source code and to request it from manufacturer, maybe they’ll get tired of me and eventually send it hehe


    Maybe you wife will be more lucky, there is defiantly a language barrier for me.




    It’s a pain but still ‘usable’ as is for now, trying to figure out Vectrics and Fusion360 will keep me busy for a while and at a later stage i’ll look at getting a better board, something compatible with LinuxCNC or Mach4 .


    I made a ‘Project Page’ to document my 'journey' so far, might help other newbies like me one day,


    Miky's CNC6040 2017 Project
    If your still trying to work it out I assume the number the supplier gave you was mine. I had a lot of issues with the incorrect dll.

    Got most of it sorted now and running ok apart from a few glitches which I think are related to the spindle drive and computer not the nvem.

    Took hours of trying to figure it out but due to Chinese new year I had to wait weeks to get any assistance. I import pipeline fittings from China so chinglish decoding is second nature now😀



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    Default Re: Help with Novusun NVEM control card

    Chinno, so you have resolved all the issues that Miky has stated by using a new plugin, if I understand you correctly? If so, can you share the download location or the actual .dll by attachment here ?



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    Default Re: Help with Novusun NVEM control card

    I have the same problems as described aboveI . Do not buy this device until you have a properly working driver



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    Quote Originally Posted by thehose View Post
    Chinno, so you have resolved all the issues that Miky has stated by using a new plugin, if I understand you correctly? If so, can you share the download location or the actual .dll by attachment here ?
    Hi all. Sorry for the delay. Been working 70hr weeks and haven't had any time or motivation to even look at the router.

    All seems to be working but I now get random glitches that make my router shudder as if it's loosing step but if I tell it to go to zero it goes to the correct position.

    I'll upload a few photos of the issues and the dll i have later tonight.



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    Default Re: Help with Novusun NVEM control card

    Link Below to the files that the supplier sent me
    https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0A...ew?usp=sharing


    Below are are few examples of what i have done i with it.
    It was running fine for a few weeks but developed a glitch where it seems to miss a block of code and then tries to shoot off to the start of the next block.
    This is on all code from a basic circle to the NVEM mounting plate below.

    Fix one problem and find another.

    Got the below to cut out ok. Lost one set due to a glitch
    Help with Novusun NVEM control card-img_2635-jpg

    Examples below
    Help with Novusun NVEM control card-img_2637-jpg
    Help with Novusun NVEM control card-img_2638-jpg
    Help with Novusun NVEM control card-img_2511-jpg

    Pic of mach3. It knows that its out of alignment but just keeps going. Seems to be missing a block of code and its so inconsistent i can't pin point it.
    All i know is that tuning the motors to 25000 velocity and 2000 acceleration has made it so i can at least run again.
    Help with Novusun NVEM control card-img_2596-jpg

    Also worth noting that once the above has occurred i can zero of run from a specific line of code and it will cut in the exact path it should unless it glitches again.
    It seem to go into a gitter as it tries catch its self up.

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    Help with Novusun NVEM control card-img_2596-jpg  


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    Default Re: Help with Novusun NVEM control card

    Thank you for posting your Driver Chinno. Same driver as I use , same issues as i originally posted. On the other hand i do not have the problems you are having. It all works great for me , flies and doesn't miss a bit, I use it to mill very small and precise silver jewellery so I would notice missed steps. But the bugs with limits and switches are a pain in the bottom, i still occasionally break a home switch by accidentally jogging the wrong way.

    Miky



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