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bill south
05-08-2006, 08:47 AM
:) Top of the morning to ya ladies and gentlemen!!!!!!!!

Couple of quick questions for those successful and knowledgale in using mach3. I need to reverse my x and y axis motors and can't find the software setting to do that. It use to be listed under config in mach2 but low and behold, it is no longer there for version 3. What is the preferred method of reversing the motors. I'm using an encoder interace board so just switching wires may interfere with some of that!! Any suggestions????

Also, second question!!! I'm using a charge pump and want to disable the g320's. Can I wire the 3 position relay to apply 5 volts to the err/res terminal thus activate when the charge pump is active and to put a ground on the terminal when not active. I can't think of a reason why it wouldn't work this way. But, again, I'm just learning!
Have a wonderful day!
billyjack
:cheers:

joecnc2006
05-08-2006, 11:00 AM
:) Top of the morning to ya ladies and gentlemen!!!!!!!!

Couple of quick questions for those successful and knowledgale in using mach3. I need to reverse my x and y axis motors and can't find the software setting to do that. It use to be listed under config in mach2 but low and behold, it is no longer there for version 3. What is the preferred method of reversing the motors. I'm using an encoder interace board so just switching wires may interfere with some of that!! Any suggestions????

Also, second question!!! I'm using a charge pump and want to disable the g320's. Can I wire the 3 position relay to apply 5 volts to the err/res terminal thus activate when the charge pump is active and to put a ground on the terminal when not active. I can't think of a reason why it wouldn't work this way. But, again, I'm just learning!
Have a wonderful day!
billyjack
:cheers:

1st question I know (Config - Homing/limits), but second i do not use.


Joe

bill south
05-08-2006, 11:10 AM
Thanks Joe!
Since I posted the question, I read a thread similar and they were discussing how in milling one should look at the tool moving and not the table. Guess it may be correct after all but only time will tell. At least enough time for me to figure out if I have a problem or not!!!!
Thanks again.
billyjack