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    hi guys this is my first post about cnc im new to this

    im looking for some help with an issue im have with wiring up a indexing sensor

    i have converted my manual lathe to cnc which ive got working fine with mach3

    ie: steeper motors

    im trying to wire up a spindle index sensor up ive made the pick up disc with the correct slot on i and mounted it to the lathe shaft
    im struggling to get the sensor to ive got the led light to flash when some thing is passed through
    it but i get nothing on mach3 screen on index pulse light

    the board is wired up to a 24v power supply and a separate one for the motor drivers
    also have a separate 5v supply for the board to work

    i have included a pic ok the sensor im trying to wire up and also a pic of the board im using

    this is the link to the data for the sensor omron ee-sx672a

    any help will be greatly appreciated

    thanks ian

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