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Old Sep 16, 2012, 10:54 AM
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I am having trouble getting the steppers to move. I am making a winch style cnc foam cutter.
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Old Sep 17, 2012, 10:44 AM
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what software are you using to drive the steppers
Old Sep 17, 2012, 05:39 PM
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It's an open source CNC driver software
Old Sep 19, 2012, 12:25 PM
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it could be anything depending on your setup i use match3 it may be better to ask on Dave hobby cnc forum if you think it is a problem with the board if not let us now what software you are using
Old Sep 19, 2012, 01:20 PM
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yes it is linux cnc, formerly emc2. I have the steppers running now but there are so many stting I am confused on what is correct.
Old Sep 19, 2012, 01:27 PM
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MT92,

Have you been through the quick start guide?

http://www.linuxcnc.org/docs/LinuxCN...ng_Started.pdf

In particular, chapters 5-6-7 are very informative. I ran it for a while but switched back to Mach3 because of familiarity. If you have some more specific questions, I'd be happy to try to help out.

Tom


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