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by Benny
Fri 26 Jun , 2009 14:21 pm
Forum: Router 2600
Topic: Router 2600 Pro
Replies: 5
Views: 2055

Re: Router 2600 Pro

Customer states..... I did quite a bit of problem solving and checked everything regarding offsets, etc. The program really does not seem to matter. Every program that is run machines everything in the correct location, but when the MDI function is used to go to a specific coordinate, it is incorrec...
by Benny
Thu 25 Jun , 2009 17:54 pm
Forum: Router 2600
Topic: Router 2600 Pro
Replies: 5
Views: 2055

Router 2600 Pro

Customer writes in ......
I am having problems when we send the machine to coordinates to bore axle holes on the F1 car. The machine is going to a point where it is slightly off. Any suggestions?
by Benny
Thu 04 Jun , 2009 21:02 pm
Forum: MicroRouter Compact
Topic: Microrouter Compact - Y axis shift
Replies: 2
Views: 1940

Microrouter Compact - Y axis shift

Customer writes in... we’ve cleaned the limit switches multiple times we replaced motor brushes We reinstalled the software Mill works fine (most of the time) However – We’re running a 4 “step” milling operation: 1. Milling the top. 2. milling the bottom 3. milling the right hand side 4. milling the...
by Benny
Tue 02 Jun , 2009 19:31 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: "Device Driver Call Failed" when CNC running prog
Replies: 15
Views: 6654

Device Driver Call Failed - new machine

Micromill 2000 Brand new machine install Machine will run for a few minutes then “Device Driver Call Failed” message appears We have tried below without success, “Device Driver Call Failed” always reappears after a few minutes. 1.reloaded software 2.used easy upgrader to update firmware 3.tried bran...
by Benny
Tue 26 May , 2009 16:07 pm
Forum: MicroRouter Compact
Topic: Emergency Stop -Old Style to New Style -Microrouter Compact
Replies: 1
Views: 1748

Emergency Stop -Old Style to New Style -Microrouter Compact

Customer writes in....

We have an old Microrouter Compact and need to replace the "old style" Emergency Stop Switch with the new style Emergency Stop Switch that has 4 prongs. Please tell us how to switch out from the old style to the new style. Thank you.
by Benny
Tue 19 May , 2009 16:16 pm
Forum: MicroRouter Compact
Topic: Microrouter Compact not homing
Replies: 8
Views: 3931

Microrouter Compact

Customer had not tightened / adjusted the Z axis limit switch properly. E-Stop wires all loose as well. Tightened/ adjusted limit switch and tightened up e-stop wire and now machine appears to work in all axis. Customer running a car program now and will call back if further issues. Customer interes...
by Benny
Tue 19 May , 2009 15:59 pm
Forum: MicroRouter Compact
Topic: Microrouter Compact not homing
Replies: 8
Views: 3931

thank you
by Benny
Tue 19 May , 2009 15:55 pm
Forum: MicroRouter Compact
Topic: Microrouter Compact not homing
Replies: 8
Views: 3931

Microrouter Compact

Customer will check and let us know. Thanks
by Benny
Tue 19 May , 2009 15:42 pm
Forum: MicroRouter Compact
Topic: Microrouter Compact not homing
Replies: 8
Views: 3931

Microrouter Compact not homing

Customer asks .... Porter Cable motor would not come on, customer removed porter cable motor and plugged into wall outlet, same thing, so customer replaced motor brushes and the Porter Cable motor now works again. Porter Cable motor reinstalled in machine and now customer having problems with homing...
by Benny
Fri 15 May , 2009 14:15 pm
Forum: VR Milling - All Versions
Topic: Micro Mill - mill cutting deeper at the end of a job
Replies: 2
Views: 1121

Micro Mill - mill cutting deeper at the end of a job

Customer writes in .... school is have a problem with the mill cutting deeper at the end of a job. Attached is a progam that they have created. It seems to run ok in simulation but he says when the mill finishes it cut of the boarder that it keeps cutting deeper as it goes along. And is much deeper ...
by Benny
Tue 12 May , 2009 21:10 pm
Forum: Micromill / Microturn
Topic: Micromill - VR CNC Milling v. 2.14 - AES Machine
Replies: 2
Views: 1443

Micromill - VR CNC Milling v. 2.14 - AES Machine

It was suggested to download v. 2.31, but customer declined. Customer writes in.... In trying to execute the Program DENFORD I keep getting the following error. I have reset offsets 3 or 4 times I have re-loaded software M/C Limit Error Machine Error: Move Exceeds Limits Details: (Machine Units) >Fr...
by Benny
Mon 11 May , 2009 21:11 pm
Forum: MicroRouter Compact
Topic: Microrouter Compact x,y,z numbers go up instead of down
Replies: 1
Views: 1684

Microrouter Compact x,y,z numbers go up instead of down

Customer writes in......

When we attempt to home the machine, the x,y & z numbers go up instead of down………..and the machine does not move…………we’ve vacuumed, used an air hose, etc. but still the machine doesn’t move…………….any suggestions?
by Benny
Fri 01 May , 2009 12:43 pm
Forum: MicroRouter Compact
Topic: Microrouter Compact
Replies: 1
Views: 1942

Microrouter Compact

Customer writes in.....MicroRouter Compact troubles At initial connect with the mill, the control panel comes up and the XYZ Home button appears. The Letters “XYZ” are outlined Red. This was his first concern. Second, when he tried to Home the Z-axis, the spindle comes straight down and drives into ...
by Benny
Wed 29 Apr , 2009 20:13 pm
Forum: Post Processors
Topic: Will MasterCam output to Denford machine?
Replies: 13
Views: 7246

Reply from Denford Inc. While I cannot provide you with a trial version of the software, I can put you in touch with our educational reseller in FL. Perhaps you can contact them and if they are out in your area, they may be able to do a demo on site for you or if you make arrangements with them, you...
by Benny
Fri 24 Apr , 2009 15:14 pm
Forum: Triac
Topic: TRIAC VMC - July 2001
Replies: 3
Views: 1251

Triac PC

I am trying to Cycle Start the Triac via serial communications. I need to know the best way to do that. Also are there Hotkeys to activate the following. • Place the machine in AUTO (VRMilling 2.31) • Stop Button • Rewind Button • Play Button As you know already this Triac was a VMC converted to a P...
by Benny
Fri 17 Apr , 2009 19:17 pm
Forum: Compact 1000
Topic: Compact 1000 Z axis stalling
Replies: 6
Views: 3039

Compact 1000

Vibration and movement could be causing the cracked wire to make and break contact as it is flexing. Stepper motors rarely go bad; it is usually the wires or the control card that go.
by Benny
Wed 15 Apr , 2009 17:06 pm
Forum: MicroRouter Compact
Topic: Microrouter Compact - black dust
Replies: 2
Views: 1872

Microrouter Compact - black dust

You may need to replace the spindle motor brushes. You can loosen the pinch bolt and remove the motor from the machine. The brushes are held in place by the two round slotted black caps. The brushes are about 3/4” long each. If it is worn down to about half the size, you will need to replace them --...
by Benny
Wed 15 Apr , 2009 17:05 pm
Forum: MicroRouter Compact
Topic: Microrouter Compact - black dust
Replies: 2
Views: 1872

Microrouter Compact - black dust

Customer writes in
The router stopped running last week. I noticed a lot of black dust in the cabinet and thought it might be brushes. Please advise
by Benny
Wed 15 Apr , 2009 17:02 pm
Forum: Micromill / Microturn
Topic: No USB Connection to Microturn and Micromill
Replies: 5
Views: 2022

NO USB

Here is guide to installing the Baldor USB drivers. ________________________________________ Select “Install from a list or specific location (Advanced)” Select “Don’t search. It will choose the driver to install” Click on “Continue Anyway” Click on “Browse” Direct the computer to your CD-ROM drive ...