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Mach 3 Hot Keys Candcncn

Postby fabricator909 » Thu Oct 05, 2017 4:12 pm

Does anybody have a list of hot keys for Mach 3 that uses CandCNC? I have a wireless keyboard and it would be awesome to REF z with out going back to the computer to hit it. I can jog the axis', just need the hot keys to home and ref z.

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Re: Mach 3 Hot Keys Candcncn

Postby acourtjester » Thu Oct 05, 2017 4:29 pm

I don't think there is one to home Z on a plasma is down, could be bad on your torch :o
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Re: Mach 3 Hot Keys Candcncn

Postby tcaudle » Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:08 pm

First, you are a brave man running wireless in a shop with plasma and other noise sources. We have had numerous occasions where MAXH will do really weird things (usually totally random) and after troubleshooting we find going to a wired keyboard and Mouse solves the problem. As for hot keys: there are some inherent in the system (homing is not one) . One thing you might consider is one of our 48 function hand controllers that will let you not only jog 360 but set axis zeros, single axis jog, change jog speeds start and stop and pause code and set the DTHC settings with a rotary knob. You can program up to 99 custom macro codes so you can assign them with two keystrokes. Homing from MACH would be as simple as calling a G28.1 in code.


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