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Re: M10/M11

Postby tcaudle » Sun May 13, 2018 5:36 pm

All the M codes except M10/M11 are macros in MACH . On some protiles the M code does more than just fire the torch, it also delays the motion until the ARC OK INDICATOR on the screen) is on . it used on systems with longer torch hoses . If it works for you then use it. It makes no real sense why it won't work without it unless your M43 macro in MACH is different.

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Re: M10/M11

Postby djreiswig » Sun May 13, 2018 6:41 pm

Thanks for the reply. My M03 macro just has the DoSpinCW() command. I'll have to look at M43. Not familiar with that one. Never seen it in my gcode.
If I include the M03 it's like it overrides the M11 and makes the torch stay on.
If I don't use the M03 then I shouldn't need M05 either, correct? Since the M10 will shut the torch off.
I just remember reading a post from you that said you needed to have both M03 and M11, but I wasn't sure what would happen if you didn't.
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