Remote Control for Any Plasma Table

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Remote Control for Any Plasma Table

Post by Granite » Wed Mar 27, 2019 12:43 pm

This is the best $20 upgrade I've ever made. Just plug in the USB dongle and it auto installs. I keep it in a zipper bag when using it, about the only clean item near my table. :lol: (Power switch is still easy to access when its in the bag)

Found it on Amazon. Been using it for a few months now. (Also works great on my Smart TV) Scroll to bottom for video.

Here is a short video demo. https://youtu.be/fVMtoplbjss

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Re: Remote Control for Any Plasma Table

Post by acourtjester » Wed Mar 27, 2019 1:58 pm

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Re: Remote Control for Any Plasma Table

Post by tylerd » Thu Mar 28, 2019 2:14 am

Does it work with Command CNC on linux system?
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Re: Remote Control for Any Plasma Table

Post by Granite » Thu Mar 28, 2019 8:46 am

tylerd wrote:
Thu Mar 28, 2019 2:14 am
Does it work with Command CNC on linux system?
I know it works with Ubuntu (a free OS running on the Linux kernal).

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Re: Remote Control for Any Plasma Table

Post by Thor » Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:27 am

I have same one on my command cnc, works well. Need to figure out more keyboard shortcuts to do things like change from continuous jog to step and a few other things would be nice. I mostly just use mine for finding corner of sheet.

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Post by [email protected] » Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:15 pm

I don't have wifi in my shop, will this still work?

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Re: Remote Control for Any Plasma Table

Post by Granite » Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:36 pm

Yes, it has a dongle that plugs directly into your CNC computer USB port.

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Re: Remote Control for Any Plasma Table

Post by Granite » Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:00 pm

Granite wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:36 pm
Yes, it has a dongle that plugs directly into your CNC computer USB port.
The keyboard communicates directly with the dongle, WIFI is not necessary.

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Post by [email protected] » Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:55 pm

Thanks a lot for the info, Granite.

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Post by [email protected] » Sat Jun 29, 2019 10:54 am

I can't make mine work, it does toggle different tabs on the screen but no movement on the table at all?

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Re: Remote Control for Any Plasma Table

Post by Granite » Sat Jun 29, 2019 11:19 am

Does your CNC use a Windows or Linux computer with a standard keyboard? If so, you should be able to perform all functions with your remote keyboard, the same way you are using your primary keyboard. In fact they work simultaneously.

Open Notepad or some other application outside of your CNC controller and type a word to confirm your remote keyboard is functioning. Keep your primary keyboard plugged in. You should be able to use both at the same time. Type a few lines of text then use your arrow keys to navigate your cursor.

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Re: Remote Control for Any Plasma Table

Post by scubadog » Sun Jun 30, 2019 9:20 am

This isn't wireless but it works great on a Mach 3 system

https://www.ebay.com/itm/4-Axis-USB-Pen ... 2749.l2648

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Re: Remote Control for Any Plasma Table

Post by [email protected] » Sat Jul 13, 2019 2:18 pm

I can type in numbers and stuff on notepad, but still no movement whatsoever on the table, there's nothing to change on the settings etc?

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Re: Remote Control for Any Plasma Table

Post by acourtjester » Sat Jul 13, 2019 4:54 pm

try clicking on the NumLock key once (on your normal keyboard) then try the keypad
there is a guy who has a video out showing how to synchronize a remote keypad to transfer command keys to the remote.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F1Siihp0nSo&t=890s
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