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mach3 control

Postby Hayman » Sat Mar 21, 2015 11:01 pm

some hoe mach3 is sending a pulse signal to plasma cutter causing it to come on then go off is there a way to fix this

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Re: mach3 control

Postby fergy » Sun Mar 22, 2015 8:29 am

Turn it off
Seriously man no one can help you if you don't tell what you are running
The guys and gals here are good but you not helpin yourself much
Oh and welcome to plasma spider ;)

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Re: mach3 control

Postby Hayman » Mon Mar 23, 2015 5:34 pm

I'm running Windows 7 and mach3 snap on 60i plasma machine when I unplug plasma cutter from computer it works great when it's plugged in computer it sends pulse to plasma cutter I get message pwm bumped to minimum settings

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Re: mach3 control

Postby chasxjs » Mon Mar 23, 2015 6:28 pm

PWM = Pulse Width Modulation. This is generally used to control the spindle speed on a mill.
Are you using the mach3 program set-up for a Plasma table or a Mill?
Which post processor are you using?
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