Configuring linuxcnc

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  • #6504

    Anonymous

    Trying to configure my hobby room cnc chopper card in Linux cnc but it does not show in the drop down box?

    #6574

    BrianV
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    John, I can’t answer for what the LinuxCNC folks put in the menu (or not), but you can find the data you need here http://linuxcnc.org/docs/2.7/html/config/stepconf.html#cha:stepconf-wizard and here http://wiki.linuxcnc.org/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?Stepper_Drive_Timing
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    #6621

    Anonymous

    new question on linuxcnc config, it asks for lead screw pitch on the axis config however i am using timing belt setup. how do i configure that?

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    BrianV
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    I haven’t made a system with a pulley/belt, so I can’t answer for sure.
    I don’t provide support for software, so I’d send you to the LinuxCNC StepConf instructions (kind of vague regarding belts/pulleys) and I’d direct you to google. Belts/pulleys are a bit more dicey than a simple screw, but there’s lots of answers on the net.
    BrianV

    #7065

    Anonymous

    how is the plasma torch turned on by the hobby pro bd, can seem to find the config for that?

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