- January 22, 2018 at 7:12 am #51516
This is my first attempt at any Arduino/Rambo/Ramps project and to my absolute surprise and joy i have yet to hit any major roadblocks, until now..
firstly: whenever i hit “Home X”, “Home Y” or “Auto Home” my center only moves about 1 cm.
secondly: when it moves it runs diagonally.
im using the Mini-Rambo 1.3 from this site and everything else was bought from the part list links(some here&someAmazon)
This is what it looks like so far:
Loving the project and lurking the forum has already been a massive help 🙂January 22, 2018 at 7:44 am #51522
Try swapping the stepper plugs, if the steppers are closest to you the left one should be in the X slot but you have it upside down in the pic so it is the other one. As for auto home make sure you are wired Normally ClosedJanuary 22, 2018 at 9:08 am #51529
Sounds like you don’t have the ZenXY firmware installed. It needs to know it’s corexy. If x is moving diagonally, it thinks it’s Cartesian (like the mpcnc).
Get the motion right, use m119 to check your endstops are right, then try homing.January 23, 2018 at 5:22 am #51556
I have betaZenXY installed according to the lcd screen.
Turns out the diagonal problem was that the rails werent fastened good enough.x
Still lost as to what pins go where on the endstops though, heres a blind guess:
..feels like the NC, NO and C markings on the rollerswitch has some really important purposeJanuary 23, 2018 at 8:08 am #51559January 23, 2018 at 8:16 am #51560
..feels like the NC, NO and C markings on the rollerswitch has some really important purpose
C is “common”
NC is “normally closed”
NO is “normally open”
When the switch isn’t pressed, it is shorting between common and normally closed. When the switch is pressed (abnormal) it is shorting between common and normally open. Make sense?
You’ll wire the (-) to C, and the (s) to NC.
Leave the NO and (+) alone.
For full reference, the signal going though the switch doesn’t have any preference on direction, so swapping gnd and (-) pins won’t hurt you. That’s why there’s often not a specific recommendation.February 15, 2018 at 3:57 am #53151
thanks! the whole thing is working perfectly now! homing and belts and everything^^
1 user thanked author for this post.February 15, 2018 at 10:57 am #53159
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