June 22, 2019 at 2:48 am #104040
My “Z” axis is not returning above plain at the end of the job when it returns to home.
Stays at finished depth, cutting it’s way back to home.
BillJune 22, 2019 at 3:29 am #104041
BTParticipantJune 22, 2019 at 12:30 pm #104078
Finally watched closely. the job cuts fine… does everything it’s supposed to. When it finishes, and starts for home
the stepper closer to home quits. The other end goes up (as it should). They both move in sync. during the job,
or when using manual control.
Oh..yes, I am using Estlcam. and Repetier host.June 22, 2019 at 12:34 pm #104080
Are the pulleys tight? There is no difference from a regular move to a final move in the gcode so it really should not be that.June 22, 2019 at 12:42 pm #104082
X and Y are fine . This is the Z axis. The lead screw seems to fall just like it dies when you shut the power off.June 22, 2019 at 12:51 pm #104084
Wired in series?June 22, 2019 at 12:57 pm #104086
Yes. As the harness came. Like I say the both operate in sync during the job, or when I jog them manuallyJune 22, 2019 at 1:05 pm #104088
I have a spare mini Rambo (one of those guys who has a backup everything).
Not a big deal to swap it out, and try it.
When I first built the thing I tried to run it straight from the Estlcam controller, and wiped it out.
I reloaded the firmware, but maybe there’s something amiss
By the way… I’m thrilled with the machine, and was very impressed as I built with the thought that went into it.June 22, 2019 at 4:42 pm #104098
The lead screw seems to fall just like it dies when you shut the power off.
What are the last few lines of gcode in your file? It very well can be turning off, I have mine power down by default. If you want it to hold you need to tell it to and for how long.June 23, 2019 at 7:53 am #104138
If it’s wired in series, and only one is moving, you have an open wire somewhere. They can’t move independently otherwise.June 25, 2019 at 2:40 am #104331
O.K….. I’m an idiot! It was just that the side with the controller falls down easier at power off, and looked like the other was going up.
I had the shut motors off after job on in repetier. All is well now.
Sorry for so much banter over what was a normal setting I should have caught.
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