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Discussion in 'CNC Mills/Routers' started by Alberto Boria, Jul 12, 2015.

  1. Alberto Boria

    Alberto Boria Well-Known
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    I need help configuring Z axis with the Gecko 540. The X and Y are working great but the Z axis motor not running just hard sound but do not move. I'm using an Acme 1/2-10 rod in the Z axis. Any help would be appreciated.

    Thanks,

    Alberto
     
  2. Joe Santarsiero

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    Is the coupling tightened while your trying to move the motor? If so, loosen it and try.

    Connect the y axis motor cable and try a move with the z motor. then try the z cable on the y motor to test the cable
     
  3. Alberto Boria

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    Here a small video of what is doing when I try to jog.
     

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  4. Joe Santarsiero

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    I couldn't watch the .mov on my phone, but check to make sure your cable is made properly. step and direction might be wrong.
     
  5. Alberto Boria

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    Thanks for the help I found I combine the cables wrong :banghead: that was the problem.
     
  6. Joe Santarsiero

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    Your welcome. It happens.
     

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