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red lights on stepper motors on

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  1. freon12

    freon12 New
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    hi kyo, i ran into a problem with grbl, i'm not sure if soft ware is causing this all red lights on stepper motor driver go on when i plug in usb cable i did not setup grbl yet. before i hooked up "a" on board, xyz motors did jog, the " a" motor is also ok, but not working. this is a sphinx build if this is settings is it possibal to get right settings as i will be using this for carving i am using dq542ma steppers and phoenix control board . thank you
     
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  2. Peter Van Der Walt

    Peter Van Der Walt OpenBuilds Team
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    The red lights usually indicates $4 is set incorrectly in Grbl settings, refer to Spark-Concepts/xPRO


    $4=1 (step enable invert, bool) (Board V1, V2, V3 Matte = $4=0 - Glossy board V3 = $4=1)
     
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    thank you peter i will do change as soon as i get ob machine driver working. i can't seem to get driver for com port to install.
     
  4. Peter Van Der Walt

    Peter Van Der Walt OpenBuilds Team
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    The XPRO uses FTDI Drivers for the usb->serial IC: Virtual COM Port Drivers

     

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