depends on who you mean by someone?
mmm i want to ask something i see is a quiet channel..
how i can draw?
i work on linux
and i need to draw 3D model of my laptop body
[00:14:07] <jepler> http://wiki.linuxcnc.org/cgi-bin/emcinfo.pl?Cam
i need some 3d cad program
there are no good free ones
and none free
then you didnt look hard enough
i need to make a new body for my netbook
i need good program
how much experience do you have with cnc's?
you should just buy a new shell..
becasue it's not a very easy part to make
i have a cnc
and not easy to toolpath..
very thin walls and in plastic..
but how i can make models?
[00:22:59] <anonimasu> http://www.freecad.com/
it's a collection of links..
do you have any cad experience?
i have a bit in google program
that's not really a cad program
anonimasu, what program you use?
it's pretty good, but not free
they have a free version that you might be able to use
[00:26:23] <anonimasu> http://www.io23.net/ul/files/TcPlate.png
random stuff drawn with it(that's driven from a 3d model)
[00:26:51] <anonimasu> http://www.io23.net/ul/files/tcwheel.png
is work on linux?
or in vmware on linux with direct 3d enabled..
err vmware running xp..
learning curve shouldnt be too extreme..
your issue with that casing is measuring..
what about solidworks?
that works but it costs 5000eur
the price is ok
it's a bit better then alibre, but not enough to justify the price..
but the program is good for cnc and make output g code
i-pink if you are ok with hacky sw in progres... take a look at heekscad and heekscnc on google code
i use it as my main way to do cnc (but i am also still in the beginnings, but it works)
already better than writing the gcode manually *g*
hehe writing the gcode manually... i need to make new body for my laptop..
i-pink: you need to slow down a bit :)
i-pink: do you understand why making a new casing is hard?
if we put cad/cam aside
why is hard?
is not like a printer?
you know, on a typical chassis, there are 10-20 screws
mounting stuff to the frame..
and covers/stuff/things you can open
and thoose screws needs to line up with the motherboard holes..
and every other hole needs to be in the right place
but i want to start to draw it..
and do you have any idea how hard it is to measure where a hole is in x/y/z
is very hard job only to draw it..
that's the real issue
hm, alibre works, or solidworks, or pro engineer...
but i want to make it from a one part.
you probably should draw up some test pieces, in heekscad.. reassembling something like it
my computer is P3 800MHZ 512MB RAM
and then making toolpaths..
that wont run solidworks very nicely..
maybe to run solidworks 2001?
2003 might work..
use the newest you can.. they are alot better then the old ones
i see the solidworks 2009
your computer wont pull that around..
can someone try use-enco.com for me?
you know I'd say, start with heekscad..
[00:41:26] <anonimasu> http://www.solidworks.com/sw/support/SystemRequirements.html
you can give me a link?
[00:42:13] <anonimasu> http://code.google.com/p/heekscad/
is look nice
how i install it on ubuntu?
I dont know sorry
[00:52:26] <anonimasu> http://www.io23.net/ul/files/Baseplate.png
is look very nice!
in what program?
i-pink: you might me able to convert the rpm installers to deb's and install on ubuntu - use alien - http://www.howtoforge.com/converting_rpm_to_deb_with_alien
[00:55:05] <i-pink> http://yamato.hyte.de/packages/heeks/ubuntu_8.04_test_may16/
[00:56:17] <wholepair> http://software.opensuse.org/search?baseproject=ALL&p=1&q=HeeksCNC
but convert packaged is wrong way to install program in linux
i try to install the heekscad
is 6 packages
i am hungry..
here 4:02 AM!!
i-pink: where is here?
ok. i install it
is look very lite
and very nice
i-pink: did you install it on ubuntu
[01:12:07] <i-pink> http://yamato.hyte.de/packages/heeks/ubuntu_8.04_test_may16/
look at the readme file
I see - I might install it later when I get home - but I will use these instructions http://code.google.com/p/heekscad/wiki/CompilingForUbuntu
it looks like a linux cam with potential - haven't found one I like yet - have a good night
no no no
you are on ubuntu?
and type this for backup the sources file
sudo cp /etc/apt/sources.list /etc/apt/sources.list.bk17-6-09
after that edit the sources file
sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list
and add this line in the bottom of the file
hardy main contrib non-free
save the file and close it
after that type in the terminal
sudo apt-get update
and after that download this deb and install it
[01:21:54] <i-pink> http://yamato.hyte.de/packages/heeks/ubuntu_8.04_test_may16/heekscad_0.7.0-svn0_i386.deb
i-pink: awsome - I will save these instructions - gotta head home now though -
i-pink you need to also install the other debs and config the one lib after starting heekscad.. its in the wikipage i think
but the program is work
yes. but without the libs and heekscnc it can not generate gcode.
heekscnc is a plugin to heekscad and depends on some libs
its all there
i install it now
roh, ok, i installed them.
how i am use this program?
read the wikipages.. there is not much, but a bit of documentation. also it can only do the most basic things. but it helps learning how cnc works and what a toolpath is
you can give me link to this wiki?
it's sounds good
its on google-code
[01:48:13] <roh> http://code.google.com/p/heekscnc/w/list
is very good!
is a deference program :(
i go to sleep
whats the difference between vismach.pyc and vismach.py
its the c - oic
i-pink i uploaded new 8.04, 8.10 and 9.04 packages a few minutes ago.
now with drilling support ;)
roh, how i make update?
i-pink: I might make that plate today at work if I have spare time :)
how did it go, did you get heekscad working?
mmm is working, but the program blinking all the time...
I think the broaches I ordered yestrday should be delivered now
the tool company is crazy they ship by air :)
mmm what do you mean?
they deliver the day after from 1000km away..
mmm what do you mean?
my english not very good
they ship by airplane
brb, going to work :)
ho ok :)
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We are using 4-axis milling(x,y,z,a). 4th axis is a rotary table. When we apply g01 x1 a10 f100 the feedrate does not apply on a-axis, but it applies on x-axis why?
feature :((... see inverse time mode
the feedrate also applies to A
if you are in 0,0,0,0
and issue G01 X1 A10 F100
it will move from X0 to X1 with F100
and A will move from 0 to 10 in the same time
as it may be obvious you have not set the radius you are working at in that command
if A cannot move in the same time from 0 to 10, then the overall move will be scaled slower
Hi alex_joni, i was disconnected. Could not get the response for the question about A-axis feedrate please give me link for the chat log.
Just this once .. here's the log: http://www.linuxcnc.org/irc/irc.freenode.net:6667/emc/2009-06-17.txt
that I see as a feature that needs some work some time, ie constant surface speed as in turning
CSS works afaik, although I have no idea how you specify/use it
however imho CSS is interesting on lathes not XYZA milling machines?
isnt that only for turning at the moment
it depends what the outcome is..
and for 4/5 axis with a rotating cutter...more to consider
I like how they avoid cutting at center where the surface speed is 0 on the cutter..
slot drill wins there
they still have a surface speed close to zero in the center of the cutter
yup..needs a stiff machine to not vibrate while drilling
oh.. im talking about 5 axis contouring :)
* anonimasu yawns
I have a gateway amd64 computer that will not boot up. A couple of weeks ago I had the same problem and I unplugged the power connector to the mother board then plugged it back in and it worked for a week
the power supply fan comes on and the fan on the video card comes on...
I've taken the memory out and reseated it
the hard drive spins up and I get no warning beeps like if the keyboard is missing
I've taken the video card out and reseated it...
do you get no beeps at all?
no the fans just come on and the hard drive spins up and the hd light comes on a few times
re-seat or replace the CPU
and I have no signal at the monitor
I'll give that a try
usually you get something like 8 fast beeps if there's no memory
you could try removing the memory and video card, just to see if you get any beeps
Ok, I have not tried that
but if you do that and there's no error beep, the CPU is probably toast
removed the memory and get one long beep long space long beep
removed the video card and I don't get any beeps
it boots up after reseating the cpu thanks SWPadnos
LawrenceG: any progress?
skunkworks, progress... yes, smoke... not yet.
micro is alive and well... some issues with sorting out the gate drive logic to be worked on today... there are about 25 params in the pwm section!
I have had the pwm working on two other projects, so things still look favourable
in vismach.py - main module: what is rotation_vectors=None
def main(model, tool, work, size=10, hud=0, rotation_vectors=None, lat=0, lon=0):
is that the view angle?
look at how it's used
rotation_vectors = [(1.,0.,0.), (0., 0., 1.)]
by default, the rotation caused by moving the mouse in X is a rotation around the +X axis, and the rotation caused by moving the mouse in Z is a rotation around the +Z axis.
by passing a different value, you can change this
(though the order is fixed: the rotation corresponding to the X mouse movement is performed first, followed by the rotation corresponding to the Z mouse movement)
I think it has limited utility
jepler: so it changes the way the dynamic rotation of the model works
jepler: is it difficult to add the same functionality to vismach like in AXIS?
alex_joni: what do you mean by "difficult"?
I am talking about using the shift key to be able to perform actions without a scrollwheel
alex_joni: the code is not at all modular, so it is work
I don't think it's rocket science
I'm sure you don't :P
I am trying to change the perpective - I only get top views when I run the vismach sims with 2.4~pre
so I am trying to understand the code
are you saying that middle-button-drag doesn't work for you to rotate the view?
it does - but the center point of rotation is so far below the model that it just dives out of view
wait - do I need a 3 button mouse?
L+R = middle
let me try that -
what model are you using?
right now I have HBM open
I installed a pure-sim on my laptop last night
I'm not sure what to tell you; it rotates exactly like I expect
wholepair: did you try running one of the sims we supply with emc2?
e.g. scara, puma, max5, etc?
hbm is one of the included models
so it is.. haven't run it before :)
I don't have a middle button - I have L=pan and R=zoom and L+R = zoom still - I think I should try pluging in a mouse
jepler: I see the lat & lon which are passed on to main() and se thte initial viewpoint if I understand it correctly
but I don't see where the mouse pan/zoom change the values
* alex_joni wonders if it ain't part of rs274.OpenGLTk.Opengl
alex_joni: I have run all of them -
alex_joni: yes, it is
those lines are from that file
and this is in axis's customized version, which changes what shift-button-1 does:
I only saw the self.bind('<Button-4>', self.zoomin)
(those are in vismach.py)
wholepair, there is an X option to treat L+R as middle
I'm talking about axis-specific items in src/emc/usr_intf/axis/scripts/axis.py
I saw the stuff in OpenGLTk.py now
that's what you'd cut and paste into vismach
you can't blindly cut and paste it all, because the logic used by 'translate_or_rotate' won't work in vismach; there's no icon to toggle that mode
but the shift-button-1 stuff should work
yeah, I'll take a closer look a bit later
and in fact might work in OpenGLTk.py
having it in OpenGLTk might be a bit easier than having it in both places
but.. gotta run now
I have to work now - the shift-button-1 looks like a good idea - maybe I will play with it later -
SWPadnos: I doent understand - what X option?
something like "Chordmiddle" in the mouse device section
oh - you mean in system settings - XWidows
before messing with it though, can you middle-click anything else? (like a link in Firefox, which should open in a new tab)
I mean by using both buttons
you probably do have to click them at more or less the same time
otherwise it's like left-click / right-click instead of middle-click
yes - the same time did open new tab -
its always the little things...
ok, do that in vismach and drag :)
thats awsome - exactly what I was trying to figure out -
* skunkworks_ had the same problem when he first used axis.
[16:31:23] <skunkworks_> http://imagebin.ca/img/ZseJ7mn.jpg
so bought a pressure sensor for the air comrpressor. The only one I could find locally that was 'adjustable' was this square D one. But required grinding the net off of the threaded shaft. (they welded it) I guess to protect themselves. The hysterisis adjustment does have a friction nut on it. I need to find a 10-32 friction nut now.
net = nut
I can see adjustment == lawyers
that was nice, apparently Ubuntu 9.04 is unstable on my system
was it welded to the other nut?
the nut on the end is the one I ground off. (I just have a small nut holding the spring on at the moment
the nut was weldedd to the threaded shaft.
(about half way down)
that was nice of them
it will get me a good adjustment range until I get a nice regulator.
I wonder if it's cost effective to buy a threadmilling tool if you need to thread 10 of somethin compared to making them on a manual lathe.
make the tool
then its cost effective :)
im pondering it
I have a spare inset it's a 5mm slot in the center of a andmill and a hole..
its the route I went, use a lathe insert and abuse it
im thinking to go with the multi tooth ones
[17:44:22] <anonimasu> http://news.thomasnet.com/images/large/025/25473.jpg
[17:46:49] <archivist> http://www.collection.archivist.info/archive/djcpd/PD/2008/2008_10_07_cnc_Thread_mill_tool/p1010245.jpg
is that shaft about 2mm?
12mm fits in collet
body is inch
[17:56:58] <skunkworks_> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nw5HiP8JLN0&feature=channel_page
hmm that gives me an idea....
preset tool heights with parallel shanks are possible
I violated the first rule of tools today, got the cheaper piston quick change toolpost instead of the wedge version
nothing on ebay except Chinese clones and Aloris for $500
[19:32:29] <skunkworks_> https://mail.gna.org/public/tuxcnc-dev/
run in place? ;)
who knows. maybe in a few weeks there will be a release that will blow everyone away.
skunkworks_: hum, it must be a mistake that you can even see that. the tuxcnc project has zero public mailing lists. http://gna.org/mail/?group=tuxcnc
jepler: I thought I remember seeing that a while ago. Odd.
skunkworks_: 'To see the collection of prior postings to the list, visit the Tuxcnc-dev Archives. (The current archive is only available to the list members.)' -- https://mail.gna.org/listinfo/tuxcnc-dev
so sometime after august 30 2007, tuxcnc administrators decided the project was better served by a private list
or just died
secrecy is always a big plus for free software projects.
cradek: sometimes you say the opposite of what I think you mean
is there a word for that?
yes I'm pretty sure there is.
the gna website also lists a cvs (which is empty) but there's an unlinked svn http://svn.gna.org/viewcvs/tuxcnc/
which actually has seen changes in 2009..
For someone who seems to complain that emc2 isn't 'open' enough...
could that be 'built'?
I don't "know"
probably it builds for someone on some system
oh don't start
oh ... too late.
skunkworks_ started it!
jepler: When are the standoff supposed to be in?
What does anyone care? Just smack skunkworks for instigating crap and move on, it's done, it's been a couple of years, get over it.
skunkworks_: I have a tracking number, but ups doesn't show a delivery date estimate yet.
Jymmm: every few months I have to looks to see if there is any new info on tuxcnc. Odd - I know.
skunkworks get a life ya drama queen!
buying stand offs with cradek and a cnc round the corner
skunkworks do you stalk ex gf's too?
No - actually that was the other way around...
hm, that comparison strikes me as surprisingly funny.
archivist: I threatened to loan him my sherline lathe so he could make them
cradek: The whole "cant let her go" thing came to mind
I also search the mach forums for EMC EMC2 and LinuxCNC. Yes I do have problems.
so are there any currently supported ADC boards besides the Motenc-Lite from vital?
skunkworks (sorry, it's the closest I could find)
geo01005: I think mesa has something now - I recall seeing that someone is using it for an extrusion nozzle temperature sensor
well that is me.
geo01005: I don't know the details though
just a jurry rig.
some sort of spa hack?
spa ha ha
"don't copy that floppy!"
Just uses hm2's raw read and write to read a spi device.
ah - spi ;)
I'm waiting for seb to write the code for hm2 to support spi the right way...
geo01005: so if the hm2 driver had spi, you'd have a good solution? I think it's planned...
Yeah, it's in the HM2 todo list.
other than that, I think you're right that motenc is the only choice.
I started writing code for hm2 spi stuff but I realized I had no idea what I was doing.
Like usual :)
I have experienced that feeling as well.
maybe I'll try it again.
what was bjt using for torch sensing? Some V/F converter or something like that.. (from mesa)
I was hoping that it would get done at the fest.
that was the plan until I bugged seb with stepgen bugs
geo01005: seb hoped that too, but he worked on stepgen instead. it had several/many unexpected problems.
blame jepler! lol
jepler I blame you :)
geo01005See, you just need better whining skills is all
he was disappointed he didn't get to it, but stepgen is very important.
He who whines the best wins!!!!
I'm just building a machine for my thesis right now, and I need to sense three or so analog signals.
For some reason I really want to use the hal for it :)
thanks skunkworks_ :)
I haven't seen seb around much lately, he must be pretty busy now anyway.
jepler: newbie ?s on using git
Do I need to install anything other than git and optionally git-gui?
ssh, tk/tcl etc. were already installed.
ehj: if you're using a debian-based system, installing git-core will bring in any requirements you don't already have
Seems to have installed with git.
sounds like you're on the right track, then
When I run "git config remote.origin.url ..." I get "could not lock config file".
is this the first time you're using git?
No difference if run with sudo.
that instruction is for people who earlier got a checkout of the "emc2-experimental.git" which was mentioned on the mailing list a few weeks ago
if you didn't ever download it, then that's not the right instruction to follow
k, is there a quick start yet? I searched the emails once already and did not see that. Either I had the wrong list or wrong search term.
[20:17:23] <jepler> http://wiki.linuxcnc.org/cgi-bin/emcinfo.pl?Git
you've done item 1.1 on that page. do 1.2 and then 2
archivist: you there?
jepler: "git clone ..." gives error "the remote end hung up unexpectedly".
ehj: hmm, same here
cradek: is this clone URL right? git clone git://git.linuxcnc.org/git/emc2-sandbox.git emc2-sandbox
Yes. For user name, should I have entered my source forge user name, or is that just for identification?
ehj: Enter your real name and e-mail address. For instance, I will use user.name "Jeff Epler" and user.email "email@example.com"
any suggestions for a new computer that has at least 2 pci slots, no processor fan that will be have low latency?
k, that is what I entered, the user name used with cvs was eric-johnson however.
ehj: try again please
cradek: yes looks like it is working now.
ehj: you can also get a developer checkout if you want to play with pushing changes into the sandbox
cradek: that would be ssh://firstname.lastname@example.org/git/emc2-sandbox.git ?
git:// is a read-only checkout; you can use the ssh:// form for a writable one.
k, I will try that next. Thanks
archivist: I'll ask the stuff I were going to ask later
I would like to use an atom 330 board, but I can only find them with one pci slot.
geo01005: Can you use a riser board? There are two slot riser boards.
[20:34:33] <SWPadnos> http://www.pacificgeek.com/product.asp?id=54740
NewEgg used to seel them
SWPadnos: I don't think that is what geo means when he says 'no fan' ;)
they're pretty good for latency, but you need to use a low resolution or video gets screwed up (or you can use a separate video card)
oh yeah :)
very good latency
[20:35:58] <skunkworks_> http://www.electronicsam.com/images/KandT/testing/goal3screenshot.png
Oh, I suppose I can live with a fan...
[20:36:15] <skunkworks_> http://www.electronicsam.com/images/KandT/testing/goal3.jpg
but as SWPadnos says... You really need a video card.
im trying to get the seco inserts into my cad program
I think that I won't have any video except for debugging.
jepler, cradek: Thanks, I was able to do both a read only and developer checkout.
for even more fun, try changing something, then commit + push
cool, it works..
SWPadnos, skunkworks_ , thatnks, With those numbers I may be able to get away with software stepgen.
you might also consider a single 5i22 instead of two 5i20's (assuming you're going for Mesa)
in fact, on the atom boards, you can use the parallel port with a 7i43 + a PCI card with a 5i22, and you'll have the same number of I/Os as dual 5i20's
I was thinking that I will end up using a MotencLite for the analog and a mesa.
and they are fanless (on the CPU anyway), and low power (<50W for the whole system, using a D945GCLF2)
what's the cost of a Motenc?
ok, is that 4 channels or 8?
[20:43:22] <anonimasu> http://www.io23.net/ul/files/Insert.png
$500 might help seb make time... :-)
SWPadnos, I think it has 8 channels of analog input.
But it is a 4 axis board.
the reason I ask is that I have a board that has 8 DAC + 6 ADC, all 16-bit, which connects to the Mesa
it's expensive though
SWPadnos: and you can't use it at the same time as hostmot2, I assume?
You have mentioned that before, you don't have an interface for hal though right?
jepler, you could if I'd publish the FPGA source code
yes, I do. the system it's in is a bare HAL setup
10 kHz loop rate, though the analog I/O can run at ~175 kHz
It sure sounds like a nice board. What do you use it for? a power supply controller?
no comment ;)
as in NDA :P
it's a proprietary system, so I can't give out details of the process it runs
Hey, me too :)
huh. where are you? :)
hmmm. you're not the user then :)
bleh, provo. (hi.)
So I suppose if I use the hal I'll use the stupid MotencLite board.
Still cheaper than a PLC that is powerful enough.
I just got one of these, I may try to make it work w/ emc: http://www.schmalzhaus.com/EBB/
bill2or3, can it take just plain step/dir signals?
geo01005: I came in a little late. What's wrong with the raw read and write? I thought you were going that way.
not sure, it's intended interface is a serial port, but the stepper driver pins may be directly accessible on the board.
goslowjimbo: I feel like that is not the right way to do things.
the drivers are basically these: http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/product_info.php?products_id=8368
I'm building this machine for a company and I'll trying to use components they can get support on.
I'm fine with using raw read and write for my reprap at home though.
geo, did you get an extruder head already?
I have one built yes.
It isn't much like the others.
you built a head from scratch? (nice!)
[21:01:14] <geo01005> http://geo01005-ideas.blogspot.com/2009/04/new-extruder.html
I just got a little X-Y stage on ebay, & am deciding what to do with it.
a reprap is on the short list.
the stage: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=260422827357
I want a reprap to make prototypes not to ""[RepRap] has been called the invention that will bring down global capitalism, start a second industrial revolution and save the environment..."
yeah, I think the self replication thing is over rated.
I happen to like mass production :)
you should see if you can get it to print out a tripod. :-)
what extrusion resolution are you getting out of that head?
uhh, I think a few ten thousandths.
I haven't had it all connected together at once yet.
I saw the cupcake-cnc run, they claim .37'ish mm
it was faster than I expected.
still much slower than the real deal.
"real deal" being what?
an actual reprap machine?
a professional 3D printer
I also think that it is silly that they are spending so much time on printing circuits before figuring out support material.
that's kind of the nature of OS projects, I guess.
anonimasu, something like that...I never did a drawing :)
I'll cam it and just let the mill work..
I have no sensible cam for what I do yet
I have for the non profit(hobby stuff)
I see you have the insert above the center line like me so the back edge clears
i-pink is now known as The-shalosh
yep, it's offset about 1mm.. so the full edge can cut
I was too lazy to fire up solidworks when I made mine.
bill2or3: looks like the step & direction signals on eggbotboard pass through the micro, but you could write a simple firmware that copies 4 bits from the I/O header to the step&direction pins..
archivist: do you need to change insert for inner and outer threading?
(and, as long as you can keep it fast enough -- 100kHz would be plenty for emc software stepgen -- do cool extra stuff with the remaining I/Os)
anonimasu, I only mad it for outer
I see I need m30 inner and outer :)
jepler, I was thinking more of utilizing the serial port. (but I have no idea if that would cause problems with timing)
I'm still sorting it all out.
I also tilt the axis to make sure there is no side cut
I dont get that
the screw helix angle
As part of our project to Change SoftDMCs I/O to HM2 I/O
I've made a 3 phase HM2 PWM device: 3x 10 bit PWMs updated in one 32 bit word write
triangular PWM mode to double ripple freq and programmable sample time output for ADC
6 PWM outputs with deadzone, enable out and fault (OC shutdown) input.
(For anyone crazy enough to directly drive a 3 phase IGBT module)
bill2or3: serial, and particularly usb serial, is not appropriate for position control with emc.
jepler, ok, knowing that saves me a lot of time & headaches.
I have some of the stand alone EasyDrivers, I'll just go with those.
archivist: how do you figure out how much to tilt it?
bill2or3: for a slightly handwavey explanation of why, http://wiki.linuxcnc.org/cgi-bin/emcinfo.pl?Emc2HardwareDesign
jepler, so parport generally the way to go?
that shows the lean so the helix is right angle to the cutter, I know most thread mills dont bother, but I was getting a concave side to the cut
handwavey is perfect for me, I'm still wrapping my brain around all of the components of a working emc setup
anonimasu, there are diameter cutter to thread diameter ratios that need to be satisfied to avoid the lean
well, I think the lean is in the insert alread
there is no lean in the insert that what the taper under the insert is for
and its also lost by the rotation
hm.. so annoying..
the bough cutters have size ranges related to the problem
bill2or3: yes, parport is the way to go unless you buy a specific emc-supported smart I/O board (mesa, ppmc, and a few others you don't hear much about these days)
thanks jepler, I'll just stick with parport then.
* bill2or3 digs around in the basement for an antique pc.
archivist: what a pain..
I need to tilt it as much as it's offset from the center..
to avois the back edge scrapint..
then some fun maffs to get it right
for the milling?
or just for the \
I wrote a macro already
now that Ive added the 5th axis I need to update my code to make it easy
Will Axis run over X-forwarded-over-ssh ok?
bill2or3: yes, I do that all the time on my local network. Performance suffers some, of course.
You can use X-open instead if you dont want the crypto overhead
just a thought
interesting pics from a 1950's engine maker http://www.shipsnostalgia.com/guides/William_Doxford_and_Sons#The_Manufacturing_Process
pcw: did you get my message on the bit file? It may have been after you logged off.
Tell me what you want and I'll cobble one together...
You were talking about a custom bit file so I could do the SPI. I have a 7i43 and want to connect a 7i33, a 7i37, and 7i64 board to it. I want to use gpio.035 to gpio.039 for any SPI pins.
I realize I dont need all of those pins for one 7i64, but may need more in the future.
I'd love to know how to generate the bit files. I have the webpack11, and have rebuilt the CVS comfigurations, but didn't get to figure out how to generate a bit file.
I was going to do the raw read and writes like geo01005