1982 Matsuura MC-500v Retrofit

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17 May 2017 12:08 #93296 by johnmc1
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An inspiring effort and you should most pleased with yourself.
john
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17 May 2017 12:26 #93297 by chopper79
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I have had a good time with this project. The previous mills I have done were not this involved. Well worth it just on the experience end of things. Getting really close to being complete and hope to be done in the next couple weeks at most. I am really excited to let this mill eat some material.
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20 May 2017 00:39 #93392 by chopper79
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The mill is finally finished and ready for use. I am sure I will be tweaking stuff here and there for a bit more. I will post my config files in the next couple days. Thank you everybody who has helped answer some of the questions I have had and for putting up with me. B)

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20 May 2017 00:58 #93393 by tommylight
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Good job, congratulations.
Regards,
Tom
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20 May 2017 02:36 #93395 by rodw
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Awesome work!
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20 May 2017 14:14 - 20 May 2017 14:15 #93402 by chopper79
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Just a short video of the mill going through its paces. Just doing it in air right now. Making sure all things are functioning.

Last Edit: 20 May 2017 14:15 by chopper79.
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16 Apr 2018 16:47 #109133 by kt600v
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Hello. chopper79 I need the spindle drive. (cpcr-qr) I wonder if you have it available for selling.
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17 Apr 2018 03:07 #109158 by chopper79
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Hello,

Sorry, but I do not have a drive to sell anymore. I forgot that I had a list of items on the first post. 90% of those items are gone now and I do not see a place where I can update the list.

Wish I could help you out.

Jeremy
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17 Apr 2018 19:38 - 18 Apr 2018 15:13 #109221 by kt600v
kt600v replied the topic: 1982 Matsuura MC-500v Retrofit

chopper79 wrote: Grounded (pin1) and then applied voltage to the analog line and I can move my z axis both directions with my bench top supply.



Hello again chopper, I've been reading your whole thread because I'm probably going to retrofit a MC 500V, many thanks for all your effort on this, it is very useful and valuable for me.
now,
I'm want to ask you specifically how did you apply voltage to the analog line?
I'm guessing you connected an external variable power supply (+/- 10V) ? or did you use a potentiometer?
IF you used a power supply did you connect the ( - power supply signal ) to the (- common servodrive)? how did you connect it?.

many thanks for your repply
Last Edit: 18 Apr 2018 15:13 by kt600v.
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