Low budget plasma setup, what do I need?

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26 Apr 2019 17:42 #132006 by tecno

andypugh wrote: You seem to have flashed with a firmware that has no steppers.

What firmwares do you have available? You need one with both "SV" (for servo, to get an encoder for the TGCAD) and "ST" (for Stepper) in the name.



The file ending with plasma was suggested and is the one i flashed with
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26 Apr 2019 17:48 #132008 by PCW
Let me check that bitfile, it looks like sssvst8_8_8

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27 Apr 2019 03:24 - 27 Apr 2019 03:25 #132051 by PCW
freeby.mesanet.com/7i90_plasma.zip

Contains the correct bitfile (8 stepgens, 2 PWM gens and 2 "A" pin only encoders on I/O 0..23)

The one in the dist is broken, will fix tomorrow
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27 Apr 2019 08:11 - 27 Apr 2019 09:57 #132072 by tecno
Thank you very much Peter, appreciated.

Configuration pin-out:

IO Connections for P1
Pin#  I/O   Pri. func    Sec. func       Chan      Pin func        Pin Dir

 1      0   IOPort       StepGen          0        Step/Table1     (Out)
 3      1   IOPort       StepGen          0        Dir/Table2      (Out)
 5      2   IOPort       StepGen          1        Step/Table1     (Out)
 7      3   IOPort       StepGen          1        Dir/Table2      (Out)
 9      4   IOPort       StepGen          2        Step/Table1     (Out)
11      5   IOPort       StepGen          2        Dir/Table2      (Out)
13      6   IOPort       StepGen          3        Step/Table1     (Out)
15      7   IOPort       StepGen          3        Dir/Table2      (Out)
17      8   IOPort       StepGen          4        Step/Table1     (Out)
19      9   IOPort       StepGen          4        Dir/Table2      (Out)
21     10   IOPort       StepGen          5        Step/Table1     (Out)
23     11   IOPort       StepGen          5        Dir/Table2      (Out)
25     12   IOPort       StepGen          6        Step/Table1     (Out)
27     13   IOPort       StepGen          6        Dir/Table2      (Out)
29     14   IOPort       StepGen          7        Step/Table1     (Out)
31     15   IOPort       StepGen          7        Dir/Table2      (Out)
33     16   IOPort       PWM              0        PWM             (Out)
35     17   IOPort       PWM              0        Dir             (Out)
37     18   IOPort       PWM              1        PWM             (Out)
39     19   IOPort       PWM              1        Dir             (Out)
41     20   IOPort       None           
43     21   IOPort       None           
45     22   IOPort       QCount           0        Quad-A          (In)
47     23   IOPort       QCount           1        Quad-A          (In)
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27 Apr 2019 09:54 #132075 by tecno
THCAD300 ordered
3x steppermotors ordered

Time to start CAD on the frame

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27 Apr 2019 10:25 #132076 by rodw

tecno wrote: THCAD300 ordered
3x steppermotors ordered

Time to start CAD on the frame


I'f its like my journey, I'll come back in 3 years....

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27 Apr 2019 10:25 #132077 by tecno
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27 Apr 2019 16:11 #132093 by tecno
Question

How long Z axis movement is needed for plasma?
I have one linear unit taken out from some kind of dispensing unit with 60mm stroke.

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27 Apr 2019 16:27 #132095 by pl7i92
nice
here is a drawing of my 2012 plasma its still runing at 3m/min with a total cost of 2500Euro
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27 Apr 2019 16:29 #132096 by tecno
Nice table, too big for me :(

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