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    Quote Originally Posted by Ricardoco View Post
    I had done it but it was untidy so as i speak im tidying it up, should only take 15 mins or so then as you say its soft limits, I believe that you can set things up so that the axis hit limits and back off to home...
    Not exactly, as that's the function of a home switch you've described. Soft limits are ends of travel that you set in Mach to halt the axis movement, just like the dogs you set on a manual mill to knock off the power feed. They stop the machine going past these electronic (gasp) points.

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    Obviously they can be turned off if needed.

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    as an offset i can hold my breath for over two minuits!!
    pffft! I do that when I'm on the throne.

    Carry on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GeorgeD View Post
    pffft! I do that when I'm on the throne.

    Carry on.
    Ah.....King George the first.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GeorgeD View Post
    pffft! I do that when I'm on the throne.

    Carry on.
    So does my wife when im on the throne!!
    Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other - Abe Lincoln

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    Ok all the limit wires are nice and tidy now... whats the score with the soft limits..
    Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other - Abe Lincoln

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    How do i2i,whats the difference between the one you posted and this one....
    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/DIGITAL-PHOTO-...t_Equipment_ET


    Obviouslythere's a price difference but can't undestand why its so low in price?

    Sorry for this intrusion,Rick.

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    looks the same, it's from the far east, that's why it's cheap.
    Last edited by i2i; 24-08-2010 at 11:13 AM.

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    Any light at the end of the tunnel yet,Rick? :whistling:

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