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    1997 Brother TC-229N Thread cutting Option not enabled

    I did try to go this route but the TC-229n does no allow xyz moves. It only accepts xy xz or yz moves so I pretty much out of luck on any helical motions.
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    1997 Brother TC-229N - Adding a tool setter

    My Machine is cnc-820 control I think this was before A00 control. Also just found out machine doesn't have some optional package for thread milling so it cannot make helical moves. I'm hoping I can enable this somehow.
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    1997 Brother TC-229N Thread cutting Option not enabled

    I recently purchased and setup an old Brother tapping center. I have a working post in fusion 360 and I have been able to get just about everything working correctly including the g100 non stop tool change and the g77 tapping cycle. I am trying to get helical moves working but I get error 1224...
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    1997 Brother TC-229N - Adding a tool setter

    I have just picked up an old brother tapping center its about to be under power. I looked at it before it was moved and everything is working. I have all of the manuals. I'm wondering if there is any possibility of adding a tool setter or tool breakage detection to this machine. Its A00 control...
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    Need help with brother TC-229n power hookup

    I am setting up a small machine shop with a coworker. We just purchased a 1997 Brother TC-229 and I'm not sure exactly how to size a phase converter based on the information on the machine. Our space has 220 100amp service and I know we will need to use a VFD or rotary phase converter to create...
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    Need help with Brother TC-229 electrical hookup

    I am setting up a small machine shop with a coworker. We just purchased a 1997 Brother TC-229 and I'm not sure exactly how to size a phase converter based on the information on the machine. Our space has 220 100amp service and I know we will need to use a VFD or rotary phase converter to create...
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