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    I think that is what I am looking for, can't try...

    I think that is what I am looking for, can't try it at the moment but am pretty sure that you nailed it, not sure how I overlooked that one.


    Thank you!
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    I don't know for sure what it supports, although...

    I don't know for sure what it supports, although I do know that it is a full 4th axis (not an indexer) but I just don't know how or if I can use it as a full 4th axis. I bought this machine from a...
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    The manual program is not actually center...

    The manual program is not actually center drilling, I have to have a tool called out in a manual program (or at least I believe so), so I call out the center drill in the manual program, tell the 4th...
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    Where would you see an A0 or A90 (or A(some...

    Where would you see an A0 or A90 (or A(some angle)) option? Is this option in each new unit or is it a separate unit all together?

    I attempted to attach a screenshot of my current program,...
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    Currently the only way that I am aware of running...

    Currently the only way that I am aware of running it is a manual program inside of a Mazatrol program, it sure seems like there would a way to do it straight up in Mazatrol but I haven't figured it...
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    Yeah, I haven't messed around with how this works...

    Yeah, I haven't messed around with how this works with the 4th axis a lot, but the problem that I have found is that when you move the 4th axis in a manual program that only way that I have figured...
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    Toolcat I will look into the 225 volt issue...

    Toolcat

    I will look into the 225 volt issue more, the Mits tech that I talked to earlier in the day before my previous post had told me that the machine/control system was rated to 200-230 volts...
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    Programming a 4th axis in Mazatrol

    So I am looking for thoughts/ideas on how to approach programming a part in Mazatrol on a 4th axis. I recently acquired a FJV25 (M+ control) with a 4th axis. I have run a few parts on it and it is...
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    Alright here is an update on this issue. So I got...

    Alright here is an update on this issue. So I got a replacement drive (used) and it came up and was running. We used the machine for 1 week, it was on but not used at all on Friday or Saturday, I...
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    Good idea I hadn't thought about that, I do have...

    Good idea I hadn't thought about that, I do have 5 other Mazaks that haven't had an issue and haven't gotten any emails from my server that they internet is down (because of loss of power), so I...
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    Thank you for the input, does MEAU also have info...

    Thank you for the input, does MEAU also have info on how to test the DK456 chips? Although I will work on electrical items mechanical issues are much more my gig.

    I live close to both First...
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    Well any ideas on if I could repair this myself...

    Well any ideas on if I could repair this myself or any reputable companies that rebuild drives. Mits is quoting me almost $6000 to rebuild it or almost $10,000 for a new one, and with it running the...
  13. Alright I got it now, between James and Sudsey,...

    Alright I got it now, between James and Sudsey, Thanks guys. I was getting confused with the offset that you were describing within multimode and just a regular offset feature. This is super handy,...
  14. I had always assumed that the argument characters...

    I had always assumed that the argument characters that show up in the sub program option could be used to pattern a sub program, but could never figure out how to use it.
  15. Not sure that I am tracking with you. I often...

    Not sure that I am tracking with you. I often have an offset line right below my WPC but am not sure how to use it to repeat the program. Are you suggesting that I run the program once, then adjust...
  16. I am not familiar with multi part, what is it,...

    I am not familiar with multi part, what is it, where is it and how do you use it?

    Thanks
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    I forgot to mention that this has an M32b control...

    I forgot to mention that this has an M32b control with and FR-SF spindle drive
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    Mazak AJV-18N spindle drive down

    So my AJV-18N went down 2 days ago. I determined that the issue was with the spindle drive. After getting a troubleshooting guide from Mitsubishi, I determined that they issue with that spindle drive...
  19. Is there a way pattern a program in Mazatrol (M32 or M+)

    Basically I have a program for one part but am now going to be make a 42 parts at once out of a large sheet. Is there a way that I can just pattern the same program across the sheet?

    Thanks,
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    Mazak VQC 20/50A delay between units

    So I have a VQC 20/50a that runs pretty decent but have noticed that it moves quickly within a unit or when going to a new unit with a different tool but when you have the same tool prioritized to be...
  21. 2 options that I have thinking about are to use...

    2 options that I have thinking about are to use something like in the link below and either point a camera at the screen or splice into and convert the video signal from the Mazak to input on the...
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    You could do it by turn the ball screw by hand or...

    You could do it by turn the ball screw by hand or the easier way is to go to the parameter page that stores the soft limits, and change the x axis + soft limit value to 999999 (or whatever the max...
  23. Mazak remote (offsite/over internet) control

    So I have a number of older mills and one lathe (2 with M plus controls, a M2 control, a M32 control, a M32B control, and a T2 control) and have this crazy idea of remotely controlling them.

    I...
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    PM sent, not sure if it worked though. Thanks Pete

    PM sent, not sure if it worked though. Thanks Pete
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    Mazak T-2 parameter list

    Does anyone have a list of the parameters on a T-2 control? I have a QT-28 with a T-2 with lost parameters, even if you have a different machine but with a T-2 control I would be interested in a...
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