Real Time Z axis Controlling for THC with Mach3
Most of USB Mach3 controller board has a delay and it is not suitable for THC
Some Ethernet Mach3 controller not suitable for THC also, the solution is :
CAP-STP11 Stepper Controller
Perfect Solution for Multi-Head Cutting
Stand Alone and Mach3 Controlled Z xis Screen
INPUT configuration for Probe function:
Cap04 IN POSITION output >>>>connect to>>> INPUT 1 and defines as a PROBE also
The other Inputs can be connected and defined as user request:
Ca04 DOWN output >>>>connect to>>> Mach3 THC Down input for LED.
Ca04 UP output >>>>connect to>>> Mach3 THC Up input for LED.
Output Configuration for ENABLE (DISABLE) signal:
For Transfer Switch function between Mach3 and CapSTP11 for Z axis control
The other outputs connected as user request.
Rename your M3, M5, or M03, M05 macros, then download M03, M05. macros to your same "Macro" directory
(check your directory name if it is different)
M3_CapSTP11.zip Dowload and unzip, rename to M3.m1S
M5_CapSTP11.zip Download and unzip, ename to M5.m1S
Download Screen Set file Plasma11ENG_step3.zip file, unzip and copy to \ Mach3 \.directory
Download CapSTP11 Manual.pdf file