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Stonemull

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Spindle stay on
« on: May 21, 2017, 01:03:09 AM »
Mucking around with the Z axis specifically makes this more of a want, trying to manually set a zero it helps if the spindle is spinning when it contacts the material, I could always turn it off I wanted it off.
I have not looked at what you send as gcode but I am guessing it is T2 that turns off the spindle/laser during a jog movement (if it is grbl, I cannot see why grbl would do so)
I just uploaded your version of 1.1f firmware, so unless there is a mystery setting I do not know of I was wondering what the reasoning behind it is ?
It seems logical to me to leave the laser or spindle on during a jog movement, so .. can we ?


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Re: Spindle stay on
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2017, 05:16:53 AM »
Disable "Jog Rapid" in the Advanced Settings menu, as a rapid by default disables the laser  / spindle.

The jog will now occur at feed rate rather than rapid and you can leave the spindle or laser on and use it like an etch-a-sketch.

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Re: Spindle stay on
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2017, 06:00:33 AM »
Damn you champion, will try it shortly.
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