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bnaivar

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Using T2 with an Eleksrotate module
« on: January 13, 2021, 06:50:12 AM »
I got an Eleksrotate module from the wifey for Christmas.  Are there any settings in T2 that I need to change for engraving using this module?   On the tests that I have done so far, the engraving appears to be oval instead of round. 

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Re: Using T2 with an Eleksrotate module
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2021, 02:08:40 PM »
No, the Eleks Rotate does not require any changes. Some other rotary modules do need to use the rotary mode option to change settings but not this type of rotary.

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Re: Using T2 with an Eleksrotate module
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2021, 03:59:27 PM »
So do I just need to compensate manually for the oval distortion?

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Re: Using T2 with an Eleksrotate module
« Reply #3 on: Today at 10:12:35 AM »
It should not be distorted unless it's because of the taper. The Eleks Rotate method moves the rollers at the same steps per mm as the normal Y-axis so the object should also move at the same rate / distance.

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Re: Using T2 with an Eleksrotate module
« Reply #4 on: Today at 01:02:33 PM »
Thanks!

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Re: Using T2 with an Eleksrotate module
« Reply #5 on: Today at 04:37:24 PM »
I see two potential issues

1. The mug is slipping on the rotary

2. Your stepper driver current is too high. The y axis has two motors and the driver is calibrated for two motors. How you have only one.
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