CM - Operation Finished Chime/Notification

I am always trying to listen to hear when my router is done cutting. Can CM trigger a chime or some type of audible notification to signal when the operation is finished?

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Carbide Motion does not have that feature at this time, but it’s a frequent request.

@CNCInspiration I love that your enclosure is so soundproof that you can’t hear that the cutting has ended, well done!

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My washing machine chimes, my stove, the fridge, dishwasher, etc… Why not my Shapeoko?

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Maybe hang a doorbell at the top of the Z ?
chime

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Maybe I should wear the bell to warn the Shapeoko when I am coming… I prefer a Cowbell though. More Cowbell…

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This is where the BitRunner is a plus. It will turn the Router off when complete. (audible notification)

I don’t actually think this is so great an idea (I know many will disagree) - don’t let your machine run unattended. You need to be able to intervene immediately if something goes sideways.

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I have seen those videos, yikes!
Office is about 10 feet from my workshop. Currently installing cameras on everything plus I have smoke detectors in all the enclosures and throughout the workshop. Also fire extinguishers on hand. Also have Bit runners, I never hooked them up yet. Did not realize they had audible notifications.
Just got done with a 35 hour carve, which is very common for me. I could never hover over the machines the whole time.
I do use bolt down clamps, and do my best to make sure my work pieces are rock solid secure.
Often when I am finishing up projects with low pressure relatively quiet finishing toolpaths, it is hard to tell when the router is idle or in operation, which is where a chime would help me out.

I’d really like to see what a 35 hour carve looks like. Please post?

I feel like I am being baited here lol. these pieces are really not ready to be shown but…
2 sided operation 20x6x1/2 with 1/2 dowels, and a 14x8x3/8 single sided cut from 6061 on deck at the same time.





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Holy Moly! That is very careful work Max. Of course, I would not be expecting anything else from your good self but it really looks superb. A real inspiration to us noobs and giving us a real target to aim for.

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Thank you Jeff, I really enjoy creating unique items especially out of aluminum. I learn something new every project, and refining my methods is very rewarding. The Pro really does a great job with consistent carves, and I can not wait for the HDZ!

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