Fear i have done something wrong setup my Shapeoko5 today with the VFd and when turn it off it wants to drop all the way down the Z axis screw which runs the bit into the table. Thinking i must have setup something wrong. Thoughts?
A couple of others have commented on this. I thought the HDZ was too strong but the weight of the spindle can cause it to move down. So you are not alone. The others that reported this had hit the emergency stop. During cutting use the Pause unless it is a real emergency. Since it is new may be ready to catch it until you figure out when it might fall. Just remember to never get your fingers near the bit in case it is still spinning.
Thanks for the info! So I will just note this in the operation procedures. Good to know I did not mess anything up!
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