I am very new to this, bought a Shapeoko XL Z Plus. A little trouble with the instructions, but it is all together now, hope it is right. When I go to test it and jog it with Carbide Motion the X-Axis will only go halfway across then stop. If I disconnect from power it slides across very easily. Y-Axis seems fine
Any ideas what I have done wrong?
Thanks for any help
Send the machine configuration/setup:
to e specific, in carbide motion, before you do “initialize machine”
go to the settings menu,
pick all the right settings (XL, Z+)… and hit the button for sending the configuration
from then on the machine electronics will know what it is…
Thank you for responding. I did initialize the machine just did not mention that. After
I initialized it that is when I tried to jog all the way across, but it keeps stopping halfway
through. The setting were also set at Xl, Z+. Jogging the Y seems O.K. Also noticed that
when the Z carriage stops halfway there is a yellow and red lights flashing in the control panel
did you select the right machine type (the 3XL and not the 3) ?
Thanks again for your reply, Yes it is set to 3XL & Z+
I have to apologize, took another look and found it was on 3 not XL in the setting.
Thank you so much for your help.
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