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Detached:phidgetStepper Phidget

Dear sir/madam,

 please anybody let me know how I should handle this error

Error is like that

“Detached:phidgetStepper Phidget

Bipolar Stepper Controller 1-motor 507314202”

 

This error occurs frequently,

 

Thanks, and best regards

 

waseem

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Does anyone us a filament modeling software?

Hello, I'm having some issues with my fiber placement. Trying to wind dry fiber onto a smaller spool with flanges, and the winder is dwelling on  one side of the spool and not the other or will switch back and forth. Wondering if there is any modeling software that will work with the xwinder for filament winding. 

-Cheers

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Carriage calibration 4X-23

Hi all. We have a 4X-23 X-Winder. At step 4 of the Setup wizard, we have the issue that the carriage don't move towards the limit switch after pressing the button "Go to the limit switch". Without this calibration the values of the z axis aren't correct. By manual moving the carriage (z axis) left means moving away from the limit switch, right is towards the limit switch. I think this is the way the carraige should move. Do anyone has an idea to solve this problem? Furthermore, there is no…

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4-Axis Set-up

Hi all, I'm currently trying to set-up a trial run of the 4X-23. I've successfully run the 2x demo G-script using the 2X settings, however, I'm having issues when trialling the 4X demo script. When running the 4X script the machine correctly re-positions itself to the limit switches then proceeds to attempt to withdraw the linear carriage head (which is already fully retracted). This causes compression of the carriage head and audible clicking noise from the motor.  Has anyone else encountered…

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4-Axis to 2-Axis Conversion

Hello. I have ordered the 2X-23 Delivery Head 4X-23 Conversion kit and am waiting for delivery. I assume there will be instructions provided with the kit but wanted to know if there any resources available to get me started prior to the arrival of the conversion kit, such as which parts to disassemble?Thanks, Brett Millermillacuda@gmail.com

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Turner Hunt commented on Henry James's blog post Delivery Head Retraction
"Hi Henry,
We hope to release version 4.21 by Aug 23 that will address this issue and others. I'll let you know when new software build is available.
Turner
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Aug 3
waseem commented on Henry James's blog post Delivery Head Retraction
"Dear henry, I am also facing the same problem. but in my case delivery head move forward fafter some time and eventually tends to hit the mandrel. i am using latest software from the xwinderwebsite.which version you are using?
Any tips to resolve th…"
Aug 3
Jack Connor is now a member of X-Winder
Jul 29
Henry James commented on Henry James's blog post Delivery Head Retraction
"Hi Turner,
Thanks for your points above. The issue stopped when I re-installed the older software version (I shall send a video if the issue returns with the latest software re-installed). 
I also have a query regarding the CE safety rating for the…"
Jul 29
Mike Mace replied to max k's discussion limit switch issue
"Mr. Hunt -
What is the status of the updated software? Could you provide a tentative date in which the update will be available?"
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Miloš Marec posted a discussion
Hallo,I saw a latest video, where a hand editing of G-Code is shown. I want to ask you, how I have to do it?I can edit it only in NotePad, but it is .txt format. XWinder works with .x2d format.Thanks
Jul 11
Marc König is now a member of X-Winder
Jul 11
Carolin Sitzmann posted a discussion
Hi all.We have a 4X-23 X-Winder. At step 4 of the Setup wizard, we have the issue that the carriage don't move towards the limit switch after pressing the button "Go to the limit switch". Without this calibration the values of the z axis aren't corr…
Jul 10
Carolin Sitzmann is now a member of X-Winder
Jul 10
Turner Hunt replied to max k's discussion limit switch issue
"We've located this bug in the code, it happens to be an inverse tanget function that divides by zero, and this is what causes the carriage to ram the limit switch ... this should never happen. It happens on some combinations of mandrel diameter and…"
Jul 9
Henry James posted a blog post
Dear all,I am attempting to run a 4-Axis hemi-spherical dome wind and have encountered an issue with the retraction of the delivery head (Y-axis linear  displacement) at the end of each pass. The first initial pass appears successful, however, once…
Jul 9
Maxime Fournier replied to max k's discussion limit switch issue
"Hi Mike, I'm having the same kind of issue with the 4-axis winding machine using 4.17 version of the software.
When I click on "Build" button in the design software, the program is well executed, with right positions along Z axis. But when I execute…"
Jul 9
Mike Mace replied to max k's discussion limit switch issue
"[G-CODE GENERATED BY X-WINDER DESIGNER v420 on 07/08/2019 14:04][FileName= newTestCodeG.X2G ][Units are in INCHES ][FilePath= C:\Users\E203374\Documents\X-Winder\X-Winder40\XW_G-Code_Files\ ][GENERAL PART DESCRIPTION: LeftDia=0.375 RightDia=0.375 ][…"
Jul 9
Henry James replied to Henry James's discussion 4-Axis Set-up
"Hi Aaron, 
Thanks for the advice! It was in the end partly the setup dimensions and partly the DH belt assembly. "
Jul 9
Aaron Lederhose replied to max k's discussion limit switch issue
"Hi,
Can you send an example of your gcode or xwinder file?"
Jul 9
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