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Software issue

Hello everyone,

I tried the newest version 4.21 of the software on my 4x-23 machine but I have some issues :

When I order home or build from the designer software, the setup wizard window appears, then I set up every parameters (assigned boards, motors

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2 Replies · Reply by PS Sep 3, 2019

limit switch issue

when i begin my winding (2x) the carriage will go to the limit switch and then begin the next process but when it comes back it will hit the limit switch hard and just bang against it. i have tried messing with the z offset value but it keeps doing i

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6 Replies · Reply by Mike Mace Jul 25, 2019

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-positi

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2 Replies · Reply by Henry James Jul 9, 2019

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 th

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torque adjustments

I am new to the x winder. After a few hickups, I completed some good 2 axis winds in 3 axis mode. My question is on the subject of winding torque... How do i know if i need more torque or less torque on a particular motor? Do i increase torque for la

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3 Replies · Reply by Aaron Lederhose Feb 21, 2019

Wiring

Hello, is there a better explanation of how to wire the winder up? I'm just not understanding how there are 4 identical axis controllers and dont see how they are labled or defined in the assembly pdf online, my winders didnt come with a user manual.

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2 Replies · Reply by Samuel VanDenBerg Feb 19, 2019

Carriage Direction?

I've set up and have been getting familiar with the setup (we have a 4X-34 setup).  Everything seems to running smooth, except the carriage directionality seems to be off.  When I press the 'right' option the carriage goes away from the end with the

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1 Reply · Reply by Aaron Lederhose Nov 18, 2018

Variable Winding Angle? Cone Formation

Hi, I am comtemplating purchasing an x-winder to do some prototyping and I wanted to make sure the system will meet our needs.  In the x-winder software, are you able to vary the wind angle within a single layer? We are wanting to produce a cone by h

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1 Reply · Reply by Scott Oct 8, 2018