Vitaliy Shirokow replied to Vitaliy Shirokow's discussion Sliding end winds
"Hi Jacob!

I used step motor drivers that are puposed  for Mach3 specialy. You can't use original X-winder's controller (Phidgestepper) with a parallel port. You can use it only with usb.
Vitaliy"
Sep 12, 2016
Vitaliy Shirokow replied to Vitaliy Shirokow's discussion Sliding end winds
"Hi Tiziano,
From my, Russian, point of view youre English is perfect. I use Mach3 milling software. A-axis is used for a mandrel. It's very easy. You can try to use demo version of Mach3, because the G-code  of  the most complicated programm is not…"
Dec 4, 2015
Vitaliy Shirokow replied to Vitaliy Shirokow's discussion Sliding end winds
"Hi Nicholas,
Thank you for the recomendations. I will try.
Vitaly"
Dec 4, 2015
Vitaliy Shirokow replied to Vitaliy Shirokow's discussion Sliding end winds
"Nicolas, I solved it 50:50. It is better now, but  the filament slides and changes end winds angle. As far as I discovred, wind sliding depends on the following factors:
1. filament tension (I'm gonna to change design of my impregnation system)
2. a…"
Nov 12, 2015
Vitaliy Shirokow replied to Vitaliy Shirokow's discussion Sliding end winds
"Thank you!
But  I have already replaced X-winder's CNC with mach3. Now I can do averything I want."
Nov 10, 2015