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  1. Thread: New computer

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    When you say "files transferred", was SB3...

    When you say "files transferred", was SB3 actually installed as well as the USB drivers at the end of the installation? USB cable should be unplugged during install and then plugged in for Windows...
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    Great to hear! :cool:

    Great to hear! :cool:
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    I'm thinking that your 2 rail sweep is actually...

    I'm thinking that your 2 rail sweep is actually stopping at the job dimensions of 6.6602" and not 7.5". Try setting up your job dimensions as 7.5 and redo your sweep and try it again. Any...
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    Good to hear! All because someone couldn't see...

    Good to hear! All because someone couldn't see the errant ":" in the MTC file and take the easy route of "it doesn't work on the Max".

    6+ weeks * ??/hr vs knowing what the problem was after your...
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    C9 is used in the part file to call up the...

    C9 is used in the part file to call up the Custom9.sbc file, which decides what direction to hand off for tool changing. Either ATC or MTC. Since you don't have ATC, it sends execution on to the...
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    Not sure how well dwg is supported, but..... ...

    Not sure how well dwg is supported, but.....

    https://www.qcad.org/en/
    https://librecad.org/
    https://www.freecadweb.org/?lang=en
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    Unless they've changed where it used to always...

    Unless they've changed where it used to always be, place it in the C:\SbParts\Custom\MTC folder and let it overwrite the one that is there.

    These docs should help...
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    Is it possible? Yes, but only if the file has...

    Is it possible? Yes, but only if the file has the needed command to do it. If it's something you want to have a file do, I would suggest that you have the file read the current values first and...
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    Bobmann, Did you give the MTC.sbp that I...

    Bobmann,

    Did you give the MTC.sbp that I edited/attached a try with your tool change post? I'd be interested to see what it does. As Ryan stated, the MTC file does manage the dual Z situation,...
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    Hey Ryan, check your MTC file for an error! The...

    Hey Ryan, check your MTC file for an error! The reason it doesn't work is that you have a : after a "GOTO Safe_4Axis" on line 254. This causes the IF THEN check for an indexer to fail and allows...
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    I'm guessing that they are all working diligently...

    I'm guessing that they are all working diligently on FabMo, AKA FabNo, AKA NoFab!! :p

    Just for fun, lets take a deeper look at this. Replace your MTC.sbp file with this one and see if it behaves...
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    Meant to reference VU, values units, B Unit Value.

    Meant to reference VU, values units, B Unit Value.
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    Just for curiosity sake, what is your B axis unit...

    Just for curiosity sake, what is your B axis unit value set to? (VA, Values Units, B Unit Value)

    In both your videos, the MTC script is falling through the "Safe 5 axis" sub when it should be...
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    Go to your C:\SbParts\Custom\MTC folder and...

    Go to your C:\SbParts\Custom\MTC folder and attach the MTC.spb file you have. That is the file that is causing it.
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    You can change it to .txt and then we can change...

    You can change it to .txt and then we can change it back to .crv3d or add it to the extension already there. The sbp file is just a screen grab, so try generating just a one tool file and then open...
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    Choose to reply to thread and in the lower right,...

    Choose to reply to thread and in the lower right, click "Go Advanced". Once there, scroll down an use "Manage Attachments" and attach your file through that.
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    Post your cut file. The supposed problem is...

    Post your cut file. The supposed problem is happening when the cut file calls up ShopBot's manual tool change file. If you were to comment out (') those calls in the cut file, how does it run then?...
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    MTC.sbp is ShopBot's manual toolchange script. ...

    MTC.sbp is ShopBot's manual toolchange script. It is being called up by the actual part file (schwank.sbp) with C9. You could try commenting out the C9 if you have your tool in and zeroed already. ...
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    If the problem happens where your video shows,...

    If the problem happens where your video shows, it's not the post processor, it's their own manual tool change file that is causing it (MTC.spb). Z, A , and B are all being told to go to &safeZ,...
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    If you confirm that the pinion is tight, check...

    If you confirm that the pinion is tight, check the amount of backlash in that gearbox and compare it to the others. You can do this with a dial indicator on the X rail touching off on the gantry end...
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    I've stopped using SB3 on my machine going on two...

    I've stopped using SB3 on my machine going on two years now, so I can't dig through the files, but I seem to remember finding a similar problem with the 3.8 beta versions in the standard C2 zeroing...
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    Key in 'UV' for values and settings.

    Key in 'UV' for values and settings.
  23. Thread: Post Processors

    by srwtlc
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    C:\ProgramData\Vectric\Aspire\V10.5\PostP or...

    C:\ProgramData\Vectric\Aspire\V10.5\PostP or C:\ProgramData\Vectric\Aspire\V10.5\My_PostP. When you find them, put them in the My_PostP folder on the new PC and that way when you save a toolpath,...
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    Ok, got ya. That wouldn't be so much a postp...

    Ok, got ya. That wouldn't be so much a postp situation as it would be a software recognition of say a "Pod" layer where when choosing to add tabs, it would avoid that overlapped area. That might be...
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    Not quite understanding the need for a custom PP...

    Not quite understanding the need for a custom PP either, when Vectric products have tabbing options built into the profile toolpath.
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