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  1. Is there a carriage return character in INPUT box text?

    I'd like to format my INPUT box text a bit by using a carriage return (or line feed). Is there a way to do this in a sbp file?
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    No, I assume it would be cheaper not going to...

    No, I assume it would be cheaper not going to shopbot.
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    Replacement key switch

    Anyone know where I can get a replacement keyed spindle lock-out switch for PRS Alpha?
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    Where to enter probe tip diameter?

    I have a digitizing probe (it's not a ShopBot touch probe). In the pdf (https://www.shopbottools.com/ShopBotDocs/files/DigitizingProbe.pdf) that explains how to to 3D probing, it mentions the "Probe...
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    3rd party touch probe on PRS Alpha

    I'd like to get a touch probe so I can zero X and Y. I know for the Z-plate probing, it's just closing a circuit. I assume the touch-plate is sending ground signal to the controller card when the...
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    Run-Time Error 52

    The shopbot PRS at my makerspace is generating a "MyVars Run-Time Error 52 bad file name or number" This is a Windows 10 error, not a shopbot error. It doesn't seem to affect the shopbot. I did...
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    Good to know, thanks

    Good to know, thanks
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    I guess it could be the case SF, 0 only turns off...

    I guess it could be the case SF, 0 only turns off limit checking temporarily. Is that how it works from a sbc file?
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    Turn off software limits from sbc file

    I want to turn Software Limit checking off using this command:

    SF, 0

    I added it to a sbc file I use. But it has no effect. Is there a different command I should use in the sbc file to do...
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    Thanks, I'll give that a try. The values aren't...

    Thanks, I'll give that a try. The values aren't changing on their own (via corrupt file or something). The shopbot I use is at a Makerspace and I've noticed the my program my take 2x or more longer...
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    Change ramp values in part file

    Is it possible for a part file to change the ShopBot ramp values?
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    Need sample probe point cloud file

    I'm thinking of getting the shopbot probe to probe 3D objects. From reading the forum, it looks like most people import the probe data into Aspire. I'd like to import into Fusion 360. Can somebody...
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    Thanks, that's what I was looking for

    Thanks, that's what I was looking for
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    How to enable limit switches

    Limit switches work great for X-Y homing, but they don't seem to be enables for jogging round. Is there a setting that enables/disables the proximity switches.
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    Get absolute position (not work position)

    Is there a way to see what the absolute position is, not the work coordinate position. I don't need it displayed all the time. I just want to move the spindle to a spot and see what the absolute...
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    Thanks, I'll do that

    Thanks, I'll do that
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    I took a closer look at the shopbot and it turns...

    I took a closer look at the shopbot and it turns out the pinon gear on the y-motor was a little loose. I tightening the set screws and it's working MUCH better now.
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    I did grab the spindle and gantry and try to move...

    I did grab the spindle and gantry and try to move them to see if there was any play, I didn't notice anything, but I'll do it again. I have noticed a difference between climb and conv cutting. ...
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    Hole not round

    On the Shopbot (PRSalpha 96-48) at my makerspace, I'm getting holes that are not round. The picture below is about 1.5" diameter. I cut it with a 3/8" end mill. Any suggestions as to what's...
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    How tram spindle front to back (X-Z plane)

    I'm using the Shopbot PRSalpha 96-48 Model 10216-01 at my makerspace. I noticed the spindle is not vertical from front to back (X-Z place). I know how to adjust left and right by loosening the 6...
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    Fusion 360 post processor

    I was using the ShopBot at my makerspace (it's been a while since I've used it). I downloaded the latest Fusion 360 ShopBot (openSBP) post processor (ver 42961) from...
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    Need wago connector

    Anyone know the industry part number for the z-zero plate wago connector?

    http://www.talkshopbot.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=34260&stc=1
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    Thanks I'll do a test with the message window.

    Thanks I'll do a test with the message window.
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    VD command in config file

    I was looking at the VD command in the config file:
    ShopBot_PRS96x48alpha.sbd dated 4/23/16

    It has the following:
    VD, 1, 3, 0, 0, 2, 1, 0, .1, 0, 1, 1, -2500, -7500, 8800, 4600, 0,...
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    Resolution Multiple

    At my makerspace, somehow the config file got messed up and we had to reset our PRS Alpha shopbot. When I zeroed the z-axis with the z-zero plate, it was about 1/4 inch off (plate thickness setting...
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