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by monitoringpost
Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:14 pm
Forum: CNC Shark
Topic: 15 Watt Diode Laser (Not Next Wave)
Replies: 4
Views: 195

Re: 15 Watt Diode Laser (Not Next Wave)

mcsteve wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:06 pm
@monitoringpost, I did search the forum ...
Steve
Okay!
by monitoringpost
Mon Jan 11, 2021 7:23 pm
Forum: CNC Shark
Topic: 15 Watt Diode Laser (Not Next Wave)
Replies: 4
Views: 195

Re: 15 Watt Diode Laser (Not Next Wave)

mcsteve wrote:
Sun Jan 10, 2021 9:30 pm
Has anyone added a laser to their Shark, other than the one sold by Next Wave?

Steve
Have you tried searching the forum?

;)
by monitoringpost
Thu Dec 17, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: CNC Shark
Topic: Z Axis issues
Replies: 9
Views: 324

Re: Z Axis issues

sharkcutup wrote:
Thu Dec 17, 2020 8:44 am
I have gotten my machine tuned (Feed/Speeds) for carving softwoods and hardwoods. ... Other than that I have had no real problems with the machine. I have carved many projects ...
Sharkcutup
Me too Sharkcutup! Sorry, but I'll pass Rando on your Big Mouth project. :roll:
by monitoringpost
Tue Nov 24, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: Setting up the Shark
Topic: Custom touch plate
Replies: 8
Views: 559

Re: Custom touch plate

The only thing I've encountered is problems if I start running gcode when I'm not at (0,0,0). It's probably because of relative moves in g-code, rather than absolute. That's perhaps the reason Kayvon. My post command is for Absolute Mode and it pretty much dead on. I know when I was a beta tester f...
by monitoringpost
Tue Oct 27, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: CNC Shark
Topic: Z Axis Issues
Replies: 20
Views: 1553

Re: Z Axis Issues

mdcavanaugh wrote:
Thu Aug 23, 2012 1:13 pm
Tim,

What about cooling? Box gets warm!

Mike
Tim Owens wrote:
Thu Aug 23, 2012 4:05 pm
as long as the box is still warm to the touch you should be fine.
Just saying... from the horses mouth!
by monitoringpost
Sat Oct 24, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: CNC Shark
Topic: Z Axis Issues
Replies: 20
Views: 1553

Re: Z Axis Issues

Your post implies I would need to look at getting fan in the controller box? Bill, You said you've run the job a few times before without issue. I seriously doubt heat is an issue - I'd suspect perhaps a brownout or something else gremlin like. My thoughts would be to simply monitor it going forwar...
by monitoringpost
Sat Oct 24, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: CNC Shark
Topic: Z Axis Issues
Replies: 20
Views: 1553

Re: Z Axis Issues

I'm familiar with the options for powering and fan choices - just thought Rando you'd have a picture to share! I think I'll pass - can't see how it would help much and likely would just suck in sawdust and the like to for sure than over heat components. Mine has never got hot enough that I couldn't ...
by monitoringpost
Sat Oct 24, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: CNC Shark
Topic: Z Axis Issues
Replies: 20
Views: 1553

Re: Z Axis Issues

Rando wrote:
Sat Oct 24, 2020 2:34 pm
That's why I opened the case of my controller and added a FAN to it. Now I don't have any stepper driver heat issues.
Care to share a photo? If you didn't tap into the relay for power what did you use?
by monitoringpost
Tue May 08, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Shark Project File Sharing.
Topic: Next Wave Automation Commemorative Chest
Replies: 19
Views: 9688

Re: Next Wave Automation Commemorative Chest

Definitely on my list of projects to complete. Thanks Rick!
by monitoringpost
Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: CNC Shark
Topic: What file extensions are supported by Shark CNC?
Replies: 8
Views: 2506

Re: What file extensions are supported by Shark CNC?

When you go to load a file into the Shark Controller simply click the down arrow for file types and it lists them. Have you tried that?