By design, Windows is a multitasking operating system that constantly services multiple programs and peripherals in time slices on the millisecond level. Real time motion controllers like FlashCut CNC, however, require a dedicated clock that is accurate on the microsecond level. Windows is... more
Customers who are looking to run a part multiple times without using a key board may choose to wire a switch into their FlashCut CNC Signal Generator's Input Lines. This switch can be used to trigger the start of a program as long as the following occur: The switch's function must be defined as a '... more
There are hardware changes that can be made to make a system run smoother: If you are using a stepper system, check the amount of current being supplied to the drives modules inside the motor drive box (with the box powered off and unplugged). Turning down the current supplied to each drive could... more