thanks, yes other builds are using them, it allows the VFD to dump current into the resistor which allows it to stop the motor quicker without overheating or damage. there are guides in the wj200 manual on which resistor to choose are ask your supplier when you get your vfd's.
Still busy working through the wiring for my sim and have a couple of questions if any one can help..
Firstly with regards to the 1,3,5 .. 2,4,6 direction, I understand its necessary to reverse the wires but do I do this at both ends (VFD and AMC) or just at the AMC end, leaving 1&2 ports on WJ200 the same.
Also I'm having difficulty finding the correct male crimps/terminals to fit the pcb screw terminals on the AMC. Ive just ordered smaller boot lace terminals (violet 0.25) as the blue ones I have for the WJ200 wont fit the pcb terminals on the AMC but still have the feeling they might be to big. If anyone can recommend the best wire terminals for hooking in to the amc that would be great. Really not happy with running bare wires into the terminals as past experience has lead to reliability issues this way especially with the smaller guage wire like the speaker cable I'm using for the pots.
Fault finding a random issue that after many hours turns out to be a dodgy connection is a frustration I would like to avoid
Been fiddling with the wiring on and off for the past 2 weeks and seem to be running out of ideas, At the moment i cant get movement through the AMC.
Motors all work fine when run from the Wj200 panel (F001) but after switching to terminal control (a001 and a002) i cant get movement though the amc with the directional buttons on the board. I have a pot connected to motor 1 and have 5v at the pot on multi meter.
Have made all settings as per the guides i can find but no movement so far so im obviously missing something
Some pics of the settings so far, if anyone can notice any obviously problems then please let me know thanks!:
Havnt changed any dip switches etc on the board since delivery so im assuming they are correct. Main board dip switch 1 is on, 2-4 are off.
Im assuming that testing motor movement with the on board directional buttons is the best way to test as this eliminates most of the software/config variables.
Yep the inverter jumper is on L/PLC ie source. the inverter settings are also as per dropbox files.
if i take the inverter off terminal function (a001/a002) then i can move the motors manually directly from the VFD so power/control direct to motor is OK. I know i have power going to pots as have tested that.
A q' re baud speed in com port settings, it sais to set to 250000bps but i only have option for 230000 something not 2500000 so at the moment i just set it at maxmimum as per image above. (921600) maybe this is an issue? but this still shold not matter if i control motors directly from AMC using direction buttons.
Do the settings for the AMC from fabi's softare shown in image above all look correct?
ive checked the jumpers on amc and 6dof board and they seem to be correct also.
Pics of wiring to vfd and 6dof board attached above. I can label them up to make easier to see whats going where if not clear.
6dof board has power or at least green light is on, ill check that its getting 24v with multimeter tonight.
I also tried to measure voltage out from 10v outputs with multimeter by putting - to ground and + to inputs and then out puts whilst pressing the directions buttons on amc but could not get any voltage reading.
Ill also keep looking through inveter settings to see if there is another setting ive missed.
firstly i found out something, just because the light is green on the 6dof board, dosent mean it is getting 24v! stupidly id switched the fuse off for the 24v PSU at some point and forgot so school boy error aside,
ive disabled all inverters at the moment apart from vfd/motor 1 to help trouble shoot. i checked the 10v outputs with multimeter.
Without the VFD connected im getting 24+ volts from 24v A/B 1. with the vfd connected this drops to 1.8v on A+B.
on the 10v outputs im getting 3.3v with and without the VFD connected.
does this sound correct?
still no movement using direction buttons on AMC..
dureiken: Hi there, it's really quiet here someone could help me for my 6 dof project ? thanks a lot
Aug 8, 2017 15:34:46 GMT
tronicgr: dureiken Hi, Open a thread and I'll try my best to help. A little busy with Kickstarter details at the moment but I'll see what I can do.
Aug 12, 2017 11:57:42 GMT
dureiken74: I just did it
Aug 27, 2017 11:59:06 GMT
fimmy: How's the firmware going?
Sept 6, 2017 8:34:43 GMT
tronicgr: @fimmy I had to put it on hold to finalize the manufacturing of the new kickstarter controllers. I tested parts of it to ensure compliance with the new features and looks good so far. I'll get back to it soon for integration.
Sept 9, 2017 12:52:35 GMT
Theuns: Very nice design.I'm also busy with mine and changing it also to Linear Actuators with 220v Servo motors.I'm waiting for my new controllers from Thanos. If I may ask Do you have any Sketchup files of your design and willing to share it I Thanks Theuns
Sept 14, 2017 22:45:09 GMT
atayeu: Hey everyone! I'm reading up and gathering all of the intel I can find for my first motion platform. this is by far best information for creating one.
Oct 14, 2017 7:25:57 GMT
tmcnam: I must be crazy but I still can't find the blueprints to the platform by GA-Dawg. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks guys.
Mar 10, 2019 21:31:57 GMT
Trip Rodriguez: Sorry tmcnam, the shoutbox doesn't get much attention. Did you find the blueprints? They are at the VERY bottom of the extremely long first post. It says "attachments: 6DOF.zip
May 4, 2019 19:13:25 GMT
zivby: How much weight this setup can carry?
May 19, 2019 11:57:16 GMT