Machinekit workbench

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chrisb
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Re: Machinekit workbench

Postby chrisb » Mon Nov 18, 2019 7:16 pm

My mill is already a big one (Maho from the 80s). On friday I will get a new one, which is even bigger, it weighs several tons. Same age, same old control. I wonder if I can replace the control with something machinekit like, i.e. build a "Direct FreeCAD mill".
renne
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Re: Machinekit workbench

Postby renne » Wed Nov 27, 2019 12:57 pm

@chrisb
I like your idea to generalize this Wokbench for other CNC controls.

@mlampert
We need to control a KOSY/MCS CNC-system via RS-232. Vendors offering KOSY/MCS-based CNC-Systems are EMC, Max Computer GmbH and Wabeco.