Tormach Released Control Baoard Schematics and Firmware Still Waiting VFD Files!

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03 Dec 2021 19:45 - 03 Dec 2021 19:49 #228309 by Iron-Man
Thanks Contract_Pilot

Still debating on building a complete board. I have older versions of MPLAB that should work.
I am interested in the lathe ATC board and its interface to PathPilot.
My Denford NovaTurn uses the 7i77 and 6i25.  I am currently working on a PIC16F 887 to decode and control a bi-directional turret.

Iron-Man
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26 Dec 2021 22:42 - 26 Dec 2021 23:05 #230033 by Iron-Man
If you compare the "ELECTRICAL SCHEMATIC 15L Slant-PRO Lathe May 2015" to the Released Control Board Schematics, there does not appear to be J5-5 and J5-6 for the limit switches.  J5 Sheet 4 at 1C, shows Collet closer. 
Has anyone else noticed this?
 

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28 Dec 2021 19:42 - 28 Dec 2021 23:55 #230166 by Contract_Pilot
Thanks for pointing that out.

Don't look like we will be getting configuration files for the VFD, No Firmware for the Power Drawbar and  No other config bits for the pic chip's they asked for help recovering them I agreed to help and silence.

 
Last edit: 28 Dec 2021 23:55 by Contract_Pilot.

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29 Dec 2021 02:17 #230191 by Iron-Man
I think we have enough information from the schematics and firmware to reverse engineer quite a bit.  I have a PIC 16F1947 and development board to test out the firmware and monitor the inputs/outputs with a logic analyzer. 

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06 Jan 2022 01:19 - 06 Jan 2022 01:21 #230917 by Iron-Man
To Contract_Pilot : You're Welcome.

Contract_Pilot, does your hex file match up to the one posted on Github for the Lathe Control Board?
Can you post your raw version.

Thanks,

Iron-Man
Last edit: 06 Jan 2022 01:21 by Iron-Man. Reason: Hex file request.

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14 Jan 2022 16:06 #231777 by Iron-Man
I finally have my hex file running.

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