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Hello and welcome to our Artsoft MACH 3 step and direction CNC control software video tutorial section.
MACH 3 IS THE SOFTWARE THAT CONTROLS YOUR CNC MACHINES MOTORS UNDER WINDOWS
YOU WILL NEED CADCAM TO CREATE PROGRAMS OF GCODE THAT YOU WILL LOAD INTO MACH 3 TO CUT THEM OUT
The videos were originally supplied as SWF flash files and makeCNC converted them to a format for You Tube and posted them to allow many more folks to see them in a place they are used to visiting for information.
These videos can, at times, appear complex and there is much that the average person does not need to know to get up and running with MACH 3 and CNC. We will be adding more videos in the near future that are produced by makeCNC for the basic hobbyist that will show a real life step by step use of MACH 3 with our Probotix V90 CNC router to allow you to see it in action in a practical sense. But for those that need in depth information on the software and its operations setup and capabilities then these first few videos will supply you with what you need to feed your brain on this most excellent step and direction 6 axis software platform for CNC machines.
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We hope you will find this information useful and we thank the people at Artsoft for the production of these great tutorials.
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OFFSETS HOMING & LIMITS
INPUTS & OUTPUTS
This first set of videos describes the setup of the MACH 3 software after you have it correctly installed on your windows system.with the introduction being the first video and then the other buttons have more advanced topics like homing switches etc .Each video will tell you at the start what the topic is .
MACH 3 system requirements
32-bit Desktop (using the parallel port)
◦32-bit version of Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 Operating System (64-bit will not work)
Laptop / 64-bit Desktop (using an external motion controller)
◦An appropriate external motion controller (options can be found on the Plugins page)
◦Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 Operating System
◦Basic Computer Skills (ability to copy/rename files, browse directories, etc)
These great videos were produced by Artsoft and makeCNC is not the support provider for this product. Support is available through the excellent MACH 3 support forums.