Coupler location on 60th Anniversary Edition

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Coupler location on 60th Anniversary Edition

Postby SCHIRMY13 » Thu Jan 25, 2018 11:27 am

I've been told to check to see that set screws are tightened on the coupler because in a profile toolpath my machine is drifting on the second pass. Does anyone have a pic as to what I'm looking for?

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Re: Coupler location on 60th Anniversary Edition

Postby Rando » Sat Mar 10, 2018 2:33 am

Ack! Sorry we didn't respond sooner. Did you get this figured out? Below are three pix of the three couplers, one on each of the X, Y and Z axes:

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If your X-axis runs parallel to the T-track slots, that coupler is under the bed, and not easy to get to.


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So, your Y axis runs along the gantry, so that coupler is at the left-hand side where the stepper motor attaches.


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And the Z-axis coupler is up underneath the top plate.


They all take a 4mm hex wrench, though a 5/32" will work in a pinch.

The odd white specs everywhere are from the aluminum chips/flakes reflecting the phone's flash :roll:

Hope that helps, and again...my apologies for taking so long. No excuses, we should have done you better.

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