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[title] Setting the Z Start Point
[* black] '''This step will teachicon_note] Here we’ll show you how to do a tool offset for Z, ifthe Z axis on BoXZY. In other words, this is how you don't know what that is - it's tellingset the machine'''Z Start Point''': the position where the cutting surface of the bit is. v important, mandatory''' With your Milling Bit above, ''not'' on, your material move your Milling Attachment backwill start to the ''User Home'' we defined earlier, if it is not there alreadycut into your material.
[* black] (machine must always be at x, y 0,0 corner do this by entering g1 x0 y0. make sure not to use any home buttons, esp do not use the z axis at this time. Our Milling.Test.Gcode.NC file requires that weicon_reminder] Until you set the ''Z axisZ Start Point'' flush with the top of your milling material
[* black] Setting the '''Z Start Point''' tells
Point, BoXZY has no idea where the bottom of the milling bit is. BoXZY does not know where the milling bit is until you do the stepin space. It’s extremely important that you're aboutBoXZY knows this position in order to do. somill correctly. Carefully completing this step is of extreme importance. thismandatory every time you mill.
[* black] Make sure the bit
is a step where extra care should always be takenhovering above your material, not touching it, as we left it in the previous step. Enter '''G1 X0 Y0''' into the G-code input line to verify that you'resend the machine back to its X0, Y0 position. We recommend getting out of the results you wanthabit of using the home buttons when the Milling Head is inside the Attachment Mount and material is inside of BoXZY.
[* black] With your milling bit directly overred] After the ''X0 '' and ''Y0'', unlockmachine has traveled back to X0, Y0, loosen the clamp on the Attachment Mount and alllowallow the mIlling headMilling Head to slide gently slide down ontountil the bit touches your material, as shown by the red arrows in the ''second image'' (there's also a photo to use offirst image.
[* violet] Slowly move
the clamp unclamped - in this process,platform back up, so that it’s gently pushing the bodyMilling Head up. When the base of the router will be sliding up)
[* icon_note] need to tell them to move platform into
is flush or just a little bit below the base of the rough vicinity
[* black] It is ideal to have your
Attachment Mount bottom close to flush with your Milling AttachmentMount, as seenshown by the purple arrow in the'' third image''the second image, clamp the Milling Head in place securely. The bit's current location is where you’ll set your Z Start Point.
[* icon_reminder] Make sure you lock your Milling AttachmentHead into the Attachment Mount firmly and check that it is tight, youtight by pulling up on it, verifying that it will not budge. You do not want your Milling AttachmentHead to becomecome loose during your Milling Filewhen milling.
[* black] Type '''G92 Z0''' into your Gcode SenderG-code input line and select '''Send''' then check it withhit '''Send'''. '''G92''' locks in the current location as the Z0 (Z Start Point). BoXZY doesn’t where the bit is until you use G92. Check that this crucial setting worked by typing in G1 Z0 to send the Milling Head to Z0. reinforce thatIf the g92 is actuallyHead stays still, then you’ve set your Z0 correctly.
[* icon_reminder] Extra care should be taken when completing this step, as
setting it. ++setting z wrong is the causeZ Start Point incorrectly causes the majority of most errors in milling++when milling.
[* black] '''This step will teachicon_note] Here we’ll show you how to do a tool offset for Z, ifthe Z axis on BoXZY. In other words, this is how you don't know what that is - it's tellingset the machine'''Z Start Point''': the position where the cutting surface of the bit is. v important, mandatory''' With your Milling Bit above, ''not'' on, your material move your Milling Attachment backwill start to the ''User Home'' we defined earlier, if it is not there alreadycut into your material.
[* black] (machine must always be at x, y 0,0 corner do this by entering g1 x0 y0. make sure not to use any home buttons, esp do not use the z axis at this time. Our Milling.Test.Gcode.NC file requires that weicon_reminder] Until you set the ''Z axisZ Start Point'' flush with the top of your milling material
[* black] Setting the '''Z Start Point''' tells
Point, BoXZY has no idea where the bottom of the milling bit is. BoXZY does not know where the milling bit is until you do the stepin space. It’s extremely important that you're aboutBoXZY knows this position in order to do. somill correctly. Carefully completing this step is of extreme importance. thismandatory every time you mill.
[* black] Make sure the bit
is a step where extra care should always be takenhovering above your material, not touching it, as we left it in the previous step. Enter '''G1 X0 Y0''' into the G-code input line to verify that you'resend the machine back to its X0, Y0 position. We recommend getting out of the results you wanthabit of using the home buttons when the Milling Head is inside the Attachment Mount and material is inside of BoXZY.
[* black] With your milling bit directly overred] After the ''X0 '' and ''Y0'', unlockmachine has traveled back to X0, Y0, loosen the clamp on the Attachment Mount and alllowallow the mIlling headMilling Head to slide gently slide down ontountil the bit touches your material, as shown by the red arrows in the ''second image'' (there's also a photo to use offirst image.
[* violet] Slowly move
the clamp unclamped - in this process,platform back up, so that it’s gently pushing the bodyMilling Head up. When the base of the router will be sliding up)
[* icon_note] need to tell them to move platform into
is flush or just a little bit below the base of the rough vicinity
[* black] It is ideal to have your
Attachment Mount bottom close to flush with your Milling AttachmentMount, as seenshown by the purple arrow in the'' third image''the second image, clamp the Milling Head in place securely. The bit's current location is where you’ll set your Z Start Point.
[* icon_reminder] Make sure you lock your Milling AttachmentHead into the Attachment Mount firmly and check that it is tight, youtight by pulling up on it, verifying that it will not budge. You do not want your Milling AttachmentHead to becomecome loose during your Milling Filewhen milling.
[* black] Type '''G92 Z0''' into your Gcode SenderG-code input line and select '''Send''' then check it withhit '''Send'''. '''G92''' locks in the current location as the Z0 (Z Start Point). BoXZY doesn’t where the bit is until you use G92. Check that this crucial setting worked by typing in G1 Z0 to send the Milling Head to Z0. reinforce thatIf the g92 is actuallyHead stays still, then you’ve set your Z0 correctly.
[* icon_reminder] Extra care should be taken when completing this step, as
setting it. ++setting z wrong is the causeZ Start Point incorrectly causes the majority of most errors in milling++when milling.

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