Can't calibrate

I am having trouble calibrating. I went to the machine inspector but could not find steps/mm I looked down the whole list but could not find any words next to the numbers. I tried $100= a number but it just made the stepper motors go slower.

go to the GRBL page and it will give the answers you seek.

I changed so it goes the right distance but now the stepper motor moves much faster.

you could always watch videos if you are a visual learner.

I watched this video but it does not explain why when I change steps/mm it went much faster.

You need to post your setting so we can take a look and see if anything is wrong.

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did you notice that there are feed rates in the GRBL code

$100=250.000 X steps/mm
$101=250.000 Y steps/mm
$102=250.000 Z steps/mm
$110=500.000 X Max rate, mm/min
$111=500.000 Y Max rate, mm/min
$112=500.000 Z Max rate, mm/min
$120=10.000 X Acceleration, mm/sec^2
$121=10.000 Y Acceleration, mm/sec^2
$122=10.000 Z Acceleration, mm/sec^2
$130=200.000 X Max travel, mm
$131=200.000 Y Max travel, mm
$132=200.000 Z Max travel, mm

so from this what is your $110= and $120=

but I agree with @WayneHall post your output from $$ and lets see what you have going on.

Right now I am seeing this.

It does not seem to want to pop up anymore.

Are you hooked to the machine?


Actually no. I will plug into the machine and get back to you when I can.

Not sure what you have most of the settings don’t look close to anything i have seen. Maybe someone else can chime in.

are you running an X-Carve or some other GRBL machine?

One that I made. I figured it though

do you mean you figured it out.

was it your settings?

your 100=1900.0 seems like a high number for most steppers.

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Yes, I set it to $100=1875, $101=2500, $102=800

Also, How do I slave a axis?

You’re trying to clone an A axis on a four axis machine or clone any axis on a three axis machine?
What controller?

You have a very high microstep setting applied to your drivers.
Why? It will not be required.

What controller do you have?