I’ve attempted my current project 3 times. I thought my original problem was Easel, still not going back to that platform. Over the weekend, I spent a lot of time removing possible problems and I really believe the XCarve Pro is overheating and stopping or telling UGS to Hold.
I’m running my 1/4 Ball nose finish file after my 1/4 EM bit. I found that if I run at 125-140 in/min XCarve Pro skips chunks of gcode, which completely spoils the wood. I’ve slowed down to 80 in/min. Honestly a disappointing speed for a machine of this size and price. It now stops skipping chunks of gcode, however, it now randomly stops and must tell UGS to Hold. When it stops UGS displays Hold. If I wait 5 mins and restart it runs again. That was Saturday, which I’ll note was 65f around here. Sunday I ran the same file, 188,109 lines, and it stopped with 860 lines remaining. Sunday was in the 40f around here.
I’ve tested my finishing file with Aspire, there doesn’t seem to be any issues with the gcode.
I’ve done a clean reboot of my pc, only open UGS and run the file with XCarve Pro.
I ran task manager to watch the PCs resources. No issues noted.
All cables are stress free.
The only thing I can think of is it acts like it is over heating and pausing.
Anyone run into this and have any ideas?
For the money and size, so far I’m disappointed in the XCarve Pro performance. However, now I’m stuck. Not like I can go buy another expensive cnc. I’ll have to make due with this. So suggestions or ways to test that I haven’t thought of?