X,Y coordinates off relative to home position

Whin I home my machine the coordinates are X -1, Y -1. Now I am getting X -1, Y -2. The machine is off by one inch in the Y axis but goes to the home position on the spoil board location. How do I reset Y to -1 after homing? I tried cycling power on the machine…waited a while so the residual voltage could dissipate. No change. I also uninstalled the machine in Easel then reinstalled it and also no change. I also thought maybe the belt slipped. They are tight and this is a new machine. Frustrating to say the least…any ideas on how to fix?

What coordinates? Are you measuring or reading them on a computer screen?
If they’re your WORK coordinates, just set zero where you need it.

Not my work coordinates. I am talking about home coordinates which are preset by easel. Those are what I am trying to change the values in but don’t see a way to do so in the software.

So you home the machine and the MACHINE position readout shows X-1,Y-2?
That’s weird and I don’t know how it could be possible, but it shouldn’t affect anything as you can set work zero wherever you want.


OK… the problem is I have Jigs that are set relative to the machine home coordinates and dowel pinned to the spoil board for accuracy on repeat carves or jobs. I that case my work Zero is the same as my Home Zero. Now when I run the job the carve will be off by one inch in the Y axis. That is why I need to recalibrate the coordinates.

I jogged the machine to the work zero and set zero. Now when I home the machine it is correct on the coordinates. This was a manual entry based on the approximate position. Confusing…well see about the repeatability on my other carves as mentioned above.

I just got off the phone with Inventables…They never heard of this problem. It figures. Good luck to you all.

I’m still confused what’s going on.
So when you home the machine, it doesn’t home to the exact same spot each time?

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It is working.