Mach4 and ESS Plugin Configuration for THC-3
Mach4 V 4.2.0.4612 ESS_v278.1 

Used software: Mach4 4.2.0.4612. 

https://www.machsupport.com/ftp/Mach4/DevlopmentVersions/Mach4Hobby_Installer-4.2.0.4612.exe

ESS Plugin Mach4: ESS v278.1 

https://warp9td.com/files/Plugins/ESS/Mach4/ESS_Mach4_v278.1.zip

 Screen

https://www.cnc4pc.com/pub/media/productattachments/files/THC3_Beta_A.zip 

STEP 1: 

Start by making a backup of the existing installation:

Make a backup of the configuration and file installation, we recommend creating a backup of the current installation by right-clicking in the current installation folder and zipping it. 

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STEP 2: 

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STEP 3:

Enabled Modbus Plugin: Configure/Control/Plugins


STEP 4:

Enabled Modbus Plugin:  Configure/Plugins/Modbus

 

 

 

 

STEP 5:

Modbus functions (Receive)

 

 

 

 STEP 6:

Modbus functions (Send):

 

 

 

 

STEP 7:

Test connection: Diagnostic/Modbus

 

 STEP 8:

Download the Screen and paste it to C:\Mach4 Hobby\Screens

https://www.cnc4pc.com/pub/media/productattachments/files/THC-3_Mach4.zip

 

 

 

 

STEP 9:

​Configurations Tab

 

RECOMMENDATIONS:

Macro 20300

Q – Set the Height parameter

- Set the Delay parameter (0 - 10)

H - Set the V Range parameter (0 - 32)

E - Set the Set Point (40 - 265)

A - 1 = Auto Setpoint parameter active.

      0 = Auto Setpoint parameter disabled.



Syntax:
“M20300 Q2 P2 H2 E120 A1”

 

NOTE:

No need to set all parameters