Mach3 and ESS Plugin Configuration for THC on 
C82 or C25XP
Mach3  ESS Plugin v180220 u4f1L

Used software: Mach3 Version 3.043.062 with Win 10 Fix.
Used hardware: C25XPR1 and ESS V4.0.

 

This configuration shows how to configure a standard Mach3 Plasma profile.

 

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. 

right-click-2-zip

 

STEP 2: Configure Mach3 and ESS Plugin according to the screenshots below or download and install this XML.

https://www.cnc4pc.com/pub/media/productattachments/files/ESS_Plasma_1.zip

 

 

 

 

 

STEP 3: Under Plugin Control Configure the Ethernet Smooth Stepper Plugin:

 

STEP 4: Test the Wiring and Configuration: 

  • Press the knob three times to enter test mode in the THC and observe the ARC OK signal activate.
  • Turn the knob up or down to move the axis and observe the Torch UP and Torch Down LEDs activate when moving in each direction.  The Z-Axis should also move to adjust the position.
  • To exit test mode, press the knob once.

 

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