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connect cnc lathe
« on: August 01, 2010, 04:50:09 PM »
hi all iam new here so i dont even know if you s can help

  i have a cnc mill and lathe that came out off a school but i dont have the lathe software,
would any one have a copy or know were to buy a copy or does any other software work with this type off lathe

go on put your heads togather and help lost soul

Offline Tinkering_Guy

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Re: connect cnc lathe
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2010, 05:06:37 PM »
Welcome to the collective! :)

I think a little more information is going to be needed, such as the brand/model of the equipment, etc.
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Offline John Stevenson

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Re: connect cnc lathe
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2010, 06:12:36 PM »
They were made over a quite long period given computers were expanding fast.
the early ones used a BBC computer and ran of 7" floppies in a double drive system.
Later ones ran of PC's.

Somewhere I have copies of the lathe and mill programs for the PC version and the manuals but it may take me a while to find them.

John S.
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Re: connect cnc lathe
« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2010, 02:19:49 AM »
Hi Davey,

Welcome to the Collective!  :borg:

All manner of problems are often solved on here...... But we do need a little more information than you've given so far!  ::)

Above all, we like pics and descriptions.

Give us a few more clues, lets see what can be done!  :thumbup:

David D

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Still modifying bits of metal... Occasionally, making an improvement!

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Re: connect cnc lathe
« Reply #4 on: August 02, 2010, 05:05:56 AM »
   :worthless:    :D   I love pics   did I tell everyone I love pics

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Re: connect cnc lathe
« Reply #5 on: August 30, 2010, 03:19:40 PM »
Gawd John, it's not THAT long since I sold you the software with the lathe and mill -  are you still storing floppies on the floor with the swarf???? :wave: Sam