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Butchering a 3000
I haven't even got my 3000 yet but I'm already redesigning it. Just bought an ER16 spindle on ebay Item number: 160426450644 Slightly contradictory...
Apr 26, 2011
mod to CAMM3 PNC-3000 to run from Mach3
I recently picked up a 3000 in excellent condition and have designed and built a mod that allows the 3000 to run under Mach3 control. It uses a simple switch...
Apr 5, 2011
Collets, the final frontier
I managed to pick up a CAMM-3 that was being sold as surplus. I've powered it up, and the manual controls seem to be working. Unfortunately, the collets were...
Mar 27, 2011
Speed of axis
How fast can the axis move? Can it do a rapid traverse at say 60 ipm? Thanks John...
Mar 14, 2011
This forum got me to dig out my old manuals and consider reviving my CAM3000. I found a note in the back of the user manual written by the previous owner...
Mar 8, 2011
Thanks for the support
Just joined the group. Thanks to the information available on the forum I was able to get my PNC-3000 set up with my computer running XP....
Mar 4, 2011
Roland Camm 3 PNC 3000
Hi all, I have a Roland Camm 3 PNC 3000 for sale with Interface box/storage unit, software and parallel cable. It all works fine and can be seen on Youtube...
Feb 25, 2011
Robin's er16 Setup
Very nice! What diameter was the straight shank and what exactly was needed in the way of bearings and other mods to do this? Is the motor plug and play? ...
Feb 22, 2011
How to configure switches SW-1 and SW-2
I'm teacher at a art school. In our store I found out a Roland camm-3 machine. I wish to show my students how it works. I've been able to control it manually....
Feb 17, 2011
Re: Butchering a 3000 - Mach3
If a person were "so-inclined&q
uot;, they could tap into the current drives and drive them from mach3. I would, however, replace the drives with microstepping...
Feb 14, 2011
Drive Belt Solution
I have been watching the posts on drive belts. I have a rotary engraver (Vision 1612) that I modified so I can cut aluminum. I have used it for over 10 years...
Feb 14, 2011
modela 4 - extractionj from files section - help
Trying to download Modela 4, I've got the zip file, and all the other files - curiously the file titled .z01 wants to save as a .zip, so I forced it to be...
Feb 13, 2011
Exclaimation Mark not working - and. Anyone using ARTCAM Insignia?
I am now 'talking to my unit serially. I can get the table and spindle to do things using a nice serial terminal program allowing me to manually try things. I...
Feb 13, 2011
Urgent need of a PNC-3000 drive belt... (Again!)
Hi all, I'm in urgent need of a PNC-3000 drive belt... my current "solution"
; is no good. I can't find a similar sized belt *anywhere* so I will pay a good...
Feb 12, 2011
Post processors generating unknown commands
I'm trying various programs now - trying to get some sense from this machine. FreeMill - is free has a post titled Roland GL - imports my stl file and makes...
Feb 12, 2011
PNC-3000: Cutting Circle relative and cutting an ellipse
Hello all, I'm confused - there is a "C" command "Cuts Circle or Arc ... Centered on Either Absolut or Relative Coordinates Determined in Same Command" - o....
Feb 10, 2011
Need help figuring out how to use a Camm-3
Hi all! I'm an instructor at a small college and we just recently discovered that we had a Camm-3 that had been purchased years ago. We don't really have a lot...
Feb 4, 2011
Available now Motor Brushes for Camm 3
I have a limited number of new motor brushes for the camm3 which I have had made and are available for purchase. They cost £30.00 GDP from UK and are post...
Jan 20, 2011
CAM Software suggestions
I would like to try out my CAMM3 again using the PC. I failed miserably last time. I would like to do simple milling and drilling - no need for complex 3D...
Jan 18, 2011
Motor Brushes - again again..
Is it solved? Do we have a source? Is there a spec for them - can we get them made? Is there a spec for the motor ( before I take it apart )? Mine has stopped...
Jan 5, 2011
Camm-3 spindle control
Im trying to do some diamond grag engraving on my camm-3 pnc-3000 but I cannot turn the spindle off, I have tried... 1) Dip switch SW1 #7 turned on 2) View plt...
Jan 4, 2011
Hi I'm a CNC freak in Seaford UK and I think I just bought a PNC 3000. My CNC got a bit out of hand and wifey decided I needed to move it up on to the...
Jan 2, 2011
Well , let's try 30mm not 300 since 300 -- while more exciting won't get you a circle -- my mistake....
Dec 23, 2010
Roland PNC 3000
I have a Roland PNC 3000 machine that I was given. I would like to get it running, does anyone have operating manuals. What do you need for a computer/...
Dec 3, 2010
Program for a Roland PNC 3000
Does anyone have a basic program and drawing that they can send me so I can try out my machine. I would like to review a good program before writing one of my...
Nov 16, 2010
New user questions
I have inherited a PNC-2500 at work. So far so good. I have it milling. Finally found this place and got the software. Just played with the printer driver mode...
Nov 6, 2010
Motor Brushes (Again)
Still looking for carbon commutator brushes for the spindle motor. Looked everywhere (including the suggested list of part vendors)and have come up empty. I...
Nov 6, 2010
Collet for the PNC 3000
I see that dave_mucha has loaded a Word file called "collet part # from Roland.doc" back in July of '06 Is this the 1/4" collet that I would get for my Roland...
Nov 1, 2010
assistance with setting up new pieces
Is there a start postion for this machine as we use different size timbers. We have worked out where to place our coasters and get a good even coverage on our...
Oct 24, 2010
How to save using Dr Engrave
Hi We have been playing with our machine all afternoon but have only once been able to save a new size in the template folder. As it stands we are able to do...
Oct 7, 2010
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