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Mini Height Sensor crashes into bed during homing

Posted by Pole04 
Mini Height Sensor crashes into bed during homing
January 27, 2017 08:37PM
Good evening. I bought one of the dc42 mini height sensor boards to use with my Duet 0.8.5 and I have followed the setup instructions David's page.

When I run the initial G30 S-1 everything works well and I get a height of 2.52mm. I entered that into my G31 command as: G31 Z2.52 P500

When I use the button on the web portal to home Z, the head moves to the center of the bed, moves down, and crashes into the bed. It never stops, so I have to hit emergency stop.


Here is my Config file:

; Ormerod 1 config file for dc42 Duet firmware
M111 S0 ; Debug off
M550 PQ	; Machine name (can be anything you like)
M551 XXXXXXXX ; Machine password (currently not used)
M540 P0xBE:0xEF:0xDE:0xAD:0xFE:0xED ; MAC Address
;*** Adjust the IP address and gateway in the following 2 lines to suit your network
M552 PXXXXXXX	; IP address (0 = use DHCP)
M554 PXXXXXXX; Gateway
M553 PXXXXXXXX ; Netmask
M555 P2 ; Set output to look like Marlin
M575 P1 B57600 S1	; Comms parameters for PanelDue

G21 ; Work in millimetres
G90 ; Send absolute coordinates...
M83 ; ...but relative extruder moves
M574 X1 Y1 Z0 S1;	; set endstop configuration (Y endstop only, at high end, active high)
M906 X800 Y800 Z2000 E800 ; Set motor currents (mA)
M563 P0 D0 H1 ; Define tool 0
G10 P0 S0 R0 ; Set tool 0 operating and standby temperatures
M92 X79.023194 Y79.207920 Z400.00 E417.00 ; Set extruder steps per mm (single nozzle) and steps for all axis
;*** If you have a dual-nozzle build, remove or comment out the previous line, and un-comment the following 3 lines
;M563 P1 D1 H2 ; Define tool 1
;G10 P1 S0 R0 ; Set tool 1 operating and standby temperatures
;M92 E420:420	; Set extruder steps/mm (dual nozzle)
;*** If you have a modulated IR probe without on-board microcontroller, change P1 to P2 in the following
M558 P1 X0 Z1 ; Use an unmodulated Z probe or an intelligent Z probe
G31 Z2.52 P500 ; Set the probe height and threshold (put your own values here)
;*** If you have a Duet board with 4.7K thermistor series resistors, change R1000 to R4700 to the following M305 commands
M305 P0 T100000 R4700 H0 L0	; Put your own H and/or L values here to set the bed thermistor ADC correction
M305 P1 T100000 B4388 R4700 H0 L0	; Put your own H and/or L values here to set the first nozzle thermistor ADC correction
;M305 P2 R4700 H0 L0	; Put your own H and/or L values here to set the second nozzle thermistor ADC correction
;*** Adjust the XY coordinates in the following M557 commands to suit your build and the position of the IR sensor
;M557 P0 X60 Y0 ; Four... 
;M557 P1 X60 Y165 ; ...probe points...
;M557 P2 X222 Y165 ; ...for bed...
;M557 P3 X222 Y0 ; ...levelling
;M557 P4 X141 Y82.5 ; 5th probe point for levelling (un-comment this if you are using a dc42 differential IR probe)
;*** if you are using axis compensation, put the figures in the following command
M556 S78 X0 Y0 Z0 ; Axis compensation here
M201 X200 Y200 Z3 E1000 ; Accelerations (mm/s^2)
M203 X7500 Y7500 Z50 E3600 ; Maximum speeds (mm/min)
M566 X600 Y600 Z30 E20 ; Minimum speeds mm/minute
M208 X210 Y260 Z190	; set axis maxima (adjust to suit your machine)
M208 X0 Y0 Z0 S1	; set axis minimum (adjust to make X=0 the edge of the bed)
M569 P0 S1
M569 P1 S1
M569 P2 S1
M569 P3 S0
;
T0	; select first hot end


And here is my Home Z file:
G91
G1 Z4 F50
G1 Y120 F1000 
G1 X110 F1000 
G1 Z-180 F50 P1
G1 Z4 F50
G1 Z-4 F50 P1
G1 Y0 F1000 S1
G1X0 F1000 S1
G90


Just as a side note, I need to move to the center of the bed to level because at the home X and Y position, the sensor is hanging off the bed. It needs to move to the middle to be able to hit the bed.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!
Re: Mini Height Sensor crashes into bed during homing
January 28, 2017 01:54AM
Your homez.g file is suitable for a microswitch, not a Z probe. See [duet3d.com].


Delta printer calibration calculator, mini IR Z probe, and colour touch screen control panel: [escher3d.com]

Large delta printer, and other 3D printer blog postings: [miscsolutions.wordpress.com]

Disclosure: I have a financial interest in sales of the Panel Due, Mini IR height sensor, and Duet WiFi/Duet Ethernet [www.duet3d.com].
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