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BW Electronics Sensors
#1
Hi
Been researching the most unobtrusive scales to fit to my Myford.
This site makes a draw wire encoder http://bwelectronics.co.uk/modular-dros/.
The sensors will
  • Sensors provide a continuous position output as a serial data stream which, with suitable buffering, can go to an RS232 serial port.
  • Sensors can be fully remotely controlled via a bi-directional serial link connected to a display or a PC.
Would these work with Touch DRO?
Ken
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#2
Hi,

TouchDRO works fine on my Myford ML7R lathe, using wire encoders.

Visit
https://www.kmyca.be/wp-content/uploads/...ervolg.pdf
and
https://www.kmyca.be/wp-content/uploads/...kabels.pdf
Sorry in Dutch.
I presented an English text to Model Engineer's Workshop Magazine, but they didn't publish it.
I do not know why.

Jacques
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#3
Hi,

Today, Model Engineers' Workshop magazine finally told me that they will publish my articles in an English translation. However, due to a long queue of contributions, they will only appear in autumn 2021!

Jacques
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#4
Hi,

Finally, Model Engineers' Workshop Magazine (Nr 305 July 2021), editor MyTimeMedia Ltd. published my contribution in an English translation. That is earlier than announced.

Title: "A digital Readout for a Myford Series 7 Lathe, Jacques Van Damme uses wire encoders instead of digital scales".
5 pages long, it explains how TouchDRO is used in combination with wire encoders on my Myford ML7R lathe. Works wireless using bluetooth, readout is visible on a tablet or smartphone.

See: https://www.model-engineer.co.uk/editori....asp?p=250
and https://pocketmags.com/us/model-engineer...p-magazine

Jacques
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#5
Well done with this article!
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