Birmingham 1054 with micropath controls

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Rawley13
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Birmingham 1054 with micropath controls

Post by Rawley13 » Sat Nov 05, 2016 10:36 am

I just purchase a Birmingham mill in hopes of starting my own fab machine shop. It's missing 2 servo motors, and the floppy disk to boot computer. I cant find hardly any information on this setup. Im really wondering if anyone has parts or knows where I can find some. Any help would be appreciated.
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spro
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Re: Birmingham 1054 with micropath controls

Post by spro » Sun Nov 06, 2016 12:18 am

Firstly, I don't know a whit about your machine. I DO know there are others here, who can help you. If I were you, I would supply more clues about the system which drives the missing servos. That would be on some circuit board or somewhere.

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Re: Birmingham 1054 with micropath controls

Post by John Evans » Sun Nov 06, 2016 11:34 am

I'm seeing a bottomless money pit. Most likely the reason those parts are missing is a lack of support for that style control. First beginner lesson when buying a CNC machine -under power and working !
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Re: Birmingham 1054 with micropath controls

Post by Magicniner » Mon Nov 07, 2016 1:38 pm

John Evans wrote:I'm seeing a bottomless money pit. Most likely the reason those parts are missing is a lack of support for that style control. First beginner lesson when buying a CNC machine -under power and working !
Or you could ditch the old system and use a new, modern control system ;-)

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