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this is a simple parallel port connected jog box with 6 axis and minimal cost.




as pullups anything between 4.7k and 100k should be working. i think i used 10k

schematic jog box

the resistors can be soldered directly to the encoders after mounting these with a center-lock ring in the plastic case.

to make sure no fluids enter the case and strain-relief the cable mount use a proper cable fitting as shown in the first picture.


the software is only emc2 config:

HAL config

you need to enable the extra parport if not done yet!

in this config parport.2 is used (3rd port)

loadrt encoder num_chan=6
loadrt knob2float count=1

PyVCP config

add something like this to your custompanel.xml

<labelframe text="JogBox">

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