Technical  Q & A

“I want the RPM Control Window to open every time I start ShopBot 3”

This can be accomplished in one of two ways:

1)                  Type TR into the ShopBot console (the blank box next to the ShopBot CNC logo). Click on RPM to open the fill-in sheet, and make sure that the correct VFD is selected. Start when SB3 starts to 1.

2)                  Navigate to C:\Program Files (x86)\ShopBot\Virtual Tools. Open this file with a text editor like Notepad or SBEdit. Edit this one line of code:

·         VT = Spindle [&R]PM Control, Virtual Tools\Spindle Control\Spindle Control.exe, 0, 0

·         Change the last number, which is a zero, to one. It will now look like this:

·         VT = Spindle [&R]PM Control, Virtual Tools\Spindle Control\Spindle Control.exe, 0, 1

·         Save the file, close and reopen the SB3 software to see the changes take effect.

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