What does a endstop do?
December 26, 2023 06:38AM
Like the title.. what does a endstop do?
does it always stops a motor from beeing running?
like:
my z_max is installed (the z axis is 10 cm) i make a print thats 11 cm .. ***wil it stop true the z_max endstop at 10 cm??****

i hope someone can help me on this question
Re: What does a endstop do?
December 26, 2023 07:18AM
Endstop are more to find home locations.

you home the axis till you hit then endstop and then you know that axis is at a known location



You want Software Endstops

#define MAX_SOFTWARE_ENDSTOP_Z

Which should stop Z movement at Z_MAX_POS
Re: What does a endstop do?
December 26, 2023 07:32AM
So i have 4 min endstops X Y Y2(own motor and independend) and Z
I would use 4 fysical endstops? And the rest software max endstop?

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 12/26/2023 07:33AM by edensan.
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