Mini Gerbil debugging – Safety door and Abort operation

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Symptom DetailLikely causes and their solutions (in recommended sequence)
Safety Door opening does not halt machine operationSafety door connection is not properly connected (Safety door and ground). The switch should be a Normally Closed switch which is engaged when the lid is closed (e.g. switch is then in an open state. The switch closes when you open the lid which engages the Safety pause. Close the lid to resume the job)

The $ settings needs to be activated ($97=1) as by default the safety door feature is inactive (further reading).

Grounding problems , see
https://awesome.tech/k40-laser-grounding-instructions/
Reset/Abort does not reset machine operationReset/Abort connection is not properly connected (Reset/Abort and ground). The switch should be a Normally Open.

The $ settings needs to be activated ($94=1) as by default the reset/abort feature is inactive.

Grounding problems , see
https://awesome.tech/k40-laser-grounding-instructions/

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