Protect your probe

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One of the worst things you can do is spin up a probe in your machine.

In today’s video, we’ll walk through installing a simple Python script that was written by a Tormach community member. This script will disable your spindle from turning on accidentally with a probe installed and is a great way to get access to Pathpilot’s inner workings without modifying the “guts”.

Thanks to David Loome for sharing this script – visit him below:

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Wow, that wireless probe looks pretty nice. Tons of other neat tools on that site. Thanks for sharing, definitely gonna get that spin up script loaded on my machine.

This should be a default failsafe hard-coded into the next PP release. There’s no downside to this other than protecting the investment people have made in probes.