Maslow 4 Belt ruined. Got jammed in the gears

We’ve been doing every Wednesday, but the number of changes is slowing down so we will probably switch to every other week soon

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Bar, would you think that #2 is also a bug? If there is no tension pulling the belt, the extra 1mm wasn’t necessary anyway. Why would the motor continue to run? I get that it possibly isn’t seeing the encoder move but shouldn’t the motor still timeout?

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Yes, we actually had a watchdog in there for that at one point but it was causing other issues. I think that there is a way to do it, it’s just a matter of tuning it just right. There is a fine line between “the machine catches and stops itself whenever there is an issue” and “the machine turns itself off all the time and it’s annoying”