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by Steve
Thu 02 Mar , 2006 17:57 pm
Forum: VersaLaser
Topic: Versa Laser / Techsoft drawing help
Replies: 3
Views: 3174

Note: For Red lines to cut they must be drawn as fine lines :!: If the lines have a thickness then they will be treated as grey and rastered.

To cut along a Vector Blue line it must also be a Fine line. If the line has a thicknes it will be raster cut and not cut as a vector :!:
by Steve
Thu 02 Mar , 2006 17:53 pm
Forum: VersaLaser
Topic: Laser bed crashes into nozzle
Replies: 3
Views: 3328

This can be caused if you start the home procedure when the laser is not powered on. If you apply power to the laser while it is inside the homing routine the direction the slide moves can be random. :idea: Always ensure the Laser and Extraction are connected to the power before you start to run a j...
by Steve
Thu 02 Mar , 2006 17:46 pm
Forum: VR Milling - All Versions
Topic: How do i get my 4th axis to work ?
Replies: 2
Views: 2160

If you go to "help" "VR CNC Milling" in the welcome section there is information telling you how o configure the 4th axis! :)
by Steve
Thu 02 Mar , 2006 17:27 pm
Forum: MicroRouter
Topic: I get 'Move Exceeds Limits' using my Microrouter or Micromil
Replies: 14
Views: 9444

MicroMills using the AES curriculum and platten can also experience this problem as the platten is very close to the bed and the standard tool is very short. If you experience this problem manually jog the slide and check you can move the tool to all corners of the workpiece and also can jog down to...
by Steve
Thu 02 Mar , 2006 17:16 pm
Forum: MicroRouter
Topic: Microrouter X axis not running correctly to readout
Replies: 2
Views: 1892

If this is after a new software installation or computer change ensure the correct machine type is selected. Different machines have different ballscrew and step ratios so selecting the wrong machine could result in the machine moving too fast, slow, far or little. Check the machine type displayed a...
by Steve
Thu 02 Mar , 2006 17:10 pm
Forum: QuickCAM / LaserCAM 2D Design
Topic: QuickCAM 2D Design v1.0 is released 2nd March 2006
Replies: 2
Views: 3594

This product allows users to create 2D Drawings, Import Gerber Files, Import DXF files, Import Bitmap and JPG files.

A full feature list is shown on the literature but you can also try before you buy if you download the product. :lol: Only the output is dissabled :(
by Steve
Thu 02 Mar , 2006 14:40 pm
Forum: VR Milling - All Versions
Topic: Secret HOME button on VR Milling V 2 & V 5
Replies: 8
Views: 10236

Why use the secret Home button?

The reason you may want to do this is normally for fault diagnosis reasons. If a machine will not go to home for some reason. It could be that there is a piece of work jamming the slide or a build up of swarf. You may want to jog the slide away from home to allow you to clear the obstruction. By pre...
by Steve
Thu 02 Mar , 2006 14:32 pm
Forum: VR Milling - All Versions
Topic: Transmit Buffer Full-No Response from Controller
Replies: 3
Views: 3990

Transmit Buffer full will only occurs on machines with RS 232 communication. The message indicates that the communication between the PC and machine have failed and after repeated tries to communicate without reply the communication buffer is full. This alarm can be caused by several things. Electri...
by Steve
Thu 02 Mar , 2006 14:24 pm
Forum: VR Milling - All Versions
Topic: I get "Invalid platform code" when connecting
Replies: 2
Views: 2234

Check the machine type displayed at the top of the VR Milling screen. This should match the machine type printed on the machine serial number label. If not select "SETUP" "Machine" from the menu and select the correct machine. :!: Note You will have to exit the machine connection first!