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by Picengraver
Sun Mar 22, 2020 11:55 am
Forum: CNC Controller Discussions
Topic: Picsender and Triquetra 3 Axis
Replies: 3
Views: 111

Re: Picsender and Triquetra 3 Axis

Bob,
At the bottom of the main PicSender screen is a HELP button. Click it, then click on the Tutorials button in the popup Help page.
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by Picengraver
Sun Mar 22, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: CNC Controller Discussions
Topic: Picsender and Triquetra 3 Axis
Replies: 3
Views: 111

Re: Picsender and Triquetra 3 Axis

Bob, I use one of the first Triquetra plates with PicSender, with the Triquetra code loaded into the Quick Codes feature of PicSender. I also use it with the Probe feature of PicSender to probe one axis at a time. More info on these features can be found in the Tutorial. (click Help >>> click Tutori...
by Picengraver
Thu Feb 27, 2020 5:52 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: PicSender update released
Replies: 0
Views: 420

PicSender update released

PicSender ver. 3.3.2 is now available. It adds a selectable jog feature.
As ususal, registered users may update at no charge.
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by Picengraver
Tue Feb 04, 2020 3:22 am
Forum: Hardware Discussions
Topic: pep5 download
Replies: 3
Views: 813

Re: pep5 download

Erwin,
I sent you a followup email. Maybe it went to your spam folder?
We would appreciate knowing whether or not you were successful in registering PicEngrave Pro 5 on your new computer.
Thank you.
John Champlain
by Picengraver
Fri Jan 24, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: Hardware Discussions
Topic: Looking for advice / recommendations on laser CNC
Replies: 3
Views: 309

Re: Looking for advice / recommendations on laser CNC

Well, there are no laser diodes that will cut 1/4 ply single pass. And be leery of any laser diodes advertised to be over 7 watts. For cutting 1/4 ply single pass, you will have to go with a CO2 machine (probably around 100 watts or better), but that brings up another problem. To have a CO2 with a 3...
by Picengraver
Fri Dec 27, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: PicSender
Topic: Idea for future feature?
Replies: 1
Views: 375

Re: Idea for future feature?

Thanks Bruce. Interesting idea. I have added it to my list and will give some consideration as to how best to implement such a feature.
John
by Picengraver
Sat Dec 21, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: PicSender
Topic: Locking Stepper Motors
Replies: 1
Views: 248

Re: Locking Stepper Motors

Bob, a setting has to be changed in grbl to "lock" the steppers. It is $1=x (step idle delay, msec), and x shown here needs to be 255. From PicSender, click the yellow GRBL button, then click Edit Settings on the Grbl screen. Change whatever number is after the = in setting $1, and change ...
by Picengraver
Fri Dec 20, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Hardware Discussions
Topic: OptLaser/X-Carve
Replies: 1
Views: 432

Re: OptLaser/X-Carve

BEEMAN,
Sorry, we do not have any experience with an OptLaser here. Perhaps some others here do, but you probably will get quicker help posting on a Facebook group or the Inventables forum.
John Champlain
by Picengraver
Thu Dec 19, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: PicSender
Topic: PicSender v3 Update Released
Replies: 11
Views: 1855

Re: PicSender v3 Update Released

There is an issue that has affected some system configurations. The latest update has been temporarily withdrawn as this is resolved. It should be fixed and a new update released soon. Please check back in a couple of days. We apologize for the problem.
John Champlain

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