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== Differences between stock Silvertail lasercutter with Lasercut53 software and current lasercutter set-up with smoothiware controller and Lightburn software ==
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* No need to download to the cutter
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* The equivalent of 'Run Box' to get the extent of your cut is the 'Frame' button.
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* Ignore the controls on the cutter itself. The LCD panel currently does nothing.
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* Z axis adjustment is via software on the PC, choose a smallish step size and keep pressing the up/down z axis buttons. Little steps take it easy!
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* [https://lightburnsoftware.com/pages/tutorials Lightburn tutorials]
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[[Silvertail A0 Laser Cutter/Upgrade Notes from HPC to stock Silvertail]]

Revision as of 20:51, 24 February 2020

Work-in-progress.


Differences between stock Silvertail lasercutter with Lasercut53 software and current lasercutter set-up with smoothiware controller and Lightburn software

  • No need to download to the cutter
  • The equivalent of 'Run Box' to get the extent of your cut is the 'Frame' button.
  • Ignore the controls on the cutter itself. The LCD panel currently does nothing.
  • Z axis adjustment is via software on the PC, choose a smallish step size and keep pressing the up/down z axis buttons. Little steps take it easy!
  • Lightburn tutorials


Silvertail A0 Laser Cutter/Upgrade Notes from HPC to stock Silvertail