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by Daven
Thu Jul 04, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Help or advice required please
Topic: Laser wondering off mid-job
Replies: 5
Views: 119

Re: Laser wondering off mid-job

Hi Kim,
No sorry - without seeing the plans etc - I would give HPC a call ;)

Best
Dave
by Daven
Wed Jul 03, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Help or advice required please
Topic: Engraving a photo onto plywood
Replies: 2
Views: 58

Re: Engraving a photo onto plywood

IrfanView and GIMP are good for converting to grayscale and adding dithering ;)

Best
Dave
by Daven
Sun Jun 30, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: Help or advice required please
Topic: Rush job...problem
Replies: 3
Views: 88

Re: Rush job...problem

Easy done when adjusting the table height ;)

Best
Dave
by Daven
Sat Jun 29, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: Help or advice required please
Topic: Rush job...problem
Replies: 3
Views: 88

Re: Rush job...problem

Check the power output on the machine panel menu including 2nd level down.

Best
Dave
by Daven
Wed Jun 26, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Help or advice required please
Topic: Laser wondering off mid-job
Replies: 5
Views: 119

Re: Laser wondering off mid-job

It maybe a memory issue - is there old jobs in the memory or is the file large? Does it do it on a small line of text sey in the middle of the table?

Best
Dave
by Daven
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: Login and say Hello
Topic: Saying Hi.
Replies: 1
Views: 64

Re: Saying Hi.

Hi Gordon,
Welcome to the forum ;)

I used to do a lot of woodturning and bought a 3020 to cut veneer for clock faces, now don't have time to do any woodturning :-(

Best
Dave
by Daven
Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Help or advice required please
Topic: Reliable source for replacement laser tubes
Replies: 4
Views: 96

Re: Reliable source for replacement laser tubes

Even if there were anyone who can match the quality of service and price as HPC, they run and pay for this site so I think it's only fair not to post other suppliers ;) I have seen many tales of tubes being broken in transit leaving the customer to fight it out with the supplier. HPC only deliver in...
by Daven
Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: Help or advice required please
Topic: Reliable source for replacement laser tubes
Replies: 4
Views: 96

Re: Reliable source for replacement laser tubes

HPC is the only place to go Rob ;)
by Daven
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: Help or advice required please
Topic: HPC 3050 won't start engraving process
Replies: 3
Views: 89

Re: HPC 3050 won't start engraving process

It may be a config file issue - did you get the HPC laser install disk?

If so if you select Download CNG from the download window, see if that helps.

Best
Dave
by Daven
Mon Jun 03, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: House insurance
Replies: 2
Views: 91

Re: House insurance

I have not found an insurance company who will cover the lasers for sensible money either in or out of the house, hobby or professional small company. Mine are not in the house so the risk is contained to the workshop I use. Most companies do not really understand them and the only thing they can co...