[Fab] vinyl cutter
c1 at caseyc.net
Sun Apr 21 00:09:25 UTC 2013
Talking to the vinyl cutter is easy. It speaks HPGL, and Inkscape will
do it. However, it has an internal USB-RS232 converter that currently is
However! The cutter also has a RS-232 port. So if have a way to talk
that, then you should be able to use inkscape to cut just fine. I
believe Rubin has done this - he'd know the details.
FWIW, the proprietary software requires a license, which Noisebridge has
legally purchased. I have it. If you want access, let me know. I should
probably vinyl-cut a sticker with the license key on it :-)
On 4/16/13 1:21 PM, Sean Kolk wrote:
> someone (cory?) mentioned running the vinyl cutter on a vertual
> machine (on a mac in window) just wondering if there is a guide to
> setting that up.
> (the desktop is getting regular use- would be great to have all fab
> machines off laptops and the software install guides on the wiki ,
> that being said they might be!)
> -Sean Kolk
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> Fab at lists.noisebridge.net
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