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  1. Either do it yourself or get an electrician to...

    Either do it yourself or get an electrician to wire in a regular switched outlet. Very easy to do, put a regular light switch wherever you want it that you flip on and off to switch the outlet. ...
  2. The default mode on the CW-5X00 chillers is...

    The default mode on the CW-5X00 chillers is "Intelligent" mode which will chill to a set number of degrees based on ambient temperature in the room. The recommendations I've seen is to turn that off...
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    I've got a Radian 3D Fiber, and have spent quite...

    I've got a Radian 3D Fiber, and have spent quite a bit of time talking to Tom the CEO in person at a couple of different shows and he's a good guy. While I have done some 3D work with mine, I admit...
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    You can manually set the IP address on your...

    You can manually set the IP address on your Epilog machine, and that's the best thing to do. Manual is here: ...
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    Off topic response, but if you're using a Boss,...

    Off topic response, but if you're using a Boss, You may want to replace the RDWorks software that it came with and give LightBurn a try. Much more user friendly than RDWorks and has a lot more...
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    I believe that the majority of your problem is...

    I believe that the majority of your problem is the missing fonts that you don't have on your system. When Corel does the font substitution, it picks something close which may or may not have the...
  7. Click on the "Donate" link at the top of the page...

    Click on the "Donate" link at the top of the page and consider becoming a contributor to the forums. Can be done for as little as $6 per year, then you can see the images and help support the...
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    The 3000 is not a chiller, just a water pump...

    The 3000 is not a chiller, just a water pump basically. The 5000 is an actual chiller. Spend the extra money and get the 5000. During warm weather, you won't regret it.
  9. I have the exact same issue on our 100W machine...

    I have the exact same issue on our 100W machine with 1/4 Baltic birch sometimes. It's the wood. We got a bad batch here a bit back and had tons of problems. The best thing I've found, is to run...
  10. It's going to be something with the autofocus...

    It's going to be something with the autofocus pens. If the sensor is tripped on the autofocus, it will stop the bed from going up so it doesn't hit anything. That's part of the "safety" in the...
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    You have to get set up with a reseller account to...

    You have to get set up with a reseller account to log in and get pricing. I don't believe there's anything that would prevent me from saying the following though. If you guy in quantities of 60 or...
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    I've bought bulk from China a couple of times now...

    I've bought bulk from China a couple of times now and have had good luck. The worst part is the shipping time and duty and handling charges on the US side. Almost as much as the coasters and...
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    I just put a solenoid on ours to be able to...

    I just put a solenoid on ours to be able to control the air assist. I used this valve: ...
  14. If you are just hitting "Start" on your software...

    If you are just hitting "Start" on your software to start the scan, that's what you see. If you transfer the file via the software to the Ruida, then hit the file button and load that file, you will...
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    Completely understand. Thanks.

    Completely understand. Thanks.
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    At least in the Ruida controllers, there are...

    At least in the Ruida controllers, there are separate acceleration numbers for Scanning and cutting. I was only changing the numbers in the scanning section, so I don't think it should make any...
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    That was all part of my testing process as well,...

    That was all part of my testing process as well, doing some test engravings to ensure that I wasn't messing with engraving quality, etc. Overall, I'm happy with the changes, has cut the engraving...
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    OK, wanted to follow up on this. Sat down with...

    OK, wanted to follow up on this. Sat down with both lasers and started comparing things yesterday. Not the easiest thing, as one uses SmartCarve as it's native software and the other RDWorks. ...
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    Kev is 100% correct, I'm talking about the...

    Kev is 100% correct, I'm talking about the distance the head travels past the edges of the engraving. Our CamFive machine at 500mm/s will travel about 1/2" past but our Boss laser will travel about...
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    Go grab a copy of Lightburn. I run it on our...

    Go grab a copy of Lightburn. I run it on our CamFive machine that uses SmartCarve just fine, and it's light years ahead of either SmartCarve or RDWorks. Very user friendly, active development form...
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    Actually, we have a laser that uses SmartCarve,...

    Actually, we have a laser that uses SmartCarve, and it is a Ruida controller with a different firmware in it, and works just fine with LightBurn.
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    Adjusting overscan on Ruida?

    Is it possible to adjust the amount of overscan on a ruida 644x controller? I've got two different lasers running ruida controllers, and one of them has a ton more overscan at similar speeds than...
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    I've got a 30w 3D MOPA fiber from Radian Lasers...

    I've got a 30w 3D MOPA fiber from Radian Lasers here in the US. http://www.radianlaser.com/ Chinese sourced, but with US sales and support. Met them in person at a show, and have been fairly...
  24. Don't worry about the clunky software. Get...

    Don't worry about the clunky software. Get something that has a Ruida controller in it and pick up a copy of LightBurn. It's light years ahead of any of the Chinese software, and very affordable. ...
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    You are correct, they are obviously set for the...

    You are correct, they are obviously set for the 70x70 lens focal point then. For the focus on your 200x200 lens, you would have to manually measure it. I have our set for the lens that I use most,...
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