I finished assembling my MPCNC yesterday and have been trying to work my way through Estlcam & Repteier Host on my way to successful carving & engraving.
I tried following the mini tutorial here and when I loaded the vector image in Estlcam and scaled it all went fine. I saved CNC and then opened it in R-Host. The image was visible but was “hanging” off of the edge of the grid. How do I move it?
I then ran the print and it worked ok. I am having some strangeness with zero & start point but that may be operator headspace.
When I downloaded or created other DXF images and processed them through Estlcam all went well but after the very first image I opened none of them are visible in R-Host. The grid is visible but no image. I have tried various views and zooms to no avail. I would think that in a 2d/2.5d drawing that I would use the “top” view. Is that correct?
They print ok. Still some issues to work through but I am getting a print.
Lastly, in Estlcam I created text for a plaque and it played well with some fonts but when using the fonts that I really wanted it would lock up when I hit the “preview” or “ok” button when finished. Is there a fix/workaround? Or do I need to “test drive” fonts to make sure that they play with Estlcam. Yes, I rebooted my PC and tried with only Estlcam running on Win7 Pro 64bit.