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  2. Letters like S and O, U, C wil not be the same height as the T, A, N, I, L, etc. The rounded tops and bottoms will be slightly beyond the 'straight' edges of squared-off letters. This has nothing to do with what you're experiencing, but is just good info to keep in mind anyway. In any case, the instructions within the above tutorial video show how to calibrate the 'Cutter Scale" (11:30 timestamp)
  3. The text height setting and the actual height setting are not the same thing. The text height accounts for letters like g that hang below the bottom of the letters. Although this particular font, I would expect the text height and the actual height to be the same. I've never understood the point of that setting, I'm assuming it comes from an older type set mind set when people had to manually pace the dies in the printers. If you cut this image and it was 6" high, then you have a scaling issue and need to calibrate your software/cutter. The image should have cut at 6.2" tall and 31" wide.
  4. Last week
  5. I need my font to be 6 inches tall. I found that the PHYSICAL height needs to be set to 6.0 to achieve this (not the object height). When I set the physical height to 6, you can see the object height is shown at 6.209. I'm not really sure what the purpose of this value is, as it is not accurate because when I do the cut, it's 6 inches tall. Here's my problem. I need to be able to tell my customer how wide the text will be. The shown value of 31.027 is also not correct. When I cut this image it was 6"H but 30.93"W not 31.027 like the software said. How do I get an accurate object width to give to my client? I need them to approve it before I cut.
  6. ChuckTerry

    Grounding

    Just wanted to mention something on this in case anyone passes by. There are two types of static that plotter owners generally try to eliminate: static buildup in the vinyl material (Most common) and static discharge between the cutter and the stand (arcing). The two are very much the same problem. You can solve these issues in MANY different ways as evidenced by the countless posts here and on the web in general. The first step you should take is doing a check of your building's ground connections. If you didn't wire it yourself and test it afterwards, assume it's bad. This is a great suggestion assuming you know the outlet is grounded, but you should ALWAYS verify this. If your outlet is bad or someone who didn't know what they were doing replaced ANY item along that wiring branch, you could have a bad ground. This is especially true if you operate out of an older building. While you could go off the assumption that a chassis ground will work effectively, induction is a bitch, and it only gets worse if you have carpet or a dust collection system. Side note: If you operate out of your home, pull your stove out and make sure that the neutral and ground bond has been removed, or better yet, have an electrician do it. Yes. If you bought your stand separately, it may have came with a grounding kit. I trust the one in attached photo about as far as I can throw it, hence why it's still in the packaging. Metal to metal contact at multiple positions. On my MH 1351, I have two ground connections. They run from right beside where the rubber feet sit on the stand directly to a modified plug/cord that powers my machine. Upgrading is the best solution overall. We can discuss mitigation all day long, but it's time consuming, and there are countless factors that can attribute to static problems. This is great advice, but it's absolutely imperative that you do not use the antistatic kit and ground the stand at the same time. Feedback discharge will very quickly fry an I/O board, especially if you're connected over USB rather than serial. Vinyl Capacitor (Cardboard roll, release liner, material) Rollers (including bearing grease which may contribute) Plastic/Metal Roller Arm Stand Assembly Ground Wire Plotter Voltage Source When you use an anti-static kit and a grounding wire between the stand and device, you are creating a battery that tries to charge itself by creating a very direct link between the chassis and part of the capacitor. If you're connected over USB, you are introducing yet another ground loop within that system. As for the electronics wizards that will try to challenge that with "Isolation Transformers" and similar arguments: Electricity is nothing more than a magnetic field. Measurable current is near instantaneous upon circuit completion while voltage is much slower. Your Vinyl Roll is an effective capacitor so you have a large RC circuit sitting on top of everything else. Low end machines do not have the technology onboard to detect, track, and counter this problem.
  7. slice&dice

    Full version Signblazer Download (all cutters)

    BigBull, please go to the above posting Bearly Rich has made available with the version that has the patch already done, just remember to disable your security software first, that installer will appear dangerous (it's not). If you still encounter problems, check back with us.
  8. bigbull

    Full version Signblazer Download (all cutters)

    ok guys am new here i have tried downloading the uk version but cant do the patch for it as cant open it to read what i have to do if someone can help me
  9. Earlier
  10. darcshadow

    VM LTR, DSR Software 2 yr review

    I've never tried to get support, but I've not had any of the problems you are describing while running Win 11, 64- bit.
  11. I just want to air this out. I have used VM software for a while. I started with a LTR and paid extra for the DSR. After about 2 years of use, I can tell you what others that used this software confirmed. 1 - Software support is terrible. Its all outsourced and they ONLY quote FYI pages and answering questions like robots. There is no personalization. There is no answer to specific questions. Just copy and paste book answer. Good luck asking random question. You will jsut get the same copy and paste book answer. Straight up terrible. None of their copy and paste answer work on the problems anyway. If you tell them it didnt work - they will just stop replying completely ignore you!!!!! They will not try to troubleshoot an issue at all. They dont even ask you what system you have to see if its compatible. Just random copy and paste book answer. There is no personality in their service!!! Typical outsource issue! 2 - Software crashes all the time. Software is made for 32 bit version of windows while many of us have a 64 bit - making things very unstable. Many times after software crashes, file is unrecoverable. If you didnt make a backup of the file - you are crap out of luck. I have a win 10, with Intel 7 processor and 16gb of ram which should be plenty to run it. I even reinstalled the windows to a fresh copy and same thing happens. 3 - Spool queue always leaves the jobs hanging when you try to send a new job. You have to delete each job you sent separately. It does not work like most printers out there where you send the job and it clears up. This software does not do that. Each time I send a job - Yes, there are some good features in the software but the fact that software crashes all the time and each job has to be deleted manually before next one is sent to the spool queue is a big NO NO. I already switched over to another software but I figure I give new people some feedback. DONT WASTE YOUR MONEY on this software!
  12. The LCD display does not turn on and I cannot use the plotter
  13. slice&dice

    printing

    FILE menu -- Print. (all versions) (or, click on the Printer icon within the upper toolbar, or Use CTRL+P key combo) Simples.
  14. Wildgoose

    printing

    Vinyl Master Pro will for sure.
  15. Guest

    printing

    are we able to print with any printer hooked up to the computer using this software??
  16. jhonny

    Vectored tennis racket

    Yes! You need criss crossed racket. Because The main strings, or mains, are those that run vertically from the throat to the tip of the frame. The number of main strings is always listed first. The number 18 refers to the number of cross strings. The crosses, as they are often called, run horizontally across the racquet.
  17. jhonny

    Heat press pillow

    What do they do? Heat press pillows squishmallow go inside shirts or under surfaces that you are heat applying vinyl onto. They allow thick seams, zippers, buttons, pockets, collars, and other burdens to be absorbed into the pillow so that you can get an even pressure to apply your vinyl.
  18. dwp99

    SummaCut D60 loading 6 inch width vinyl help?

    Wild Goose I just marked up the OP's photo. I went over to my Summa D60 and tried to replicate the same photo. I used a piece of paper so it could be seen better. The pinch rollers are all the way down, the one on the right is in the detent, the left one isn't in the detent. The carriage is pushed all the way to the carriage (right) and you can't see the downward pointing white arrow on the right side like you can in the OP's photo. The only way I could get the far right white arrow to show in the photo was to, lift the pinch rollers and slide the carriage over to the right, which drug the pinch roller off of the white paper and grit roller. The white paper is positioned to cover the right end of the grit roller. You'll also notice the gap between the edge of the paper and the knife holder is further apart than my photo above but the same as the OP's photo. I added the OP's photo just so it would be close to my post. There is no way my Summa's carriage will go that far past the right pinch roller. That's the only reason I mentioned it in my post. Maybe the newer Summa plotters will.
  19. MZ SKEETER

    Licencia

    Follow the instructions here. https://faq.future.support/index.php?action=artikel&cat=44&id=155&artlang=en
  20. slice&dice

    Full version Signblazer Download (all cutters)

    Eh, whatzzup, dach? (doc) Why not just reinstall SignBlazer -- the non-nag version that shows as V7 after install (HELP menu/about) that Rich has kindly provided (linked a few posts above). The Library (DRAW menu) is one of the features that I've always loved about this program. It has a collection of cut-ready graphics that constantly lets me complete designs with just the right accent or flourish or visual item that matches whatever sign I'm making. I once had the opportunity to even insert JesusChrist into an Easter Sunday placard for a church (along with one of the nice mason crosses). Yeah, that Library is filled with surprises, thanks to Jerry, who placed an assortment of things in there which are really, really useful to signmakers. I encourage people who utilize another design/cut program to install a copy of SBE just to have access to the Library! (once you drag a choice from the Library into the pink-outlined design space, just Export as .eps and then Import to your other application to use it as you need)
  21. Guest

    Licencia

    Which one is the codes ?? we have just the PSN .
  22. dacholiday

    Full version Signblazer Download (all cutters)

    I still use Signblazer, as I no longer need it for business purposes, just personal. My hardrive failed last year so I had to install a new one, and used a backup to restore all my data, but it appears the Library did not install. I just realized this today, as I normally create my own graphics, but I needed an arrow so went to library. It shows all the symbols, but none will activate. Any ideas?
  23. Wildgoose

    SummaCut D60 loading 6 inch width vinyl help?

    In this pic you reposted they have the left one moved off the detent position and that's most likely the problem. Left set and the right slides. Your question about the cutting head is valid if the cutter is turned on in this pic because it will move over, self check and then park just inside the right roller. It could be the angle of the shot because one of the other I couldn't see the pics roller due to the carriage head being where it should be. Perhaps they shut it off and pushed the head over?
  24. dwp99

    SummaCut D60 loading 6 inch width vinyl help?

    I'm really not sure since I don't use Summa Cut or GoSign. I'm a Flexisign user. There is one thing that I noticed on your D60. The knife head is on the right of the right pinch roller. I went back to my summa D60 which is an older 24" cut plotter and my knife head is in between the left and right pinch rollers. I don't know if Summa made a change in the D60's over time. Can you push the knife head past the pinch rollers? I can't push the knife head past either of the pinch rollers on my D60. Does your D60 have 3 pinch rollers? If it does that explains the reason it can pass the center pinch roller.
  25. slice&dice

    BLINKING GREEN SET UP LIGHT !!!!!

    CuttingPlotterNewbie, hey there! It seems that your machine is failing to pass the start-up self-test procedure. Normally, when you power up the unit, three things will occur: 1} The blade carriage will move along the rail to the far right and stop. (X) 2} The grit rollers will spin back and forth (Y) 3} The blade holder will rise and fall (Z) When this does not happen, the reason can be several things, among them a blown circuit on the motherboard, or perhaps a bad internal cable connection somewhere, or a malfunction of the 'stop switch' (red button) that tells the cutter that the carriage has moved to the home position. We cannot troubleshoot long-distance, so get your philips screwdriver and start pulling the machine apart and take a look inside for anything obviously disconnected or out of place.
  26. MZ SKEETER

    BLINKING GREEN SET UP LIGHT !!!!!

    The OP hasn't been on here for over a year. Contact Vevor, your tech support. There is only a handful of members that answer questions on here and they don't own a VEVOR. Or try what was mentioned above your post. No one has stated that the above Vevor was fixed.
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