Jump to content


Photo
- - - - -

CREATION PCUT CT1200 - CUTTING PROBLEMS


  • Please log in to reply
13 replies to this topic

#1 rvargas831

rvargas831

    Member

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 15 posts
  • LocationMONTEREY, CALIF.

Posted 26 July 2010 - 11:08 PM

ok folks....i'm very new with vinyl cutting...i have a Creation Pcut CT1200 and using Signcut Pro to make tshirts...my problem is as follows......during the cutting process, it just stops cutting....at the point, i have to close program and restart my computer. once i do this, i access signcut pro again, and my usb coonection is missing....i am sooooo confused and frustrated...everytime is stops cutting in the middle of a project, i have to start all over...= wasted material and time.....ugh frustrated....PLEASE HELP......

#2 dakotagrafx

dakotagrafx

    Advanced Member

  • Super Moderators
  • 13,420 posts
  • LocationColdwater, MI

Posted 26 July 2010 - 11:11 PM

you might want to seriously consider using the serial connection - it is more reliable to many people.  I personally never had a problem but many people have cured this by going serial

#3 rvargas831

rvargas831

    Member

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 15 posts
  • LocationMONTEREY, CALIF.

Posted 26 July 2010 - 11:18 PM

IS A SERIAL CONNECTION THE SAME AS THE USB CORD THAT WAS INCLUDED??

#4 bamafan2277

bamafan2277

    Advanced Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 914 posts
  • LocationLouisville, KY

Posted 27 July 2010 - 04:01 AM

Serial is a older type of connection but offers the data flow that the cutter needs.

Pcut cutters don't have a large onboard memory and sometimes USB connection can dump too much to the cutter and lock it up.

Using a serial to usb keyspan will allow the cutter to receive a constant flow of data that will not clog it up.

You can check some out here. http://www.amazon.co...sl_9n644snxni_b

#5 rvargas831

rvargas831

    Member

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 15 posts
  • LocationMONTEREY, CALIF.

Posted 27 July 2010 - 06:41 AM

thank you sooooooooooooo much...def. going to try the serial connection.....thanks again :)

#6 Rodger

Rodger

    Mr Karma

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 6,175 posts
  • LocationUSC Super Hog Crownsville Md , Weston West Virginia or Deer Lodge Tn

Posted 27 July 2010 - 07:03 AM

I use a serial to serial cord . You might want to try that if you have serial plugs on your computer & cutter  ( Radio Shack sells them = $16 ) .

#7 mabscotthandyman

mabscotthandyman

    Advanced Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 4,274 posts
  • Locationwest virginia

Posted 27 July 2010 - 07:31 AM

I bought a older used refurb. computer as a dedicated cutter computer on Ebay 35.00 with serial port never a bit of problem.



Dan

#8 bamafan2277

bamafan2277

    Advanced Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 914 posts
  • LocationLouisville, KY

Posted 27 July 2010 - 07:56 AM

Yea big thing is if the computer is newer than 5 years old probably no serial port. My laptop don't have one so I got the adapter.

#9 dakotagrafx

dakotagrafx

    Advanced Member

  • Super Moderators
  • 13,420 posts
  • LocationColdwater, MI

Posted 27 July 2010 - 08:27 AM

using the dedicated xp desktop is a great way to go!  I design on one computer and take the design by thumbdrive to the cutter and do the work

#10 rvargas831

rvargas831

    Member

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 15 posts
  • LocationMONTEREY, CALIF.

Posted 27 July 2010 - 03:06 PM

??? YOU GUYS ARE FABLUOUS!!!!!!!!!! I SOOOOO APPRECIATE ALL THE INFO.....OK, SO I WENT OUT AND BROUGHT A SERIAL ADAPTER...TOOK IT HOME AND MY LAPTOP ISNT COMPATABLE....LONG STORY SHORT...ENDED UP BUYING AND RETURNING 5 DIFFERENT SERIAL ADAPTERS...ENDED UP CALLING HP...COME TO FIND OUT..WINDOWS VISTA HAS PROGRAM ERRORS THAT WONT ACCEPT ANY TYPE OF ADAPTER  :thumbsup:.....SO I GUESS I HAVE TO BUY A NEW COMPUTER....:thumbsup:??? BUMMER :-

#11 rvargas831

rvargas831

    Member

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 15 posts
  • LocationMONTEREY, CALIF.

Posted 27 July 2010 - 03:49 PM

DAKO...QUESTION...I'M SUCH A NEWBIE AND NOT VERY COMPUTER SAVY.....WHAT IS A "THUMBDRIVE"????? AND HOW DOES IT WORK?:thumbsup:?YOU MEAN I DONT HAVDE TO HAVE A COMPUTER CONNECTED TO MY CUTTER?:thumbsup:

#12 Mz SKEETER

Mz SKEETER

    Advanced Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 9,671 posts
  • LocationOUT OF THIS WORLD

Posted 27 July 2010 - 03:56 PM

as example only : a usb thumb drive/ flash drive

http://cgi.ebay.com/...=item5d28df7fc9

#13 rvargas831

rvargas831

    Member

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 15 posts
  • LocationMONTEREY, CALIF.

Posted 27 July 2010 - 04:06 PM

:thumbsup: oohhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.....ok.....i'll get this stuff down sooner or later....thank you :thumbsup:

#14 dakotagrafx

dakotagrafx

    Advanced Member

  • Super Moderators
  • 13,420 posts
  • LocationColdwater, MI

Posted 27 July 2010 - 06:43 PM

The computer connected to the cutter doesn't have to be all that powerful




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users