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Low power mode does not work
« on: November 01, 2016, 01:08:04 PM »
when i turn on the laser in this software it is always at 100% power. I have the low light set to 16 not sure what the problem is.


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Re: Low power mode does not work
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2016, 02:06:19 PM »
Benbox only supports laser power on their own Benbox machines, but they're tiny. You probably have a larger machine with the Eleks Maker board or some clone of it.

You can convert to Grbl and PWM may work but you won't be able to use Benbox anymore.


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Re: Low power mode does not work
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2016, 07:38:29 PM »

If it came with EleksBoard or LX board brand, they don't support Benbox Laser Power setting on the software.
But there is another board manufacturer, ACAN, which support the laser power setting on the BENBOX Software.
The board usually came with PWM board which attached before the laser.
EleksBoard doesn't come  with this.

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« Last Edit: November 01, 2016, 07:47:09 PM by RVTMSW »
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