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Benbox Firmware Setup
« on: March 15, 2017, 06:11:18 AM »
For the users who prefer to use the Benbox software.
Attached is the following:
  • Eleks-Benbox.hex (benbox firmware hex file)
  • How to upload rom.gif
  • Benbox.jpg

The gif file shows how to upload the firmware to the nano board through Benbox.

The Benbox.jpg shows the basic layout of Benbox as well as the most commonly used settings. These settings are more or less tailored to our low powered laser machines.
Laser: A5 2000mw with L7 Board / A3 2500mw PWM with Mana SE -- All using T2Laser
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Re: Benbox Firmware Setup
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2017, 12:39:01 AM »
hi, i'm new from italy...
i've buy a elekslaser a3 with mana SE, but benbox don't work. i read that i need to flash with ELEKS-BENBOX.HEX but i'm not sure ... what kind of board is mana SE ? nano or?
the program connect with the board but do nothing.
another question...after i flash to work to benbox, i need to re-flash to work with another program ( ex.  t2laser or elkscam) )
sorry for my english and tnx to all.
« Last Edit: April 11, 2017, 12:52:50 AM by beusx »

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Re: Benbox Firmware Setup
« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2017, 05:09:55 AM »
Although T2Laser will work with the Benbox or EleksCAM firmware (hex) you get the best performance and most features using the newer Grbl 1.1 firmware. The current default in T2Laser is Grbl 1.1e.

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Re: Benbox Firmware Setup
« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2017, 05:30:08 AM »
ok, tnx for reply, but if i flash with this firmware, after, the laser work with eleks software or i must re-flash? i would like use both programs.
tnx again

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Re: Benbox Firmware Setup
« Reply #4 on: April 11, 2017, 09:29:54 AM »
If you use the mana.hex (0.9i) it will work with EleksCAM and T2Laser, but not Benbox.

You won't get all of the features in T2Laser though, including dynamic laser control and real time overrides as they require 1.1. There's nothing in EleksCAM that you can't do in T2Laser, and there are many things in T2Laser not available in their software. Pick one and learn it, you'll get the best results.

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Re: Benbox Firmware Setup
« Reply #5 on: April 11, 2017, 09:34:19 AM »
Ok tnx so much.... I think that i bit t2.... PayPal is ok ti patate ? Tnx

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Re: Benbox Firmware Setup
« Reply #6 on: April 11, 2017, 11:16:18 AM »
You should register from the software, it is a PayPal link.

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Re: Benbox Firmware Setup
« Reply #7 on: April 11, 2017, 11:38:35 AM »
you will not regret it  8)
Laser: A5 2000mw with L7 Board / A3 2500mw PWM with Mana SE -- All using T2Laser
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Re: Benbox Firmware Setup
« Reply #8 on: April 12, 2017, 03:13:17 AM »
ok i've buy it :) so...where i can get the code to register? tnx! :)