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tnkgunner

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Eleksmark A3 Greyscale
« on: August 12, 2017, 12:29:23 PM »
Has anyone successfully done a greyscale burn on wood with the A3 2.5W laser engraver using T2Laser Software, I have tried many different setups and it never presents a true Greyscale image, so I am wondering if I am doing something wrong or is the machine just capable of doing true greyscale.

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Re: Eleksmark A3 Greyscale
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2017, 01:54:56 PM »
You can achieve excellent grey scale burns with any laser, even if it's a non-TTL (2-wire) module.

If it's a TTL module (3-wire) it should be producing grey scale with the default parameters, or with a non-TTL I would recommend Velocity mode to get the best results.

Show us what you are getting and we can help.

Here are some examples: https://www.facebook.com/pg/T2Laser-1131054193677053/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1449597748489361

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Re: Eleksmark A3 Greyscale
« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2017, 02:14:46 PM »
here is a nice recent thread about grayscale and non TTL lasers
http://benboxlaser.us/index.php/topic,1461.0/topicseen.html
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Re: Eleksmark A3 Greyscale
« Reply #3 on: August 18, 2017, 08:38:44 AM »
Thanks guys I will check these out later.  I am no longer using T2 at this time because my desktop sh** the bed and I don't have the funds to pay for the transfer license right now.  I am using a free program called Laser GRBL and it is working okay, it's missing a few of the things I got used to with T2 but I really haven't gotten an oppurtunity to play with it yet.  Hopefully this weekend.
« Last Edit: August 18, 2017, 08:41:29 AM by tnkgunner »