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gmpress2k

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entering text
« on: September 02, 2017, 07:38:01 AM »
I am new at all this. Getting ready to order a system. I will need to burn data (name, date, type of wood) in an arch. Will I be able to form the arch with the units software or must I do that in a different program and then enter that into the laser program?

Thanks for the reply's. I am considering EleksLaser A5 Pro Desktop 500mw. I am a hobbyist woodturner and I want to burn my name on the bottom of bowls and such. Will not be using it a lot. I assume the T2 software is from Benbox?
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Re: entering text
« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2017, 07:56:06 AM »
What software do you plan on using? T2 will do arched letters. You can also just use an art software like inkscape or photoshop to make what you want and export it as an image.  Inkscape is free but not the easiest to work with.  When you get closer to deciding on a machine, share your choices and we can give you an opinion on them. 
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Re: entering text
« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2017, 08:06:26 AM »
When you get closer to deciding on a machine, share your choices and we can give you an opinion on them.

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Re: entering text
« Reply #3 on: September 02, 2017, 08:57:50 AM »
You can download T2Laser and test it without a machine. It does arc text and you can setup templates if you do repetitive jobs.