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« Reply #15 on: March 28, 2016, 05:30:14 AM »
If someone from Europe is interested in a German translation of T2Laser Intro and Manual, please contact Zax. I provided the 10t version to him.

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« Reply #16 on: March 28, 2016, 06:06:56 AM »
Thanks to Klaus for translating the T2Laser manual to German.

Thanks to Massimiliano for his Italian translation of the manual.

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« Last Edit: March 30, 2016, 11:19:39 AM by Zax »

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« Reply #17 on: March 28, 2016, 08:40:38 AM »
Nice work Klaus...!!!
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« Reply #18 on: March 30, 2016, 05:27:45 AM »
I just uploaded v1.1a, which now has multi-language support.

Some of the translations may be incorrect, you can blame Google for those  ;)

The exception is the German translation which Klaus helped with, many thanks!

I am currently offering 50% off registration for forum members, so it's only $19.97 and includes 1 year of updates and unlimited e-mail support.

I've had a lot of interest from other sources (T2Laser is published on CNET, ZD and Softpedia) so hopefully this will get them to join here so we can all contribute to the community.

Your support with registrations, suggestions and feedback helps continue development and improve the program - and I very much value it.

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« Reply #19 on: March 31, 2016, 11:08:09 AM »
Success :)

my friend Georg engraved the pictures successfully. Sadely I can't Show a photo in the moment. First calibration for X and Y was made. After that we had to mirror axis with the $3=6 command. So, thanks to Zax making this possible. Without wanting to blame my friend, it's always very hard for me to get him to the right soint and that he understand what needs to be done. :) So I also knock on my shoulders. :) :) :)

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« Reply #20 on: March 31, 2016, 11:54:32 AM »
That's great news Klaus.

I am happy to hear Georg is making progress.

$3=6 would reverse Y and Z axis directions, but we don't have Z so you only need $3=2.

If he has the standard machine it should not require any direction port mask.

Did you use T2Laser to install the settings or edit manually?

I added firmware upload capability to T2Laser in addition to settings, so you can do everything in the program which helps beginners.

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« Reply #21 on: March 31, 2016, 01:07:17 PM »
Hi Zax,

I didn't look at Z. I tried $3=2 but I couldn't see any change when moving axis. I use GRBL Controller to set the Parameter.
Georg situated the laser different on his desk and I had problems to find a real position where jog Buttons where equal to movement.
I also wasn't Aware that I can change Setting from T2Laser. Do you have a manual for that? Georg told me that he would like to see
where the laser is just working in the job. My only solution was showing him GRBL-controller. I think a realtime view is not very important, and
I offered it as a workaround.  I'm waiting for my Controller to set up some linear rails and 2 Motors to tinker a bit and find out more. CNC shiled V4 is ordered too.

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« Reply #22 on: March 31, 2016, 03:24:51 PM »
The latest version of T2Laser allows you to upload firmware and default parameters (the same ones I have posted), it doesn't allow changing individual parameters (I can add this in a future version). These features are shown in the conversion document.

I found updating the display with the current laser position caused performance issues when processing very large files containing small segments. Grbl has a very small buffer (only 127 characters) so it is important to keep it full or the look-ahead motion planner won't be optimized. It also seems unnecessary as you can look at the machine and see exactly where the laser is.

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« Reply #23 on: March 31, 2016, 11:31:23 PM »
Zax,
I have seen that you posted something about firmware upload and parameters, but I really didn't understand all of it.
I'll take a closer look again and hopefully understand it.
Realtime view isn't an issue, Georg only saw that it's included in other software. My answer was same than yours Zax and he has to accept that.
I think he is not aware of buffer underruns and so on.

Thanks Klaus

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« Reply #24 on: March 31, 2016, 11:41:21 PM »
Okay, I now understand. I couldn't try it without a controller board and I was thinking about from where T2Laser will download the firmware and parameters.
I'll see it when having my own controller. :)

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« Reply #25 on: April 01, 2016, 12:48:46 AM »
I translated the conversion manual to understand more (included). The place where to store the parameter file etc., is still not clear to me. Even if the firmware is directly downloaded from Inet or has to be stored somewhere. Sorry but I don't understand it exactly.

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« Reply #26 on: April 01, 2016, 10:15:31 AM »
I was thinking about from where T2Laser will download the firmware and parameters.Klaus

Klaus,

The firmware and parameters are stored within my program.

I thought it might help people switch over from Benbox.

- Zax.

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« Reply #27 on: April 01, 2016, 11:30:04 AM »
Okay, that makes it clear to me.
Really good to know and nice Feature.

Thanks Klaus

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« Reply #28 on: April 02, 2016, 12:54:10 PM »
Klaus,

The firmware and parameters are stored within my program.

I thought it might help people switch over from Benbox.

- Zax.

Ah, brilliant. This had a me a wee bit confused at first. So, you don't have to track down a separate hex file?

I really like the look of this software. Think I'll  buy a copy shortly :) Great job!
« Last Edit: April 02, 2016, 01:01:48 PM by RuralAccent »
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« Reply #29 on: April 02, 2016, 02:49:48 PM »
So, you don't have to track down a separate hex file?

Correct.

It currently installs a Grbl 0.9 hex and base settings, which should work with most of the Eleks Maker systems. I can also compile a hex with Grbl 0.8 so you don't have to move the jumper but you'd lose the benefits of PWM which is a major reason to upgrade in the first place.

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