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HD5 and mini 4th axis

Postby JackW » Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:19 am

Has anyone tried the mini 4th axis with Vcarve desktop? I just purchased this HD5 and when I try to follow the manual, the Vcarve does not seem to have an option for the 4th axis. There is supposed to be a 'Gadgets" menu option and that is missing. The 4th axis came with my machine and software when I purchased the HD5.
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Re: HD5 and mini 4th axis

Postby JackW » Thu Nov 07, 2019 11:49 am

I will answer my own post in case anyone runs into this.... The Next Wave documentation on the mini 4th axis is incorrect. There is a Vcarve video with the software that shows how to use the 4th axis.
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Re: HD5 and mini 4th axis

Postby Sandow12 » Tue Jan 21, 2020 8:51 pm

I also got this package. Cant decide what to make. Have you done anything yet.
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Re: HD5 and mini 4th axis

Postby sharkcutup » Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:11 am

"GADGETS" is not a feature in V-Carve Desktop. It is an available feature in Aspire and V-Carve Pro.

According to the Vectric Website the 4th axis is a feature of V-Carve Desktop. I have V-Carve Pro and am not able to advise where the 4th axis may be located in V-Carve Desktop. Maybe someone else will chime in on this thread that can provide that information for you.

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