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Scanner compatability

Post by LIBERTY_UK » Mon Oct 30, 2017 9:58 am

Quick question: Does the scanner attachment off the MDX-15 fit the MDX-20 and vice versa?? i.e. is it exactly the same item.

Someone in another part of the country wants to borrow mine for a project, so thought I'd check first before paying out on postage charges... :roll:


Another quick question while I'm on here, is the black metal block that allows the machine to still be used without its cover still an available item?

Thanks..

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Re: Scanner compatability

Post by Kai Perry » Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:51 pm

The pix scanner is compatible with both machines.
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Re: Scanner compatability

Post by Patrick Thorn » Sun Nov 05, 2017 6:31 pm

We have never made a "black metal block" to defeat the safety cover.
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Re: Scanner compatability

Post by LIBERTY_UK » Tue Nov 07, 2017 6:45 pm

In the Techsoft documentation, the black metal block is described as the tool setup override device Patrick

Every MDX-15 / 20 I've ever seen had one of these metal blocks so assumed it was a Roland rather than a Techsoft device?

The block allows you to bring the tool down using the power buttons, close to the top of the material. The grub screw on the spindle is then loosened to allow the tool to drop to give you a perfect datum. The cover in place would not allow you to do this.

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Re: Scanner compatability

Post by Patrick Thorn » Tue Nov 07, 2017 6:48 pm

Thanks for the update, I had not seen that before, hence it is not a Roland product, but a Techsoft one.
Techsoft would be best to contact for one of those.
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Re: Scanner compatability

Post by LIBERTY_UK » Tue Nov 07, 2017 6:50 pm

Thanks Patrick.. ;)

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