Roland / Techsoft TS-400 CNC Engraver - help!

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Roland / Techsoft TS-400 CNC Engraver - help!

Post by Bloodtype » Tue Nov 07, 2017 6:08 pm

Newbie alert!

I'm hoping to get some help with my TS-400. I was given it for free and it all looks in good nick, turns on and is recognised by the computer. It is lacking a software disk which I'm waiting to arrive from Techsoft which I'm hoping will help in my endeavours. In the meantime, is there a way of me knowing whether the thing runs? ie a way to move the spindle along the different axis, get it spinning etc without that software?
The external controller doesn't seem to do anything but I am lead to believe it won't until I have the software installed.
Any ideas gratefully received!

Sorry for beginner questions!

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Ben

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Re: Roland / Techsoft TS-400 CNC Engraver - help!

Post by Kai Perry » Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:24 pm

If you have the Windows driver installed you could output using the Roland software like Dr. Engrave to determine if the machine is running correctly.
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