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by AlanR
Tue Jan 26, 2016 12:38 pm
Forum: iModela
Topic: 2 Sided Test
Replies: 0
Views: 2770

2 Sided Test

Hi, Results of my first full 2 sided testing, using MeshCAM Software, and with the iModela running on NC Code. The reason for changing from Player 4 (which I have not had any problems with) is because I want to get used to using NC Code as I intend to get an CNC Router in a few months’ time (to add ...
by AlanR
Tue Jan 12, 2016 2:05 pm
Forum: iModela
Topic: Error : 002 Windows 7 x64
Replies: 17
Views: 10145

Re: Error : 002 Windows 7 x64

Hi, I have recently installed the software on a new laptop (Windows 10) and initially had the problem using the supplied lead, which ended up being a problem with the USB connection, (lead plugged in OK but not a good connector contact) if you have more than one USB port, try them all. Have you chec...
by AlanR
Thu Jan 07, 2016 11:55 am
Forum: iModela
Topic: Sound Reduction Unit
Replies: 5
Views: 3863

Re: Sound Reduction Unit

Hi,

As I am using the box lid as the base, have it lined with the soundproofing sheet with the imodela supplied mat under the unit.

What i like is I can still hear the machine running, so will know if there is a problem.

Alan
by AlanR
Mon Jan 04, 2016 1:16 pm
Forum: iModela
Topic: Sound Reduction Unit
Replies: 5
Views: 3863

Re: Sound Reduction Unit

Hi Ryan, Yes it does look good all thanks to 'Really Useful', should have mentioned about the white disc in the window, it is a very basic battery LED light, I am able to see what is happening very well, but have left off the clear flaps on the iModela. Am still doing some tests for two sided cuttin...
by AlanR
Mon Dec 21, 2015 5:45 pm
Forum: iModela
Topic: Error : 002 Windows 7 x64
Replies: 17
Views: 10145

Re: Error : 002 Windows 7 x64

Hi,

I have recently had a simular problem, tried using a longer high quality USB lead, but would not work so went back to using the supplied lead, am sure it was just because of the length.
by AlanR
Mon Dec 21, 2015 5:42 pm
Forum: iModela
Topic: Sound Reduction Unit
Replies: 5
Views: 3863

Sound Reduction Unit

Oildrum02.jpg Imodela_boxed.jpg Hello Folks, I know I have not posted anything for quite awhile, but have been doing a lot of testing including making a dedicated sound reduction chamber (sounds better than a plastic box). It is a 35 ltr 'Really Useful' box lined with 10 mm acoustic foam, it reduce...
by AlanR
Sun May 24, 2015 1:43 pm
Forum: iModela
Topic: a supplier for micro drills for 2.35mm + 3mm shank.
Replies: 12
Views: 9912

Re: a supplier for micro drills for 2.35mm + 3mm shank.

The 3 mm spindle is listed on the iModela site, they also have the 2.35 mm spindle listed .
http://www.imodela.co.uk/Spare_Parts.asp
by AlanR
Sun Apr 26, 2015 9:26 am
Forum: iModela
Topic: a supplier for micro drills for 2.35mm + 3mm shank.
Replies: 12
Views: 9912

Re: a supplier for micro drills for 2.35mm + 3mm shank.

On the Proxxon Tools site, go down the list on the right hand side to 'Proxxon Accessories'. Proxxon is very popular in UK with lots of suppliers Sorry the MSC should be http://www.mscdirect.co.uk TechSoft supply the 3 mm spindle because they sell a lot of 3 mm shaft cutters for the other machines, ...
by AlanR
Sat Apr 25, 2015 6:37 pm
Forum: iModela
Topic: a supplier for micro drills for 2.35mm + 3mm shank.
Replies: 12
Views: 9912

Re: a supplier for micro drills for 2.35mm + 3mm shank.

Hi Dave,
There are anumber of 3 mm shaft suppliers in UK.

Proxxon Tools, I use http://www.germantools.co.uk/
MSC Industrial Supply Co. http://www.mscdirect.com
Also try searching on 'Model Engineering' milling cutters.
by AlanR
Fri Feb 28, 2014 4:22 pm
Forum: iModela
Topic: smaller ball cutters
Replies: 7
Views: 2482

Re: smaller ball cutters

Hi Chevy, Simply not had time to use it, as been busy on other projects including building a new version of my website, but in a few weeks time intend to do a lot of testing as will be using it a lot on my next model build, have been stocking up on tooling & material. Once I start testing will post ...