Problem of size on mdx 40

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Cedric Decurty
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Problem of size on mdx 40

Post by Cedric Decurty » Mon Nov 28, 2016 9:12 pm

I use my new machine buy last week (mdx40)
And I am faced with a problem.
I use modela player 4 for mdx 40 and the size of all the files is modify.
The shape is good but smaller still.
In this example the size in the drawing is 1 cm
And in reality is 4 mm
I have tried a lot but I can not find a solution
Thanks if anyone can help me


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Re: Problem of size on mdx 40

Post by armbrusterco » Fri Dec 30, 2016 4:29 pm

The design piece is around 2.5 times the size of the actual milled piece. Maybe it has to do with the unit settings.

I see that the computer screen shows 10 millimeters for the dimension. Could it be that the dimension unit in the software export is set to inches and the dimension unit in VPanel's import is set to centimeters? Or something like that?

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Re: Problem of size on mdx 40

Post by Patrick Thorn » Mon Jan 09, 2017 5:18 pm

The Old Modela Player depended on the Windows Settings for Units.
Some PC's defaulted to USA Inches, so need changing to somewhere else in Europe and MM.
With MDX-40, Modela Player v4 was included and is much better than the very old version in the screen shot.
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