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vinyl_cutter [2018/08/09 11:24]
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vinyl_cutter [2022/05/04 00:39] (current)
sdh7 added Linux/Inkcut details
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 ^Arrival Date| 11/18/2017| ^Arrival Date| 11/18/2017|
 ^Working| Yes| ^Working| Yes|
-^Contact| Bob McTrusty|+^Contact| |
  
 Current Status: Fully Functional Current Status: Fully Functional
  
 How to use: i3 has some details on their wiki that might be helpful: https://www.i3detroit.org/wiki/Vinyl_Cutter-US_Cutter_Refine_MH-720 How to use: i3 has some details on their wiki that might be helpful: https://www.i3detroit.org/wiki/Vinyl_Cutter-US_Cutter_Refine_MH-720
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 +The original Windows software that came with it should be on the Windows workstation.
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 +We've had some limited success using InkCut on the Linux workstation, while using a USB to serial adapter and the 9-pin serial cable that came with the cutter. We'll get it added to the OS's launcher (and add the Inkcut plugin for Inkscape), but in the meantime "python3 -m inkcut" will get you started. You'll want to design your thing-to-cut in Inkscape and make sure to convert the objects to paths before saving it and then loading it in Inkcut.
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 +I attempted using Inkcut on my old Macbook Pro, but the cutter setup dialog wanted to be taller than my display's height, so I could never save the cutter config. 
  
 We keep a limited amount of vinyl on hand (currently: white, black, and a special sandblast resist). If you need something specific (certain color, heat transfer vinyl, etc.), you can source material at the following places: We keep a limited amount of vinyl on hand (currently: white, black, and a special sandblast resist). If you need something specific (certain color, heat transfer vinyl, etc.), you can source material at the following places:
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 Retail stores typically just have 12" rolls/sheets. If you want 24" material you'll probably have to go online. Retail stores typically just have 12" rolls/sheets. If you want 24" material you'll probably have to go online.
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