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Postby Nate540cid » Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:48 pm

hey guys
newbie question how are you guys using a desktop (in house or office ) and getting files to your (garage or shop ) laptop? im using fusion 360 and mach 3 i tried using a flash drive but couldnt get it to come up in mach 3 not sure if you can do it that way like i said totally new to this whole thing havent even made one cut yet just trying to find the best way possable thanks

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Re: transfer file

Postby plasmanewbie » Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:16 am

I save my files to my OneDrive folder which I think everyone has with Windows 10 and when I get to the shop I can open them from there. Allows me to work anywhere on my laptop and access the files when I need them at the shop plus you get the security of your files being backed up to OneDrive if your PC crashes.

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Re: transfer file

Postby acourtjester » Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:31 am

Being a newbie you may not have converted the file to a G-code (.tap or .nc) to be used by Mach. I use a jump drive, USB stick, flash drive, ECT to transport my files from home to shop computer. You need to use a CAM program like SheetCam and others I think many here have said that Fusion 360 does not format the files the way Mach needs them to be. The CAM program has post processors that need to be compatible with with your tables electronics to do an accurate conversion. If you post your table and software your are using it will help those here help you in that process.
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Re: transfer file

Postby Nate540cid » Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:07 pm

Plasmanewbie that’s a good idea i think I will start to do it that way much easier thanks ......acoutyjesterthe company I bought it from a few YouTube videos to get me started and I assumed I had followed step by step I played them a few times to make sure i didn’t miss anything but maybe I did I took a screen shot of my post process screen maybe you can see something I missed they say that fusion is suppose to work from what I’ve heard. I bought the table from Langmuir systems (crossfire ) here a screen shot of my post process screen thanks for your guys help

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Re: transfer file

Postby Nate540cid » Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:19 pm

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Re: transfer file

Postby WyoGreen » Wed Sep 12, 2018 12:32 pm

I have all my Linux computers on a wired network. It's very easy to set up a network between Linux computers. Then when I'm out in the shop and need a file from the office computer, it's just a matter of opening the file manager and picking the office computer (as long as the office computer is on!). I can then drag a file from the office computer and drop it on my shop computer desktop. Or I can drag a file from the shop computer and drop it on the office computer's desktop. What I generally do is I have a data partition set up on the office computer, where all of my files are kept. That way any changes to a file are kept in the same place for each computer to access.

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Re: transfer file

Postby Nate540cid » Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:38 pm

that sounds a lot like one drive for Windows 10 that plasmanewbie had mentioned .....thanks for the idea Steve I’ll look into the wired network too


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