T2Laser Software - Introduction



  • @Zax Yes, tried simple streaming before updating the driver and just tested again now with the driver installed from the help menu all with same results.
    It is the A3 with Mana SE controller got it from banggood though and judging from the looks of the Nano it seems to be a clone but looks good though...


  • Developer of T2Laser Software

    @Daniel-Wedlund I just watched your video again and I think I see the problem. You have an M30 command at the end which shouldn't be there.

    Disable that in the Design Screen, Settings / Advanced Settings menu or you can click Help / Restore Defaults.

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    Also make sure you are using the Grbl post processor as that should automatically remove the non compatible commands.

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  • @Zax Ahaaa, there we have it. I did have the Grbl Post processor but still M30 snuck in there... Anyway, removing the M30 from generation stage in the Advanced settings as suggested solves the problem, atleast the simple test case I had at hand... time to sleep now (Swedish time...).

    Thanks for pinpointing the issue, upvoting your post this in case it helps someone else.


  • Developer of T2Laser Software

    @Daniel-Wedlund Yeah, I just checked myself and was able to replicate the error.

    In Grbl 0.9 there was a known bug so I automatically remove the M30 but it was supposed to be fixed in Grbl 1.1 so I do not. Guess I need to rethink that!

    Thank you for bringing this to my attention. Having it enabled isn't the default but I will still fix it in the next revision.



  • Zax engraver writes System.OutOfMemoryException what is it ? firmware grbl 1.1


  • Developer of T2Laser Software

    @Zverr90 It depends what you were doing to get the warning, basically you ran out of system resources (memory) which could be due to using the wrong settings and generating an excessive G-code file.



  • @Zax I agree G-code is great !!! the engraver has made 44% of the photos and stopped and wrote OutOfMemoryException !!! the resolution was 0.1 photo 35X29 cm 3500X2900 pixels !!! This problem is not solved ?



  • @Zax Sorry for my English !!!



  • Zax What settings are best for shades of grey ?


  • Developer of T2Laser Software

    It will depend on the material and what system you have, I can only suggest you experiment with the greyscale test image or provide more details.

    It is very unusual to get an out of memory error while running, is it possible you have some other software running that is causing this problem (backup, anti-virus etc). You probably don't need 0.1 resolution for such a large image, and using 0.15 and slightly defocusing the laser will make a significant speed improvement.



  • Zax do I need to configure the firmware grbl ?


  • Developer of T2Laser Software

    @Zverr90 If you are using my default firmware, Grbl 1.1e it should be configured already.

    Do you get any errors in the message box, which would indicate that Grbl has reported an error or is it just a T2Laser memory fault?



  • Zax I see the missing steps !!! how to fix ?


  • Developer of T2Laser Software

    @Zverr90 Sorry I don't understand what you mean, are you talking about a mechanical issue or still a memory error?



  • Zax У меня картинка получается полосами


  • Developer of T2Laser Software

    @Zverr90 said in T2Laser Software - Introduction:

    У меня картинка получается полосами

    Google translate doesn't help much with that... I think you are saying the image has stripes in it which would be caused by the laser being focused to a smaller beam than the resolution. Try 0.12 or de-focus the laser a little, it will blend the lines and produce a better image.



  • ok !!!


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  • Hello, I have an Eleksmaker A5 500mW and I'm a beginner. I have loaded the software T2Laser and I am also satisfied, but I have a problem.
    When I send the G code to the laser, the laser also starts, but it burns nothing. He runs the whole picture as if it were lasers, but in the end there is nothing. What am I doing wrong. I've been looking for the error all day. I'm desperate.
    Sorry for my wrong english, i´m from Germany :)
    Greetings Yvonne


  • Developer of T2Laser Software

    @Muckiju It sounds like the feed rate is too high, or you need more power.

    Did you load my firmware (Grbl 1.1e) or are you using the Eleks firmware?

    If you are using the Eleks you must change the laser max to 1000 using the laser icon. With my firmware max power is 255, the default value.

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    To adjust the feed rate click the icon to the left, the running man and set raster feed rate to 500 and see if it burns.

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