@Zax Thanks again Zax, I probably jotted down the wiring colors incorrectly. As I indicated earlier, I bought this awhile ago (found the order-2017!) so I don't think any amount of VIP power is going to get them to move much on this. I probably should have tested it sooner, but I wanted to wait until I had an enclosure built since my kids wanted to try it out, and well, you know the story...time flies!
I guess I will either buy a whole new module or perhaps convert this to some kind of drawing robot. I know the little mana board can't drive 3 steppers, but I'm sure I can rig a servo for the pen...would be a whole lot safer anyway, and my wife would probably let it in the house. Of course I still have the urge to cut something, even if it's just card stock, so, within reason, what would you recommend I replace this module with...diode or CO2 wise?