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Revision as of 01:30, 2 August 2019


Release status: Stable [box doku]

Description It is a plotter... It can draw and cut....
Author(s)  Rene


  • Up to 800 mm/s speed
  • Up to 500 g of pressure
  • Multiple Knifes available


There is a computer mounted to the frame of the potter. The computer can be accessed via RDP on The computer connects to the network via Wifi. On the Computer is the Software SignMaster to control the plotter. On the desktop you will find a shitty video of the manufacturer how to plot. Please don't do any of the setup steps. You can import many file formats. Also mounted is a network share where you can store your files. If something does not fit. Inkscape is installed.

Set the plot speed and the pressure on the plotter display. Down below are values i found work well. If you find new ones, add them to the list.

Material Speed Pressure
Drawing 800 200
Vinyl 500 500

Set the origin by pressing the "Offline" button on the Plotter and then move the pen and paper with the arrows. If you have set where the lower right corner should be, press origin.

Things to know

If you are cutting, you are using drag knives. They are not centered. The knives have an offset of 0.25 mm. Disable the offset when drawing with the pen.

Drawing can be useful if you want to try out different designs.