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Shawn Raborn
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Joined: Thu May 25, 2017 3:08 pm
Location: Blythe, California
Country: United States
Nickname: Shawn
Laser Machine Make or Type: 100w Chinese
Laser Power: 100w
Laser Bed Size: 19 x 27
Home Position: TR
RDWorks Version: 8.00.27
Accessories: regular rotary and irregular rotary
Windows Version: 10

computer not communicating

Post by Shawn Raborn »

Hi I just bought a new computer and installed all software. RD works keeps giving me a no communication error. Any suggestions appreciated. Thanks
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Gene Uselman
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Joined: Thu Jul 07, 2016 3:18 pm
Location: Suburban Minneapolis, Minnesota, US
Country: USA
Nickname: Gene
Laser Machine Make or Type: AKL1318-2
Laser Power: 130W & 80W Reci
Laser Bed Size: 51 x 71
Home Position: TR
Control Software: LIGHTBURN
RDWorks Version: RDw .19 & Lightburn
Ruida Controller: RDC6445
Accessories: I have a combining lenses, pin tables [homebuilt], honeycomb tables , wireless remote, Modifed Ultimate Air Assist, home built non-powered rotary device, Prusa i3 MK3S and Mini Prusa printers.
Windows Version: Win 10 Pro

Re: computer not communicating

Post by Gene Uselman »

Did it work OK with the old puter? Are you using USB or ethernet [USB can be harder]? Have you tried Lightburn- usually easier to connect in my experience.
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