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Vectric Postprocessor

Quote from MASSO Support on February 4, 2019, 8:58 am

I have recently created 2 new post processors for use with Vectric software specific to the Masso. It removes unused commands from the original Mach3 PP and provides a nicer format especially with tool changes where it will tell you what tool to use and puts it above the tool change command. Ideal for those of us who manually change our tools.

I have attached them below for anyone who wants to give them a try. Just drop them into your post processor folder in your Vectric software and they will show up as  "Masso_ ATC_ Arcs_inch" and  "Masso_ ATC_ Arcs_mm" next time you restart your Vectric software. You only really need to install the one that matches your machines setup eg metric or imperial.

If you find any issue with them please let me know and I will get it fixed.

Cheers

Peter

Not sure why but Vcarve pro 6.0 doesn't like to dwell on your post 🙁 won't open it

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Thanks TayloredTech.

The Post processor is based on the current Vectric aspire version 9.5, Mach3 Post Processor so maybe there has been a change to since Version 6.

I loaded up V6.0 and V6.5 VCarve Pro and found that it doesn't use Dwell. I removed it and then found that there is also Helical moves added which V6 doesn't like.

I checked V8.5 Vcarve Pro and found that it uses Dwell but not Helical moves.

The good news is simply removing the unwanted lines will allow it to work. The bad news is that this would mean multiple versions of the Post Processor which is annoying. I thought they all used the same but live and learn.

I will need to check the Vcarve Pro Version 9.5 Mach3 PP and see if it uses the same as aspire or something else.

Cheers

Peter

 

I investigated further and see that the output formats of VCarvePro and Aspire evolved by adding more output moves in their post processors. Vcarve and Aspire use the same Post Processor for version 9.5

I went through them and deleted what had been added in later versions and have created a post processor for versions 6.5, 8.5 & 9.5 If someone is running V7.0 or 7.5 please let me know. I need a sample PP to compare and make the new Masso V7.5

Below are various versions so pick the one you are using and give it a try. Let me know how it works.

Cheers

Peter

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Quote from MASSO Support on February 5, 2019, 10:19 am

I investigated further and see that the output formats of VCarvePro and Aspire evolved by adding more output moves in their post processors. Vcarve and Aspire use the same Post Processor for version 9.5

I went through them and deleted what had been added in later versions and have created a post processor for versions 6.5, 8.5 & 9.5 If someone is running V7.0 or 7.5 please let me know. I need a sample PP to compare and make the new Masso V7.5

Below are various versions so pick the one you are using and give it a try. Let me know how it works.

Cheers

Peter

You're a champion! Thanks mate!!

I will use Vcarve for my basic 2D stuff and Fusion360 for just about everything else but this will be good fun to edit and test out the post script. Got myself Notepad++ so I'll see how I can break it this weekend haha.

Lehg.

Mitch

I have modified 2 additional post Processors for Vectric Sofware. This time for Cut 3D and PhotoVCarve for those people who use them.

If you try them and find any issues please let me know.

Cheers

Peter

 

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