"hysteresis" in engraving (?)
I've been playing a lot with the laser since july last year. However, I'm picking it up to solve some difficuties I have.
When engraving, for example a square, the picture is tilting. Like there is hysteresis in the x-axe. When engraving a square, the result is a trapeze, see picture.
Also the dimension is a bit out of range: approximately 8%larger
Did somone also deal with this and did you solve that?
RE: "hysteresis" in engraving (?) - Added by peter almost 10 years ago
What are the settings (config file) and drawing you used for this, along with the software versions (firmware and PC software)?
RE: "hysteresis" in engraving (?) - Added by leenvw almost 10 years ago
Hi Peter, Tanks for you response.
The drawing I used was drawn upin Inkskape, however, the samen happens when using Illustrator. For the laser I use Visicut 1.3.4.
In the attached file you'll fing the config-file: may 20 2012.
Hope you can find the clou.
RE: "hysteresis" in engraving (?) - Added by hugomeiland almost 10 years ago
Just to make sure the problem is not in the mechanics, you may want to lower this setting:
motion.accel 500 ; linear acceleration [mm/sec2]
to something like 100 or so for testing.
If the slider is too heavy or has too much resistance, a very high value here may let you loose some steps on the steppers...
RE: "hysteresis" in engraving (?) - Added by leenvw over 9 years ago
Thanks to Jaap and Peter the issue is solved. The value x.invert in the config flie was "-1" and changed to "1".