Looking for help setting up LIGHTBURN w/ Mac

(ruairi conaty) #1

Hi, I recently just bought a second hand 50w Chinese Ruida based machine, I am using Lightburn but it is unable to find the machine via usb. I am using a Mac; do I need drivers for the laser cutter’s USB port? If so does anyone know where to find said drivers? Any help is greatly appreciated

(Oz) #2

You shouldn’t need drivers for the Mac for USB, though there is a known issue with the built-in Mac virtual serial port driver conflicting with the FTDI driver used by Ruida.

Power cycle the machine fully then try connecting again. If that works, read here for a way to solve it more permanently:

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