Got myself a 3018 pro a few weeks ago and been using it fine as a CNC but when it comes to the laser it’s been nothing but trouble (im guessing user error, I’m new). I got it burning basic shapes in UGS fine but I can not seem to get it working in lightburn which I paid for.
I’ve followed the basic guide and the set up for 3018 and even copied someone else’s $numbers with the same machine in another post on here…still no luck
Everything off, I manually set the home of the machine to the front left. Turn it on, start lightburn and set G92 X0 Y0. I have every possible origin set to the front left and when I put a test shape on the grid it tells me it’s out of bounds and both motors on the laser are grinding trying to go the wrong way and when I have got it to burn something it turns circles into an oval being wider along the X axis.
When everything is restarted, home is manually set if I use the arrows in the “move” tab it does exactly what I want, it just won’t burn where I want. Any help would be appreciated. I’m going round in circles and feel like I’m just making matters worse.
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