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document Allfonts not installed
Symptom I have licensed the AllFonts library but did not get them when I installed my software. Cause The installer for XGW will only allow you to choose 40 resident engraving fonts. If you have an older version of software installed, the 6x installer will allow you to select an additional...
document How do I know if I need a beam alignment?
Using a laser engraver, there are many things that must be set just right.  One of them is your laser beam.  If the laser beam is out of alignment, your engraving may have light and dark areas.  The way to check is to laser a line of text in each corner and one in the center of the...
document Default file locations
XGW creates a standard directory structure which is most commonly used for system installations. However, if files are moved after they are used in jobs, the software may have trouble locating them without a little help. By default, XGW will be installed to the root of c. For v6 the...
document Automating entry into XGW using command line options
  Create the XOT file that will output to the system and engrave the text in the correct location. You will need to go to the Misc menu and select Engraver Setup. In this dialog, you must select No for Display this Dialog on Download. Click on OK and save the...
document What are the default software settings for my rotary engraver?
Default Software Configuration for Xenetech Rotary Engravers Additional Information: Screen shots may appear different from your screens, and APU/Ethernet settings may vary, but the machine parameters are the correct defaults for your table type. AS A SECOND OPTION: Xenetech copies...
document Set up network computers to have search paths on additional computers
Because XGW stores file links inside xot job files, an error might be generated if a file included on a job (xlg, bmp, etc.)is removed after the job is saved. XGW has a method for overcoming the moving of files called search paths. Setting these search paths is outlined in one of the documents...
document Setting up and using the Cylindrical attachment
This document will assist you in setting up and using your cylindrical attachment with: 1. Micro-stepper electronics for rotary systems 2. Viper electronics for rotary systems 3. Xenetech XLT & XLE laser systems
document Table Stand Installation Instructions for 16x25
The attached document illustrates the assembly of the table stand on the 16x25.
document Adjusting Motor Speed Controls (MSC)
There is an electronic device that controls the speed of the spindle motor.  If this device ever has to be replaced, or the spindle motor  is replaced,  the MSC may have to be adjusted.  If you find that the spindle motor is not acting properly for any reason, the MSC may have...
document How to square the guide rails on a 2525 & 2550
If you have removed one of the edge guides to accommodate a long plate or tall plate job, you will have to re-square the edge guides.  If you notice that your engraving is running up hill or down hill, the edge guides will have to be re-squared.  The document below will instruct you on...
document How to reinstall Xenetech software
This is the procedure for removing and reinstalling the Xenetech software. Please follow this step by step: Right click on the start button and click on explorer Go down the left side of the screen and find the folder marked XFILES Right click on XFILES and click on rename ...
document Using alternative focal length lenses on your XLT/XLE laser
Using a 4" focal length lens on your XLT/XLE laser When using a 4" focal length lens, there a a couple of settings to change on the laser touchpad.  Under the SERVICE menu, touch Focal Length and set the following parameters. This will allow the auto focus process to register...
document Additional considerations for Ethernet controllers when DSL is used to connect the network to the Internet
  Ok, DSL has changed somewhat significantly over the last few years. I will give you a 2-penny history to hopefully make something a little clearer.   When DSL came out, they originally provided a modem with a single network connection. Basically, there was no router to separate the...
document How To Remove Aurora Control Box
If you are having a problem with your Aurora Laser, and Xenetech Tech Support advises you to remove the control box and send it in for repair, the attached document will show you how to remove it and the reinstall it.
document REMOVING DEOS TUBE AND RF UNIT FROM AURORA LASER.
REMOVING DEOS TUBE AND RF UNIT FROM AURORA LASER.     TURN OFF LASER AND UNPLUG POWER CORD. GAIN ACCESS TO BACK OF LASER, REMOVE 18 SHEET METAL SCREWS THAT HOLD LOWER PANEL ON. WITH PANEL REMOVED YOU CAN SEE LASER TUBE AND WIRING. REMOVE 4 ALLEN SCREWS THAT COME UP...
document Splitting the laser beam for a dual head laser
If using a dual head laser, the beam splitter that directs half of the beam to one lens and the other half to the other lens is dependent on the type and size of laser tube you have. Splitting the laser beam   XLT and XLE   Synrad 10, 25, 60, 80 watts and Deos 30, 40, 50,...
document How to set up my engraver to send email when finishing a job.
VCS allows you to configure emails to be sent based on engraving job status. You may select to send  you an email at the start of a job or at its completion. This can be useful for management reporting or by someone who needs to perform other tasks around the shop and return...
document Using Xenetech Serialization Feature
Xenetech has a unique feature called Serialization.  This routine will allow you to produce sequential numbering and lettering.  This is ideal for ID tags, labeling, and any other process that requires sequential numbering. Please refer to the attached document below
document How to create Xenetech logos from Corel Draw
You may create or be given a logo file that will not import into Xenetech.  If you have Corel Draw, and most engravers do, you can use this powerful program to import and the copy and past into Xenetech.  If you do not own Corel Draw, do yourself a favor and purchase it. The...
document Creating Customer Proofs in XGW
Xenetech Graphic Workstation has many tools to aide operators to layout and engraving product. One of these tools has been the ability to print engraving jobs for proofing. More complex printing options would allow scaled proofs, tiled proofs, and the printing of multiple-plate or matrix...
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