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software requirements
« on: June 13, 2013, 04:28:28 AM »
Could anybody advise what other softweare i should get to go with Mach3.

I have almost finished a cnc conversion on a little Harrison horozontal mill. I have my steppers running with a Geko 540 on  Mach 3 demo.
What more should i get? Mach3 add-ons,Newfangled mill wizards Lazycam pro?
What is the best low cost drawing program and cam program.
I need the minimum to do 3d machining.
Thanks
Buchanan

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Re: software requirements
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2013, 05:07:54 AM »
What sort of budget do you have to buy software?

MeshCam/MeshCam Art is very reasonable for 3D drawing/machining.

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Re: software requirements
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2013, 04:20:20 PM »
Hello Budman

My budget is perhaps $2000 Australian dollars. This is for comercial use so I cannot latch onto student or hobby deals.

Thank you .

Buchanan