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Can Mach3 run 2 machines at once?
« on: August 21, 2014, 11:04:26 AM »
Hi all,

I have 2 cnc machines connected to Mach3 via an ethernet smoothstepper.  I have both machines running great individually, but was wondering if there's some way I can run them both at the same time.  When I try to open a second instance of Mach, it doesn't open, and I'm left with one open instance.

If I do need to buy a second computer to run the other machine, do I also need another Mach license?

tx,

dh
Re: Can Mach3 run 2 machines at once?
« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2014, 11:10:42 AM »
No, you can't do that - You must have separate computers, or run only one machine at a time.

Regards,
Ray L.
Regards,
Ray L.
Re: Can Mach3 run 2 machines at once?
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2014, 11:12:23 AM »
And also 2 licenses?

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Re: Can Mach3 run 2 machines at once?
« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2014, 11:34:44 AM »
If you're using the machines to make money, then you need a license for each.
For hobby use, you can use 1 license for both.
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