Skip to main content

Site Navigation

Your Account

Choose Language

This section is for questions and advanced guides for BoXZY's laser head.

28 Questions View all

Laser Engraving Methods - Raster, Vector

Is there a way to laser engrave using g-code and vector files (dxf) instead of image, raster files?

Answer this question I have this problem too

Is this a good question?

Score 0
Add a comment

1 Answer

Most Helpful Answer

A user modified an Inkscape plugin to work with BoXZY's laser and allow you to use vector files, here is the link:

Information about installing it into Inkscape from what I've found:

"Installing is as simple as copying the script (unless it resides in your path) and its INX file to the inkscape/share/extensions ($HOME/.config/inkscape/extensions) directory. (If you install a script in your home directory be sure to copy the dependencies.)" -from Inkscape Wiki-

You can use direct gcode files by simply clicking - file - open - and selecting the gcode file inside BoXZY's interface.

Was this answer helpful?

Score 1
Add a comment

Add your answer

James Mason will be eternally grateful.
View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 0

Past 30 Days: 1

All Time: 139