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Can the MDX machines cut Steel/Stainless Steel/ Titanium?
The MDX series machines were made for an office environment and with that in mind have no coolant system, I do not recommend cutting these materials at all. The reason is that when cutting these mate
Creating a CAM job for Eagle for the PC Board CAM software
Eagle Cam -> PC Board CAM Tutorial for creating a CAM job for Eagle for the PC Board CAM software Use this cam processor job file, it already has all of the settings ready. pcboard cam-gerb274x.ca
Do I need a different tool to do engraved and standing letters in wax?
No to do the engraved letters in wax or embossed letters, if they are modeled in the 3d model then the machine will cut them out, just use the conical tool and it can get in and around all of the det
Do I need to change a parameter in Modela Player 4 or SRP Player to get better fine lines and detail in my jewelry wax?
For doing jewelry work with the conical tool I recommend a step over of .0015 inch it takes a little longer to cut but gives you a better surface finish on your wax and also gets in and around all the
Do I need to do ROUGHING passes with each tool?
When I use Roughing it does not cut out the small holes and then when I finish the small tool goes into the hole and then breaks why? 3 different scenarios to consider with this question
How do I Cancel a Print Job on MDX-40, MDX-40A?
MDX-40, MDX-40A Cancel Print To cancel a print on the MDX-40, MDX-40A you need to first select the VIEW button on the front of the MDX-40, MDX-40A. Next you need to open the MDX-40, MDX-40A printer fo
How do I install a driver for my machine if I do not have the CD or my CD or driver is out of date?
If you do not have a CD with the Roland print driver then you will have to download the driver. To download the driver go to www.rolanddg.com Choose Downloads , top middle of screen. Accept the agreem
How do I install SRP Player?
You can install SRP Player using the included CD and placing it in your computers' optical disc drive. If you don't have this as an option you can contact Roland support for a replacement disc or a do
How to use the PC Board CAM software with the PC Board Prototyping System to create custom PC Boards
This Knowledge Base Article will show you how to use the PC Board CAM software with the PC Board Prototyping System to create custom PC Boards Copyrightę 2017 Pr
I get Port Not Ready error, how do I fix this issue?
Port Not Ready Error, MDX-15, MDX-20, LPX-250, PIX-4, Pix-30 Here is the procedure to help get the scanner or milling machine to connect when the Port not ready error occurs. Make sure
I lost my Users Manual where can I get a replacement for my Roland Machine?
You can get Users Manuals from the Roland Website. First go to Roland DGA website which is based in the USA. http://www.rolanddga.com/support Choose your machine... Here you will find Drivers Firmware
I need instructions to upgrade firmware on my Roland machine?
You can get firmware updates and instructions for upgrading firmware from the Roland Website. First go to Roland DGA website which is based in the USA. http://www.rolanddga.com/support Choose your mac
I want to load SRP Player software on multiple computers, how do I install the print driver?
You can load SRP Player software on multiple computers at your company/educational location. For example you can load SRP Player on the CAD computers for all the engineers and designers who will be us
MDX-50 Error Code List
MDX-50 Error Code List
SRP Player can not find the machine and will not start without a machine present what should I do?
SRP Player will not run if you do not have a Roland driver on your computer. So you will have to install a driver. To check to see if you have a driver go to your Printers folders on your computer. Th
When I bought my machine I had a Training CD with it, I need a replacement?
This is for machines shipped between 2000-2009 when we created a training CD to ship with the machines. Now we have all training materials posted on our Learning Center. If you have lost your training
Where can I get drivers or firmware upgrades for my Roland Machine?
You can get Drivers or Firmware updates from the Roland Website. First go to Roland DGA website which is based in the USA. http://www.rolanddga.com/support Choose your machine... Here you will find Dr
Where can I get software updates for my Roland Machine?
You can get software updates from the Roland Website. First go to Roland DGA website which is based in the USA. http://www.rolanddga.com/support Choose your machine... Here you will find Drivers Firmw
Why do I sometimes get the lines across my model wax and another materials?
Lines come from the finish tool, since we are talking about jewelry milling I assume that you are using a conical tool. Check you tool tip it might have been broken. If the tip is not not perfectly f
Why does the MDX-540 Z Axis spindle head lower once I shut off the machine?
When you shut off the MDX-540 you will always hear a click. On the Z-Axis the MDX-540 has a solenoid that pushes against the coupler between the motor and the ball screw. What this does is it keeps th