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Gerber software advice needed

Discussion in 'Gerber' started by dsignman, Jun 22, 2009.

  1. dsignman

    dsignman New Member

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    I own the Omega 3.0 software and need a 30" plotter. Are there any plotters out there (other than the high priced Gerber) that can cut straight from a .plt file? Or, do I have to convert to Corel or some other software?
     
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  2. Service Sign Co

    Service Sign Co Very Active Member

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    All plotters will cut from Omega I have used a Graphtec, but like Flexi better for vinyl cutting
     
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  3. Fred Weiss

    Fred Weiss Merchant Member

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    If you will click on your Gerber System Tray icon and then select Install Plotter / Router, you will be shown a list of selectable plotter models which number in the dozens. Any number of them are manufactured by Roland, Graphtec, Summa, Allen Datagraph and others. Once selected they will respond to a Gerber PLT file sent from GSPPlot. It is possible that some special features of any given plotter may not be fully supported but the job will cut.

    I have several friends who have reported success with the Graphtec line. You may find that limiting your search to only a 30" plotter may rule out a number of plotter models. It would be wise, IMHO, to limit your selection to what is supported on the above mentioned list.
     
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