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  • Graphtec FC9000 changing condition name

    Posted by Clive Martinez on May 3, 2022 at 6:20 pm

    Hi All,

    Does anyone know how I can go about changing the conditon names on the Graphtec fC9000 display?

    It would helpful if I could name each conditon according to what they are set up to cut rather than trying to remember. I thought I would be able to figure it out, but now I have my doubts it can be sone at all.

    Any help appreciated, thanks

    Clive Martinez replied 2 weeks, 2 days ago 3 Members · 6 Replies
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  • Robert Lambie

    Administrator
    May 3, 2022 at 9:15 pm

    This shows how it’s done on the older, lower grade Graphtec Cutter. I can only imagine it’s done in a similar way in the new machine. i.e. via PC rather than the cutter’s own user interface.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9VP7-zTG3e0

  • Clive Martinez

    Member
    May 4, 2022 at 7:16 am

    Hi Rob,

    Nice to hear from you, thanks for getting back to me.

    I had actualy seen that video, The software used for that machine differs from the FC9000,

    The CM4 software doesn’t seem to have the option to make changes on the actual plotter just on the software.

    Thanks

  • Joe Killeen Killeen

    Member
    May 4, 2022 at 9:06 am

    Looked in to this also and I don’t think it can be done, name your conditions and print a decal and stick it on the plotter.

  • Robert Lambie

    Administrator
    May 4, 2022 at 10:19 pm

    @JK-Signs

    Probably the best alternative to doing it in the settings. i.e. print them and stick it alongside the control panel.


    Been a long time Clive, since Glasgow mate. 👍
    I might be getting our Graphtec mixed up with our Summa settings, but I was sure you could create your own conditions. Sounds daft that you can alter it easily in an older lower grade machine, but not a newer more expensive machine. 🤔

  • Joe Killeen Killeen

    Member
    May 5, 2022 at 10:58 am

    Hi Clive you can change the condition names and values in production manager.

    Hope this will work for you

  • Clive Martinez

    Member
    May 5, 2022 at 6:10 pm

    Hi Joe,

    Thanks for that.

    On other graphtec machines the sofware allows you to change the condition names on the software AND updates the actual plotter display which is what I was hoping to accomplish.

    I can’t get my head around the fact that a flagship model does not allow for this….

    On another note, I’ve had a Summa D 120 for 10 years. never skipped a beat. I love it, In fact I still have it as a back up…. Can’t even think about parting with it.

    No doubt the newer Summa are much more improved.

    However, I bought a Graphtec FC 9000 because of the perf cut capability. It has a channel specific for this and doesn’t damage a cutting strip or the blades.

    The print and cut features, the perf cut and accuracy is just amazing. I am just blown away each time I use it……