The MDX-15 from Roland allow ideas to take shape. Easy-to-use and compatible with many popular 2D/3D CAD software programs (autocad, solidworks, eagle). There are 3 ways to use this end mill:
1) scanner object -> DXF file
2) 3D object create STL (or DXF) -> object ( molds for lost wax, lost foam)
3) 2D object create from any document though the print driver ( circuit boards ).
The Manuals only covers the start of using this resource. Training needs to be completed before access is granted.
the roland uses a USB to serial 9 Pin and this cable ( Belkin F2L044-06 ) for the roland MDX-xx series:
Since the RTS/CTS lines are used, when setting up a new serial port enable Hardware handshake for the port used.