Getting Started

Thank you for your purchase of a Cohesion3D Motion Controller Upgrade! 

Circuit Boards are sensitive to electrostatic shock, please ground yourself before handling and observe all proper practices. 

 

All of our Documentation is now located at our new documentation site: Documentation

 

Here are some quick common links to get you started:

Cohesion3D LaserBoard:

Instructions to upgrade the K40 Laser Cutter:  K40 with M2Nano Cohesion3D LaserBoard Installation Guide

Check if you need to install drivers: Installing Smoothie Drivers (and knowing whether you need to)

And set up LightBurn: Device Setup in LightBurn

All other documentation is here: Documentation

 

Cohesion3D Rotary:

Rotary instructions start here: https://forum.cohesion3d.com/t/cohesion3d-rotary-unboxing-setup/1113

Setting up Rotary on LaserBoard: Rotary Setup on LaserBoard

IMPORTANT NOTE: IF YOU HAVE A LARGER MACHINE WITH DSP/ EXTERNAL STEPPER DRIVERS, DO NOT PLUG THE ROTARY DIRECTLY INTO THE EXTERNAL DRIVER WITHOUT FIRST CHECKING AND ADJUSTING THE DRIVER CURRENT SETTINGS.  YOU CAN FRY THE STEPPER MOTOR ON THE ROTARY.  CONTACT US ON THE FORUM SO WE CAN WALK YOU THROUGH THIS PROCESS: https://forum.cohesion3d.com/c/cohesion3d-rotary-attachment

 

 

For Laser Cutting, our recommended software is LightBurn.  A free, unlimited, 30 day trial is available. 

For more information about Lightburn, and to purchase, please visit: Lightburn Software

You can download the Latest Version of LightBurn from here: LightBurn Download or LightBurn Releases

 

Questions? For technical and product support, please post to the Cohesion3D Forum: https://forum.cohesion3d.com