2. Roland Instructions

MACHINE OPERATION PART (Roland – MDX-650)

1. Confirm the power of machine is online.  And open safety cover.

Switch off air compressor

2. Make sure three drills are all on position and base wood are clean to work on.

3. Placing your material on the base. Use screws to fix the material.

Do not screw in the boundary of carving space. It may damage to drill.

4. Mark at zero point on the surface and check the material is big enough for your design.

5. Close the cover. Select 13 ATC in the menu and tool select.

– tool 1 : 10mm Square

– tool 2 : R3 Ball (typically used)

– tool 3 : 6mm Square

– tool 4: 3mm drill

If you want another type of drill bit, please consult Muji or Shah.

The machine would drill automatically.

6. With direction buttons (▲►▼◄), move the drill at the zero point as you marked. ‘z+’ and ‘z-‘ are for the height. You can move drill faster with rabbit button.

7. When it gets closer to the point, you can use a ply of paper for precise positioning.

8. press set origin x/y, z button and Enter button

9. Now, it is get ready to carve. Send the file from desktop.

10. You may need to pause during the procedure for securing the works, cleaning or stop the procedure.

Push ‘pause’ button for temporary stop. Then, you can open the cover.

(If you open it without ‘pause’, the procedure will be terminated.)

11. Check the procedure is on the right way.

If required, vacuum away the debris to avoid the drill bit to be stuck.

12. Wait until the machine finishes the roughing procedure

13. Send the file from desktop for finishing

14. Wait until the machine finishes the finishing procedure

Vacuum to clean the space inside the machine.

15. Send the file from desktop for grilling 4 holes (Outside the roughing area and with symmetrical position in X and Y direction) on the material as reference points.

– tool 3 : 3mm drill

16. Put the metal nail into the holes

17. Removing the material from the machining.

18. To grill 4 holes on the wooden base, we need to reset the Z zero point.

Select 13 ATC in the menu and tool select.

– tool 3 : 3mm drill

19. Repeat the step 6 and use paper for precise positioning.

Press z button (Do not press x, y button)

20. Close the cover and repeat step 8 to ‘return’ tool

21. Send file from desktop. (When the grilling procedure starts, pay attention to the locations of the holes grilled)

22. Placing the material to the exact position with the metal nails as reference.

23. Reset the Z zero point to the material surface.

Repeat the step 6 and use paper for precise positioning.

Press z button (Do not press x, y button)

24. Close the cover and repeat step 8 to ‘return’ tool

25. Send the file from desktop to start the roughing procedure.

26. Repeat step 12 to step 14

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