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Banana Pro Blueprints by Tony Zhang, Ruediger Follmann

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How to use a laser engraver

In order to engrave different drawings on materials, we need to first generate the code of the drawing and then use the code to drive the motor.

Generate the G code

Please follow these steps to generate the G code:

  1. Start the Inkscape software on your PC.
  2. Press Ctrl + Shift + D, and set the parameters according to the following figure:
    Generate the G code
  3. Press Enter to save the changes made.
  4. Press Ctrl + I to load the picture that you want to engrave. Here, we'll use a picture of a Chinese dragon for our example:
    Generate the G code
  5. Press Shift + Alt + B, and select ...

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