How do I setup a Lectra Flypen Plotter with StyleCAD?
Posted July 30, 2015, 7:01:00 AM ∙ By Admin ∙ 1311 Views
Lectra Flypen Plotter Setup
StyleCAD can work with almost any plotter used for apparel design. A popular plotter is the Lectra Flypen Plotter, and StyleCAD can take full control over this plotter. Follow these simple directions for setting up StyleCAD to work with a Lectra Flypen Plotter.
Required Communication Parameters:
Frame Length: 14.959" (38 cm). Please look #2 if encounter problem.
Paper Width: 70.87" (180.0 cm) // 90.55" (230 cm) is maxium, 61" may also work.
Spacing: 3.94" (10.0 cm)
Parity: Odd or None
Stop Bits: 1
Data Bits: 8
To change the communication protocol from Lectra to CTS/RTS on FLYPEN.
1. Press VAL. ("VAL" means "Enter")
The screen reads "Mot de passe" (Enter password) 0123456789
Use the left/right arrow keys to enter 1994, the password.
Move the cursor to 0123456789 and press VAL.
2. The screen reads "Maintenance CNUM2.4* Language Systeme".
* If CNUM is 2.5 change Frame Length to 14.520
3.The screen reads "Parameters, Tests, Commandes, Etalonnages"
4.The screen reads "Pmachines, Pstylo, Pvitesse, Pconvoye"
Press down arrow key 3 times then the screen reads "Pdialogue, Pgain, Poption, Pcourroie"
5.The screen reads "Compensation elasticite: (Elasticity Compensation), Oui (Yes)"
6.The screen reads "Type de dialogue: (Type of dialog, i.e., Communication Protocols), Lectra"
Press right arrow key then "Type de dialogue: Lectra"
Now press the upper-arrow key to select CTS/RTS
7.The screen reads "Avance Continue: Non"
8.The screen reads "Pdialogue, Pgain, Poption, Pcourroie
9.The screen reads "Voulez-vous sauver (Do you want to save?)"
10.Press QUIT until the screen displays "Machine OK".
11. Turn off the machine and then turn it back on.