Drivers and Patches
Export rotary toolpaths in VCarve and Aspire to use with ShopBot Rotary Indexer. To install, open VCarve or Aspire, go to Help > Open Application Data Folder. You will see a folder labeled “PostP”. Unzip and copy the files into this folder.
Create toolpaths with Cut3D software. Includes measurements in inches and millimeters, as well as a post processor that allows you to swap X and Y axes for using an indexer that is mounted parallel to the Y axis.
PartWorks3D Installation: unzip and copy files into C:\Program Files (x86)\ShopBot\PartWorks3D\PostP
Cut3D Installation: unzip and copy files into C:\Program Files (x86)\Cut3D\PostP
Download the patch and transfer files to computer with VCarve Pro installed using a thumb drive or other method. Copy the patch to C:\Program Files\VCarve Pro - ShopBot Edition and run it. If VCarve Pro is installed on a computer with an Internet connection, go to “Help > Check for Updates” to download and install the patch directly.
These updates are for computers running PartWorks without an Internet connection. If running PartWorks with an Internet connection, use the “Check for Updates” function.
Download and save the attachment. Extract files to C:\Program Files\ShopBot\PartWorks\PostP. When the program asks if you want to overwrite the files, click “Yes”.
USB Drivers for current PRS ShopBots, PRTalpha, and Version 4G control boards are included in the current Control System Software Installation.
These post processors and corresponding machine definitions allow you to use Deskproto with a ShopBot, including machining with a rotary indexer. To install, copy the files into the folder C:\ProgramData\DeskProto 6.1\Drivers
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