Thread: newbie software

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    hi, im fast approaching running my machine,(plasma),iv the option to run mach 3 or uccnc if you were fresh to cnc which program would you learn? also id like to be able to scan things,i have scananything software what camera would be best for the job?

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    Any chance of a bit of help please guys???

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    Never ran a plasma, but there are several plasma guys on the UCCNC forum that were former Mach3 users.
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    thanks gerry, 140 veiws on this post and one reply..maybe its time to join the uccnc forum and jump ship

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    Sorry, just seen this post...not been on much recently. I'd probably have a bash at uccnc. Mach3 is ok but going again id have a bash at something else.

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    I have just recently started using uccnc, after being a mach3 user for years. So far I`m very impressed with uccnc, it has done everything I have asked it to do, and the support you get on the forum is excellent. I would also say that uccnc and mach3 are very similar to each other in their visual layout, and the way they work. I will never get rid of mach3, and will continue to have both programs on my pc, but I find myself using uccnc more and more now.

    uccnc is also a fraction of the cost of mach3

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