Posted December 3, Login to post Please use English characters only. Now I need a knife and holder and I’m set to get creative. The advice offered earlier appears to be canned responses for desktop printers not large drawing plotters. Line Drawing Color Mode: Posted by laaia on Apr 26,

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Can they re-send the plot in a hpgl format, or a format that you potter use in another program, liks ACAD, and then print it through that program?

Posted January 8, Seems like the LPT solution is possible then. Drivers are available up to Win95, see here.

Can not plot text with CalComp Designmate 3024 Plotter

Then drag your text to the middle of the preview panel. Set up the plotter per the above parameters.

Just checked that link. A quick way around the problem using the parallel port only is to load the HP Designjet c drivers.

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You can plottter a similar thing to bodge it with finer pens. I mght still have mine if i can find the person i left it with, he sold his shop Mine did a great job, the lines and text seem to be bolder and blacker no matter which pen was used, I mean really beautiful drawings.


The plotter works, self tests, prints test page, and goes “online” but when i send something to it, it flashes the online and error lights and thats it. Change the “current cutter” dropdown to universal plotter driver. I thought I could do “something” with it even if I just tore it apart to see what makes it tick. I have plogter original drivers for the plotter both in DOS and Windows but they won’t install in xp.

I know nothing about anything relating to CAD! And Mechanical Desktop still lists it.

You can’t post conmments that contain an email address. Pens are still available for this plotter, see here. You can’t post answers that contain an email address. Your answer needs to include more details to help people.

Helpful 0 Not Helpful Comment Flag. Results 13 to 24 of This would provide you with lpotter control, that a pdf document will not allow.

It’s worth plottter thousand words. Where can i get the sign blazer calcommp Cut the felt ink holder level with the short black part and use insulating tape over the end to seal it, making a really short pen the lid should still fit.


Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be a member in order to plottef a comment Create an account Sign up for a new account in our community. Last edited by CalG; at If it is an inkjet, yeah you might be able to find the cartridges and maybe a print driver.

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Line Drawing Color Mode: Then just transfer HPGL files to the plotter. The time now is

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