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Offline Operation Guide For TOOCAA L2

Offline Operation Guide For TOOCAA L2

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We have prepared a beautiful random material package, as well as pre-stored case files TF card, you can experience the production of the first work through the operation of the guide, you can also visit the TOOCAA case material link: https://www.toocaa.com/pages/file-library, or scan the QR code, download more case files! files. Follow the instructions below to start your first project!

 

Preparation

You will need to prepare the items below:

 Items

Diagram

TOOCAA L2

Computer

3mm Basswood boards

An Aluminium Plate

TF Card

Card Reader

 

Step1/11 the smart protection shield and place the aluminium plate in the working area of the laser cutting machine..

When the laser cutter doing the cutting job, the laser will penetrate the basswood boards, to protect the work platform from burning or smoking, it is highly recommended that the configured aluminium plates are placed in the work area as shown in the picture below.

Step2/11 Place the 3mm thick, A4 sized basswood board from the kit on top of the aluminium plate.

 

Step3/11 Lower the fixed focus lever of the laser module.

The laser module's focusing lever has been adjusted by default to the optimum focal length for 3mm basswood boards to ensure optimum engraving and cutting effects.

Step4/11 Pull the trigger upwards.

 

Step5/11 Adjust the position of the laser module so that the tip of the fixed focus lever falls onto the basswood board.

 

Step6/11 Spanner down to hold the laser head in place.

 

Step7/11 Retract the fixed focus lever.

 

Step8/11 Close the smart protection shield.

 

Step9/11 Connect the fan power adapter.

 

Step10/11 Insert the USB lock into the USB port.

Step11/11 Plug the power adapter connector into the power connector.

 

Make The Case Files

TOOCAA L2 supports both LightBurn and LaserGRBL. All of our cases use LightBurn software and we recommend that you use LightBurn first.

Note:LightBurn is a software with charges, but if you are a new user you can try it for free for the first 30 days

Step1/16 Insert the TF card into the computer, in the following operation we need to use the "TOOCAA_L2.lbdev" file and "TOOCAA_L2_Case(10W)V1.0.dxf" file in the TF card.

Step2/16 Open LightBurn and click “Devices”.

 

Step3/16 Click "Import" to import the .lbdev configuration file: TOOCAA_L2.lbdev from the TF card.

 

Step4/16 After importing, select TOOCAA L2 in the device list and click OK for successful configuration.

 

Step5/16 Click on "Edit-Settings".

 

Step6/16 Select "mm/min" and click OK.

 

Step7/16 Click on the "File" menu and select "Import" from the drop-down list to open the file selection screen.

 

Step8/16 Locate the "TOOCAA_L2_Case(10W)V1.0.dxf" file on the TF card and open it.

 

Step9/16 The import file is completed as shown in the figure.

 

Step10/16 Set the laser movement speed and power.

 

The recommended parameter settings for the laser module are shown in the table below.

Material

Laser Module

Mode

Speed

Power

3mm Basswood

10W Laser Module

Cut

350mm/min

100%

3mm Basswood

10W Laser Module

Engrave

2000mm/min

100%

3mm Basswood

10W Laser Module

Fill

5000mm/min

60%

3mm Basswood

20W Laser Module

Cut

450mm/min

100%

3mm Basswood

20W Laser Module

Engrave

8000mm/min

100%

3mm Basswood

20W Laser Module

Fill

8000mm/min

60%

 

The 3mm basswood board is used in this case. For more information about the parameter settings of the material, please refer to the Common Parameter Settings page on the TOOCAA website. Common parameter setting page URL: https://www.toocaa.com/pages/material-settings-for-toocaa-machines

 

Step11/16 Select all the works and click on the "Save GCode" option.

Step12/16 Select the disk for the TF card to save the work to the TF card.

 

Step13/16 Insert the TF card into the card slot.

 

Note the TF card metal lead should be facing up.

Step14/16 Switch on the power.

 

 

Step15/16 Tap the button and release it to view the laser module pre-travelling the work area.

 

Adjust the aluminium and basswood plates to the proper position according to the laser module pre-travelling the work area of the artwork.

Step16/16 Double-click the button and the laser cutter starts working.

 

It’s prohibited to look directly at the laser, please wear goggles to observe the progress of the work.
Congratulations on harvesting your first piece of work.
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