UKCutter SMURF HWQ330
UKCutter Smurf HWQ330 Cutter Software Setup Install Guide

Machine Setup
SignCut Pro | Artcut 2009
CorelDRAW ( Regular Cut | Contour Cut )
ARMS Laser Offset Calibration

Smurf Cut Tool for CorelDRAW
Note:  Make sure to install the CutTool to a user-writable location
such as the Desktop, or else it will not function correctly


Machine Setup

USB "PRINTER" Functionality Setup

Before using the machine with the software listed below, it is important to set the machine to "PRINTER" mode:
1.  Press "MODE" several times until "PRINTER" and "VIRTUAL COM" appear on the panel.
2.  Press UP or DOWN arrow so that there is a "Y" next to "PRINTER".
3.  Press "RESET" to reset the machine.
4.  Now the machine should respond from the USB001 port.

Connecting the SMURF to your PC or Laptop
1.  Connect the power & USB cable to the cutter, and connect the USB cable to your computer.
2.  Power the machine on, Windows should automatically detect the Cutter.  No driver installation is needed if the above guide has been followed.
3.  Follow the Guides below to get the cutter setup on your cutting software.

ARMS Calibration Guide for Contour Cutting
(ONLY NEEDED IF CONTOUR OFFSET IS WRONG)

[VIDEO LINK]

Software Guide
SignCut Pro
SignCut Pro UKCutter Smurf HWQ330 Cutter Software Setup Install Guide
1.  Click "Cutter" to open the cutter settings dialogue
2.  Choose "Vicsign" as the Manufacturer, and choose "HW330" as the Cutter model
3.  Choose "USB001" as the Output Device / Port

SignCut Pro UKCutter Smurf HWQ330 Cutter Software Setup Install Guide

Artcut 2009
Artcut 2009 UKCutter Smurf HWQ330 Cutter Software Setup Install Guide
1.  Choose "Vicsign" as the Manufacturer
2.  Choose "HW330" as the Cutter
3.  Link to "USB001"

CorelDRAW
CorelDRAW UKCutter Smurf HWQ330 Cutter Software Setup Install Guide
1.  Install the Cut Tool.  If you do not have it on the disc, you can download it here: Smurf Cut Tool for CorelDRAW
NOTE:  Make sure to install the CutTool to a user-writable location such as the Desktop, or else it will not function correctly

2.  Insert the USB dongle into the computer before opening the Cut Tool in CorelDRAW.

Regular Cutting from CorelDRAW

1.  Select the objects you wish to Cut, and click the Cut Tool plugin from the drop-down menu.  Be sure to select the version which matches your version of CorelDRAW ...

CorelDRAW UKCutter Smurf HWQ330 Cutter Software Setup Install Guide Direct Contour Cut

2. Now click "Cut/Plot" and Select "USB001" as the Port.

CorelDRAW UKCutter Smurf HWQ330 Cutter Software Setup Install Guide Direct Contour Cut

3.  Click "Send" to send the job to the Cutter/Plotter!

Note:  IF THERE ARE NO LINES IN THE OUTPUT PREVIEW THEN PLEASE MAKE SURE THE DESIGN IS VECTOR/PATHS/CURVES.  IF THE DESIGN IS ALREADY VECTOR, REINSTALL THE CUTTOOL TO THE DESKTOP OR OTHER USER-WRITABLE LOCATION.

Contour Cutting from CorelDRAW

1.  Select the objects you wish to Cut, and click the Cut Tool plugin from the drop-down menu.  Be sure to select the version which matches your version of CorelDRAW ...

CorelDRAW UKCutter Smurf HWQ330 Cutter Software Setup Install Guide Direct Contour Cut

2. Set the Outside Offset amount, and then click "Trace Contour"
Note:  IF THERE ARE NO LINES IN THE OUTPUT PREVIEW THEN PLEASE MAKE SURE THE DESIGN IS VECTOR/PATHS/CURVES.  IF THE DESIGN IS ALREADY VECTOR, REINSTALL THE CUTTOOL TO THE DESKTOP OR OTHER USER-WRITABLE LOCATION.

CorelDRAW UKCutter Smurf HWQ330 Cutter Software Setup Install Guide Direct Contour Cut

3.  Now click "Add Mark" to add the registration marks to the design.

CorelDRAW UKCutter Smurf HWQ330 Cutter Software Setup Install Guide Direct Contour Cut

4.  After printing the image and inserting it into the cutter, position the pen/blade origin over the middle of the bottom-right corner mark.

CorelDRAW UKCutter Smurf HWQ330 Cutter Software Setup Install Guide Direct Contour Cut

5.  Click "Cut Contour" and Send the Job via USB001 Port.
6.  After the cutter has scanned the registration marks, click the dialogue box on CorelDRAW to confirm when it has finished.
7.  The cutter should now Contour Cut around the design!

Note:  If the Contour Cutting offset is wrong please follow this guide to Calbirate the ARMS

for further support:  support@ukcutter.co.uk