Smart Laser CO2 Manual

Installation of software

Installation on Windows

The installation of the driver for using to connect the control board.

Please download the Windows driver.
Unzip the downloaded file, and then please install it (in the case of 64bitOS selecting the “dpinst-amd64.exe”, in the case of in the case of 32bitOS selecting the “dpinst-x86.exe”).
—Do not need the driver installation if the ArduinoIDE is installed.
 

Installation of Python

Download the python version 2.7 from here at the beginning, and then click Install.

Choose “Install for all users” then click the ” Next” button.
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Click the ” Next” button.
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Click “Add python.exe to Path” then choose “Will be installed on local hard drive”
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Click the ” Next” button.
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Finally, download the SmartLaser software, please unzip with an appropriate directory.

Installation on Mac

download the SmartLaser software, please unzip to an appropriate directory.

The installation of Raspberry Pi

The “Smart Laser Mini” is just for Raspberry Pi. In order to use the browser, we recommend you use Raspberry Pi 2.
Because the installation of the Raspberry Pi need to be downloaded from the Internet, please connect Internet in advance.

First, install the Python-related packages. And then install Python-related package from Terminal.
Start a terminal, and then install the “sudo apt-get install python-pip” command.
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During the process you will be asked whether install it or not, please enter a “Y”.
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Then, install the “sudo apt-get install python-dev” command.
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During the process you will be asked whether install it or not, please enter a “Y”.
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Then, install the “sudo pip install Pillow” command.
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Finally, download the SmartLaser software, please unzip to an appropriate directory.
Run the “chmod + x run.sh” command, and set the executable version in “run.sh” file of the library that has been unzipped.