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    Dahlgren (Suregrave) Wizzard ST

    I've got a chance of purchasing a second hand Wizzard ST. But can't find any manual, what software to use or what PC connections.
    Any help / advice would be appreciated.
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    Re: Dahlgren (Suregrave) Wizzard ST

    I'm not sure you can. It's the kind with an ancient terminal right? I believe only one model could be hooked up to an external computer and even then it might have been a trs-80. I think the built in hardware is fairly robust as you still see them for sale at rather high prices but if the terminal is caput then plan on rewiring to a new controller.

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    Re: Dahlgren (Suregrave) Wizzard ST

    Quote Originally Posted by gfacer2 View Post
    I'm not sure you can. It's the kind with an ancient terminal right? I believe only one model could be hooked up to an external computer and even then it might have been a trs-80. I think the built in hardware is fairly robust as you still see them for sale at rather high prices but if the terminal is caput then plan on rewiring to a new controller.

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    Thanks, I haven't seen this machine yet as it on Ebay, but could not get any more information on its physical connections. Tried a lot of Googling but no joy.
    You would have thought there was a manual out there. Best to leave it alone then.
    Rob:devious:

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    Re: Dahlgren (Suregrave) Wizzard ST

    OK, just did a quick google. If its a wizard 2000st then maybe. But they didn't have built in computers. They're more like a vision 810. I think something like engravelab will run it with a printer driver. Not 100%. Still they usually seem overpriced.

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    Re: Dahlgren (Suregrave) Wizzard ST

    Quote Originally Posted by gfacer2 View Post
    OK, just did a quick google. If its a wizard 2000st then maybe. But they didn't have built in computers. They're more like a vision 810. I think something like engravelab will run it with a printer driver. Not 100%. Still they usually seem overpriced.

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    No its not a wizard 2000st. The one on offer has a plain front with no controls.
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    Re: Dahlgren (Suregrave) Wizzard ST

    Like this?
    Used Suregrave Dahlgren Wizzard ST engraving machine

    If so, seems like could be an easy conversion but then its only worth (to me at least) about 200 maybe and I'd try to get it for less. You would need a new controller and power supply (or at least it would be easier I think). I'm doing mine with grbl so we'll see how that goes. I wonder if that is a pneumatic z like my dalgren.

    Engravers have weird valuations - the engravers that are successful have high margins and hence they will pay a lot for machines in my opinion. No other reason I can think of that puts 20year old machines without modern controls are over $1000 typically and new controllers at 2-3k.
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    Would Dr Engrave work on the Wizzard ST?

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    Would Dr Engrave work on the Wizzard ST?

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