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Software

Filmstar-PLUS

The Software contains the file SetupFilmstar.exe. Please double click on this file and run the software install-ation. The Filmstar-PLUS software will be installed in the directory C:\program files\Filmstar. In the Filmstar folder you will find plotter software Run-Filmstar.exe and these additional folders:

Convert Bitmap to FPF:
BMP2Fpf.exe and BMP_Gray2Fpf.exe. With these programs you can convert high resolution Bitmaps into the plotter format FPF. For BMP2Fpf.exe you need monochrome files, BMP_Gray2Fpf.exe also processes gray-scale pictures.

Convert Gerber to FPF:
Contains the program Gerber2Bitmap.exe. With the help of this program you can convert your vector based Gerber data into raster based Bitmap-files.
Drivers:
contains the drivers for the plotter when running the plotter directly from the PC. Please install the file CDMxxxxx_Setup.exe (current version:CDM20824_Setup.exe) in this case. If you are going to transfer the data via USB-stick, you do not need to install any driver.

Inspect FPF:
Contains the program „View_FPF.exe“. This program inspects your created FPF-files.

Machine parameters - import to Run_photo_USB2.exe:
This folder contains the PHS-file with the machine configuration. Please import this file into the program „Run_photo_USB2.exe“.

Manual:
Contains this manual.

Samples:
Contains sample data for your first steps.

 

Dimensions (LxWxH):  700 x 350 x 200 mm

 

max. film size: 380 x 460 mm (XL)

 

max. plot format: 360 x 430 mm (XL)

 

resolution: up tp 16.256 x 25.400 dpi

Tutorials

FILMSTAR - Functions

FILMSTAR - Bitmap to FPF

FILMSTAR - Gerber to FPF

FILMSTAR - Controll

FILMSTAR - Multi-Resolution

FILMSTAR - Layout

FILMSTAR - Test-Grid