XY Plotter Robot Kit is a drawing robot that can move a pen or other instrument to draw digital artwork on flat surface. It can also be developed into a laser engraver by adding the Laser Engraver Upgrade Pack.
This kit consists of over 60 kinds of components from Makeblock, including beams, brackets, motors, etc. Here's the picture of all the components.
XY Plotter V2.0 can be controlled by 2 software, mDraw and Benbox.
mDraw is a cross-platform open-source software developed by Makeblock.
Compatibility: mDrawBot (mScara, mCar, mEggBot, mSpider), XY Plotter kit (servo mode, laser mode)
OS Environment: Windows, Mac, Linux
Supported File Type: *.svg, *.bmp (convert to *.svg)
Benbox is compatible with both servo mode and laser mode of XY plotter. One of the best things about using Benbox is that Benbox support gray-scale engraving, and editing figures and characters within the software.
The current version of Benbox only supports Window OS.
You can upgrade your XY-plotter with Laser Engraver Upgrade Pack