X-Carve FAQ

Do X-Carve and Easel work with my computer?

All of our machines and our Easel software work with Windows, Mac OS, and Ubuntu Linux. For optimal results, we recommend using a Google Chrome web browser and a 64-bit Mac, Windows or Ubuntu operating system....

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Can I add a laser head or drag knife attachment?

We do not have any plans down the line to support anything besides a router head for X-Carve. This is for both safety reasons and our inability to offer quality software for these applications. There are some p...

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How much will X-Carve shipping cost?

Shipping costs will vary depending on how you configure your X-Carve machine kit. First, select your preferred options in the X-Carve configurator. Add your configured X-Carve to your Inventables shopping cart...

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Will I have to pay additional customs charges?

Please note we do not include customs or import duty fees in the shipping cost you pay at check out. In order to comply with US export laws and trade sanctions, the value of the goods is listed to match what yo...

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Will X-Carve work with both 110V and 220V?

Yes. The power supply that powers the electronics is universal and will work with either a 110V or 220V requirement. We offer a US configured power plug that comes with the power supply. Depending on your count...

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What else will I need to use the X-Carve machine?

The X-Carve configurator tool will walk you through each step of configuring a fully functioning 3D Carving kit. The only additional item you will need to provide is a computer with a 64 bit Mac or Windows oper...

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Will the X-Carve work with CAD/CAM software I already have?

As long as your program can export standard g-code, X-Carve, along with its Arduino based controller, will work with other CAD/CAM software options. Our Easel software has a gcode import option and we have bui...

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Can I modify the X-Carve?

The X-Carve can easily be modified into different configurations. The X-Carve machine configurator tool gives you an easy way to get started. Also, the X-Carve forum is a great place to connect with other CNC e...

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Can I make my X-Carve larger then 1000mm x 1000mm?

We can only officially support the sizes offered through our website (500x500mm and 1000x1000mm) as we have built and tested these ourselves. That being said, the design of the machine makes it very easy to ex...

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Can I remove parts from the kit that I don't need prior to placing the order?

We have broken down the X-Carve into several basic modules. Using the X-Carve configurator tool you can configure your kit to include just the modules you need for building your own custom configured kit. We ar...

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