Getting Started - Windows 7/8

Step 1:

Older version of Windows (7 & 8) require drivers to be installed to recognise your Emblaser 2.

If you are running one of these operating systems, please install driver V1.1: DOWNLOAD (v1.1)

NOTE: If you are having problems installing this driver .exe file, please download V1.0 and follow the steps below under 'Manually Installing Drivers': DOWNLOAD (v1.0)

Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 is known to sometimes not like the latest driver (V1.1).

If you are running this operating system and are having problems installing the driver, please download and install the V1.0 driver and follow the steps below under 'Manually Installing Drivers': DOWNLOAD (v1.0)


Manually Installing Drivers

After downloading the recommended .zip file, unzip it to your desktop.

Click the “Start” button and pull up the Control Panel.

From there, open the Device Manager.

Now we need to locate the device to install.


Right-click the and select “Update Driver Software”



Select 'Browse my computer for the driver software' and find where you unzipped the driver to.



You should now have a recognised “Smoothie Virtual Serial Port”.

NOTE: If you are experiencing problems installing a driver, it may be useful to uninstall the device and then try re-installing the driver. This can be done by right-clicking on the driver and selecting 'Uninstall'.


Step 2:

Download the User Manual: LINK


Step 3:

The Emblaser 2 is not a toy and if used incorrectly can cause injury.

Carefully read the safety information in Section 1 of the User Manual.


Step 4: 

Follow the instructions in Section 3 to setup your Emblaser 2.

Your LightBurn license key can be found on the 'Getting Started' card supplied with your machine as shown in the image below.





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