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Mastercam News—X6 MU2 Released To all customers on current Mastercam maintenance. Mastercam X6-MU2 has been released and is available for download. We do highly recommend downloading and installing this update

X6-MU2 Installation Mastercam X6MU2 can be downloaded by Clicking Here You must be on current maintenance to receive this release. You MUST have X6 already installed on your system to install this update. You do not need X6-MU1 installed to install X6-MU2. X6-MU2 is a cumulative install and includes the updates of X6MU1.

Save the .exe to your desktop. After downloading, double click to launch the installer and follow the prompts.  This is NOT a standalone installation, it will install right on top of your current X6 installation.  X6 Post Processors do not need to be updated to run in X6-MU2 After the installation finishes and once you launch Mastercam X6 we recommend you do go over the "What's New File" to see what is new with the release. This file is located on your computers "C Drive" here C:\Program Files\mcamx6\documentationReadMe.htm If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact Cimquest at (866) 277-8778 or Email Support: support@cimquest-inc.com

Please Note - If X6-MU2 is uninstalled, X6 must be installed again, so it is a good idea to keep the X6 installation source readily available


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Mastercam For SolidWorks News—X6 MU1 Released!

To all customers on current Mastercam maintenance. Mastercam for SolidWorks X6-MU1 has been released and is available for download. We do highly recommend downloading and installing this update

Mastercam for SolidWorks X6 MU1 Installation Instructions Download Mastercam for SolidWorks X6-MU1 by Clicking Here You must be on current maintenance to receive this release. You MUST have X6 already installed on your system to install this update. 

Save the .exe to your desktop. After downloading, double click to launch the installer and follow the prompts.  This is NOT a standalone installation, it will install right on top of your current X6 installation.  X6 Post Processors do not need to be updated to run in X6-MU1 After the installation finishes and once you launch Mastercam for SolidWorks X6 MU1 we recommend you do go over the "What's New File" to see what is new with the release. This file is located on your computers "C Drive" here C:\Program Files\McamforSWx6\documentation\ReadMe.htm If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact Cimquest at (866) 277-8778 or Email Support: support@cimquest-inc.com

Please Note - If Mastercam for SolidWorks X6-MU1 is uninstalled, X6 must be installed again, so it is a good idea to keep the X6 installation source readily available


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What’s New In Mastercam - Future Operating System Support **IMPORTANT - MASTERCAM X7 OPERATING SYSTEM NEWS** With the coming release of Mastercam X7 in the 1st quarter of 2013, we would like to take this time to send you an important reminder. Please note that as of Mastercam X7, Windows XP and Vista will no longer be supported platforms to run Mastercam. You will be able to continue running Mastercam X6 on your XP or Vista operating systems, but will be unable to install or upgrade to X7 until you update your operating system. For Mastercam X7, which is due to be released in the 1st quarter of 2013, the supported operating systems are Windows 7 and Windows 8(if released). If you have any questions, please contact support at support@cimquest-inc.com or call 732-6990400 ext 1. Thank you,

Cimquest Mastercam Technical Support Team

We want to hear from you - Please take this short survey To Our Customers, Thank you to those of you who have already responded to our survey. Your feedback will help us continually improve our support for you. For those who have not yet responded, can you help us by taking this short survey? It will only take about 5 minutes of your time, and we hope you will help us by responding. By participating in our survey you can let us know how well we're supporting you, and offer suggestions on how we can improve moving forward. This survey is open until July 31, and we look forward to your input. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to support you! --Cimquest Technical Support Team


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Upcoming Events Cimquest New England 2D High Speed Toolpaths (HST) - Basic Overview of HST. This will cover 2D HST showing you a step by step orientation of the feature in Mastercam. Date & Time

Place

August 1, 2012 1pm-3pm

Windsor Locks, CT

August 14, 2012 9am-11am Cimquest - Sterling, MA

3D High Speed Toolpaths (HST) - Basic Overview of HST. This will cover 3D HST showing you a step by step orientation of the feature in Mastercam. Date & Time Place September 4, 2012 1pm-3pm Cimquest - Sterling, MA

Feature Based Machining - FBM & FBD - Basic Overview of how to use FBM & FBD to assist in your machining process, this will cover set up and a step by step orientation of the feature in Mastercam. Date & Time Place August 14, 2012 1pm-3pm

Cimquest - Sterling, MA

August 29, 2012 1pm-3pm

Windsor Locks, CT

October 16, 2012 9am-11am

Cimquest - Sterling, MA


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Upcoming Events Cimquest New England Mastercam Setup Sheet - Basic introduction into Mastercam's new set up sheet and active reports. Date & Time

Place

October 16, 2012 1pm-3pm

Cimquest - Sterling, MA

Understanding Machine & Control Definitions - Basic understanding of how Machine and Control Definitions' interact with Post processors Date & Time

Place

September 4, 2012 9am-11am Cimquest - Sterling, MA October 31, 2012 1pm-3pm

Windsor Locks, CT

Work Coordinate System (WCS) Basic Overview of how WCS's work and how to create, name and save them. Date & Time

Place

September 26, 2012 1pm-3pm

Windsor Locks, CT


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Mastercam Tech Tip Free Verisurf Tool Kit — Download these Free helpful tools Verisurf Tools for Mastercam X6 is free to use and include some very useful tools like Hole Axis and Minimum Bounding Here is the download link to Verisurf tools for X6. Install - Verisurf Tools for Mastercam X6 Here is a video about What's New in Verisurf Tools for Mastercam X6 What's New - Verisurf Tools for Mastercam X6

This is unsupported by Mastercam as it is a free add on by Verisurf, for more information please contact www.verisurf.com


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Upcoming Mastercam Training Mastercam Basic Mill - August 6-8, 2012@ Cimquest Sterling MA Design, interface & configuration. project setup, 2D Toolpaths & NC output. Mastercam Advanced Mill - August 22-24, 2012 @ Cimquest Sterling MA Surface creation & manipulation, 3D toolpaths, multi-surface toolpaths & verification Mastercam Advanced Lathe - August 30 & 31, 2012 @ Cimquest Sterling MA Advanced turning applications including C-Axis and Mill-Turn

Upcoming Mastercam Tech Days August 1, 2012@ Windsor Lock, CT - Session - 9am-12noon August 8, 2012 @ Cimquest Sterling MA - Session 1 - 9am-12noon August 8, 2012@ Cimquest Sterling MA - Session 2 - 1pm-4pm August 29, 2012@ Windsor Lock, CT - Session - 9am-12noon


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