USB Drivers for Cutting MachinesSure Cuts A Lot has a USB Driver Install option under the Help menu for various machines. However a more recent version of the driver might be available from below.
BERNINA Version 5 Embroidery Software; Supported on the following Operating Systems: Windows 10; Windows 8.1; Windows 7; To ensure that your dongle is recognized by the computer and working correctly, you will need to download and install the latest dongle driver. Have your dongle connected to your computer and download the following driver update. FTDI provide a utility called “FTCLEAN” that forcibly removes drivers from your computer. WARNING: THIS WILL BREAK ALL DEVICES THAT USE FTDI DRIVERS, NOT JUST MOATES HARDWARE. Do not attempt this procedure unless reloading the drivers has failed to restore your devices to full functionality. Click Download File to download the file. When the File Download window is displayed, click Save to save the file to your hard drive. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file. Read the information in the dialog window.
Here are some links for some USB drivers for various electronic cutting machines (plotters, vinyl cutters).
|Black Cat||Windows, Mac||FTDI VCP|
|Craftwell eCraft||Windows, Mac||CP210x USB to UART Bridge VCP|
|Cricut Cake||Windows, Mac||FTDI VCP|
|Cricut Create||Windows, Mac||FTDI VCP|
|Cricut Expression||Windows, Mac||FTDI VCP|
|Cricut Personal||Windows, Mac||FTDI VCP|
|Pazzles Inspiration||Windows, Mac||FTDI VCP|
|Silver Bullet||Windows, Mac||FTDI VCP|
Download FTDI 2.12.12
Bernina Ftdi Driver Downloads
For Windows Users Only
If you are using Linux or Mac OS X, this page doesn't apply to you. Otherwise, on a Windows PC, chipKIT boards need USB drivers installed, and depending on which board you have, there are two different types of USB drivers that chipKIT boards can use. Most chipKIT boards use FTDI drivers because they have FTDI USB-to-serial converter chips on board, and your computer probably has those FTDI drivers on it already. Other chipKIT boards (like the Fubarinos, chipKIT Pi, and DP32) use the PIC32's built-in USB peripheral to communicate with the PC, and they need a separate chipKIT driver file when used on a Windows PC.
Now, depending on which IDE you use and how you installed the chipKIT core, there are two places where you can obtain the necessary driver files. The most common chipKIT-core installation method is the first one below.
Install via Arduino IDE Board Manager, chipKIT-core 1.1.0 and up
If you have installed chipKIT core in Arduino IDE via the built-in Board manager, the installer already placed the Windows USB drivers in a folder for your reference. They are located in the following directory structure on your computer:
C:Users<your username>AppDataLocalArduino15packageschipKITtoolsdrivers-windowsv2 (for chipKIT-core v1.2.1 and above)
C:Users<your username>AppDataLocalArduino15packageschipKITtoolsdrivers-windowsv1 (for chipKIT-core v1.1.0 to v1.2.0)
- For chipKIT boards that use built-in USB (like Fubarino SD, Fubarino Mini, DP32, chipKIT Pi, Lenny), there will be a chipKIT Drivers folder that contains a USBDriverInstaller.exe application. Right click on this .exe file and select 'Run As Administrator'. When Windows asks you if you want to allow this program to modify your computer click Yes, then click 'Install Drivers'. When that's done, close the window. Now when you plug in your chipKIT board, Windows will find the proper drivers.
- For chipKIT boards that use the FTDI converter chip (all of the rest of them), you can plug in your chipKIT board, and if Windows complains about not knowing where the drivers are, you can point it to the FTDI USB DriversCDM v2.12.10 WHQL Certified folder.
Other Install Methods (or chipKIT-core before v1.1.0)
This covers cases such as installing chipKIT core by downloading and expanding a zip file, or running some other IDE like MPIDE or UECIDE.
- If you plug your chipKIT board into your computer and it can't find the right drivers, you can download the drivers separately using the following link. It contains the FTDI drivers and the chipKIT USB drivers. Simply unzip the file and point Windows to the unzipped contents to install the right driver: https://github.com/chipKIT32/chipKIT-drivers/releases/download/v2.0/chipKIT_USB_drivers_windows_v2.zip