You have an incredible "edge" software package in Fusion 360. I (like many others), am a non-paying subscriber who is open to a paid subscription if I design and create something which can turn profit.
However, I find that while you have volumes of other paid suites which are designed for professionals, that this one should focused (not necessarily just on us), BUT that we should be highly on your minds, as we are the ones with the potential for pay conversions and really have no package which suits us.
Therefore, I urge consideration for tutorials which focus on our "Hobbyist" level CAM machines, Tooling, File formats (SVG), etc as we who are not yet at a point of creating any products or services, need to know how to use your product.
1.) I know six people (not including myself) locally who have either an X-Carve or Shapeoko 3. All of these use routers which function as the spindle. NONE of us know how to set the tools, tool holders, or even understand what a shoulder is on a straight end mill, which does not really even seem to be represented.
2.) None of us is able to export DXF files from the sketches to recreate "accurately scaled" SVG files directly from this software as the source, a format which our local maker space uses for the laser cutter.
3.) Tormach and other machines are cost and size prohibitive to many of us individuals. Therefore, we fail to understand why that level of machine is considered above those of us who are:
a.) Just starting out, and only have a slight understanding to begin with
b.) Personally invested enough to purchase the machines to learn if given a solid medium
c.) Without the benefit of shop co-workers, trade schools, etc to begin to operate.
Please pause, take a candid look at your audience (over 25 percent are users just like me), and help us to become successful, so that we can (in turn) push Fusion 360 into a nearly unconquerable share for its sub-market.
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