Prospector U. is a collection of instructional videos that are designed to provide fast and effective training for both novice and experienced users of Prospector.
Let's face it, traditional help in the form of user & reference
manuals just isn’t terribly effective anymore. Fact is that no one reads anymore. Who has time to rifle through hundreds of web pages searching for answers. And old-school classroom training?
It's just so 20th century! The time, expense and lost productivity is getting harder and harder to justify. Especially true when the quality of training can be so uneven and
So welcome to Prospector U.
Our mission is to deliver high-quality content that suits the way people expect learn today - anytime, at their own pace on virtually any device. Many
of the videos include data sets you can download and practice with in Prospector to make sure you understand how a particular feature or function works.
As always, your feedback is important to us. Let us know where we
can improve or suggest new content you would be interested in seeing.
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Before you begin...
Starting with the 2018 version of Prospector, all the projects and sample data files shown in the videos are installed with your software
C:\ProgramData\AMT Software\Prospector\Prospector Training
If you wish to practice
with these examples to reinforce what you learned, it's easy to switch Prospector into training mode. When you are in training mode, you'll be using the same PowerSource databases and accessing the very same projects that were used to create the videos.
Watch This Video First!
Watch this video to learn more about training mode and accessing the
data files and projects:
Now that you have the basics down, this series of videos gets into the nitty-gritty of how to use the different machining strategies. Both 2D and 3D machining
strategies are presented. Even if you think you know everything about a the machining strategies, watch the videos anyways.
you'll learn something you didn't know before!
This more advanced series of videos dives into how to use Prospector to address discrete situations you may face. This series covers program editing, machining multiple
parts, how to use Prospector Design effectively, 2+3 machining using a workspace to orient the tool axis. PowerSource technology is covered in-depth in the 300
series of videos where you'll learn all about PowerSource and how to use the application programs Insight and Tooling to customize your PowerSource databases.
Advanced topics address discrete situations and scenarios where the most advanced features of the suite of Prospector application
programs can be used to effectively achieve your goals.
Like what you see? Want to see more? Need some help with a specific topic. Let us know! Our goal is to make you more productive with our software.
Anything we can do to help make that happen is a top priority. So please,
give us your feedback both good and bad. Remember, we work for you.