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==Modification Suggestions==
 
==Modification Suggestions==
 
Our FullSpectrum 40W is far from perfect. Add your suggested improvements to the laser cutter on this list.
 
Our FullSpectrum 40W is far from perfect. Add your suggested improvements to the laser cutter on this list.
* Mount the parallel port driver board further back within the case
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* <del>Mount the parallel port driver board further back within the case</del>
* Mount the Mach3 card inside the case, make cover for it to screw in the outside (with the laser cutter!?)
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* <del>Mount the Mach3 card inside the case, make cover for it to screw in the outside (with the laser cutter!?)</del>
* Strain relief and longer USB cable (Chris has a 10 or 15 ft he will donate. Ferrite beads and gold plated.)     
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* <del>Strain relief and longer USB cable (Chris has a 10 or 15 ft he will donate. Ferrite beads and gold plated.)</del>    
* Air pump (Mack getting this for us so ghetto-rig ShopVac can go away)
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* <del>Air pump (Mack getting this for us so ghetto-rig ShopVac can go away)</del>
 
* Digital readout for power knob (Looking into digital potentiometer with readout!)
 
* Digital readout for power knob (Looking into digital potentiometer with readout!)
 
* Lid-switch should trip the system-wide cutoff, not just a computer control cutoff
 
* Lid-switch should trip the system-wide cutoff, not just a computer control cutoff
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* Better interior lighting (possibly fluorescent bars and/or LEDs) to better light the work surface
 
* Better interior lighting (possibly fluorescent bars and/or LEDs) to better light the work surface
 
* Possibly redo entire control panel with digital readouts and better (read: safer) switches.
 
* Possibly redo entire control panel with digital readouts and better (read: safer) switches.
 
  
 
==Uses==
 
==Uses==

Revision as of 14:02, 10 September 2011

We have a Full Spectrum Engineering 40W Co2 Laser Cutter

Tetsu worked hard and started a Kickstarter project to get us a laser cutter for about $2000. We successfully promoted it enough to get people to generously donate to our cause, and now we have one!

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Modification Suggestions

Our FullSpectrum 40W is far from perfect. Add your suggested improvements to the laser cutter on this list.

Uses


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