Author Topic: LazerBlade: The affordable laser cutter / engraver  (Read 2842 times)

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Offline snoopy

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LazerBlade: The affordable laser cutter / engraver
« on: June 24, 2014, 03:15:19 am »
Don't know if this one has been covered but it is a small CNC laser cutter for light materials.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1537608281/lazerblade-the-affordable-laser-cutter-engraver?ref=home_location

It 's an aussie bloke from Melbourne. It's good to see aussies having ago. 466K raised with three days to go ;)

 

Offline sacherjj

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Re: LazerBlade: The affordable laser cutter / engraver
« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2014, 04:45:40 am »
Wood only < 1mm seems to be to far on the lighter materials to be useful for much.
 

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Re: LazerBlade: The affordable laser cutter / engraver
« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2014, 07:17:11 am »
They changed laser led with one with more power. Can cut 5mm balsa and 2.8mm light plywood.
 

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Re: LazerBlade: The affordable laser cutter / engraver
« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2014, 09:42:36 am »
That's not significantly cheaper that a Chinese 40W CO2 laser that is actually useful. Granted the quality control and stepper control board on the DC-K40 are suspect, but nothing the average EEVblog reader can't cope with.
 


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