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  1. Re: Clearpath Servo motors for CO2 Laser cutter

    I agree the Clearpath is over kill as a laser should not have much resistance when the head is moving I have both laser and CNC and the laser only uses a nema 17 and my CNC uses a nema 34 gear drive
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    Re: new Chinese laser, not lasing

    When you say it isn't firing are you looking at the tube or the spot under the head. If you are not seeing the pink in the tube then it isn't firing but if the tube glows rpink then the beam isn't...
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    Re: new Chinese laser, not lasing

    Will it fire when you push the test fire button. I had a problem where my laser would not fire and I saw that it has a switch to shut the laser off and I had bumped it. Is the water flow sensor...
  4. Re: How to cut a long foam hole - like in foam pool noodles

    I would make a core cutter from some tubing like conduit just grind teeth in the end and use a drill
  5. Re: Reliable companies selling Chinese laser engraver in the U.S.?

    Try Rabbit lasers in Ohio and Automation Technoligies in Chicago
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    Re: Low Current output to Laser Tube

    I have found that on one of my lasers if the min power setting is set below the max setting my laser will only cut at the low setting even if I tell it to cut a 90%
  7. Re: Loss of Power after aligning and cleaning mirrors

    Is your nose cone heating up beam maybe bouncing off the side of it
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    Re: Uneven engraving mystery...

    Your piece may be heating up causing the striping
  9. Re: Chinese Mixed Cutting Machines - Anyone with Experience

    Two different machines
  10. Re: Purchasing a Thunder Laser vs G. Weike Laser or other

    Thunder lasers are made in China
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    Re: Glowforge, Too good to be true? Ive had nothing but trouble with my glowforge

    the problems on the Glowforge forum just keep getting worse and the mods close the thread before there is a solution to the problem. The 3 posters that always seem to chime in make it sound like the...
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    Re: Acrylic and metal Adhesive?

    Have you thought about just using a rivet tool to snug up the rivets and not break the pins off.
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    Re: 60W chinses laser cutter main switch

    In the third pic there is a fuse in the side that the power cord plugs into.
  14. Re: Looking for a laser cutter/engraver in the $2000-$5000 range

    I started out with a 60 watt laser with a 12X20 inch bed I found it did what I wanted but was a little slow for the hundreds of cuts that I got it for. I went to a 130 watt laser with a 24x40 inch...
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    Re: Centroid Acorn experiences?

    Since it was not a working unit I should have been refunded the full amount.and I should not have been put through all this. I started this thread as what my experience was and people like you...
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    Re: Centroid Acorn experiences?

    You can think anything you want you said it looked like the wiring was hacked when you thought I did it. It was doing the same thing from day one. why would it work for him if he tested it. I sent...
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    Re: Centroid Acorn experiences?

    That is correct I bought a turnkey unit guaranteed to work on my CNC and that is what the wiring looks like. Like I said many times it didn't control my machine without problems. So I ended up...
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    Re: Centroid Acorn experiences?

    That is how Gary wired it not me. All they wiring was from him so then he did the hack job. now what are you going to say about that.
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    Re: Centroid Acorn experiences?

    You can see how the ethernet socket is bent according to Gary this is a picture just before I packaged it up to send it back. I said I had all the documentation and I do including pics.
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    Re: Centroid Acorn experiences?

    What part of it did not work from day 1 and I sent it back to Gary because of this problem. Same problem when I received it back the second time. He never tested it just added a breakout board and...
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    Re: Centroid Acorn experiences?

    And the report was sent back in March which is a lot earlier then the ones you show in fact you had the box at that time. why not show the original report
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    Re: Parameter password reset

    Try rd8888 as your password
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    Re: Centroid Acorn experiences?

    I should have charged for the bad unit that ever would run a file only move with the arrows and G command. I kept complaining about this and even sent it back for that problem that he never...
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    Re: Centroid Acorn experiences?

    I never tripped over the cord and I even had sent the unit back to you to check out for it was doing this from day 1. You should have been able to solve that problem when you had it back on your...
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    Re: Centroid Acorn experiences?

    My experience with the Acorn controller is I had Gary Campbell build me one that I was supposed to be able to use on my shopbot. He even said it was a turnkey replacement. After many hours of...
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    Re: Laser machine Thechnical Service

    Are you getting power to the switch. Mine has a fuse in the plug that the cord plugs into.
  27. Re: Where to buy Small C02 Laser in the US

    Check out Automation technologies they are in Chicago. I bought one from them and also I got a larger one from Goldraydigital on E bay that was cheaper and very fast shipping I ordered it on a...
  28. Re: Rudia Controller resets settings when restarted

    Try doing this just move you head to where you want 0x 0y to be draw a small box set the laser to 0% then hit start. It should act like it cut and when it is done it should be at The 0x 0y that you...
  29. Re: Best Laser Cutter for Start Up Business

    Well for metal acrylic and wood you need different lasers.
  30. Re: Unfinished laser cutting, anyone know why?

    Did all 3 run one after the other. It maybe that the tube is heating up and losing power. Or your mirrors are getting a little dirty from the MDF smoke
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