2 lasers, 2 options

by Renegade Azzy

I've got 2 lasers in the shop, both fairly accurate. The small one with strippers uses a magnetic switch of some sort, that just has to have a sliver if steel interred to the right point. The big laser uses standard lever switches, with rollers on them, to zero x and y. It's pretty good, good enough that if the power goes out mid job, It can boot up, zero, and continue. But it also uses servos.

I would be worried about optics in a shop embodiment. Most cnc machines h have some sort of magnetic switching to do limits and such, so that might be your best bet.

Posted on Nov 9, 2017, 8:50 AM

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  1. Self-homing servos.... Doc Nickel, Nov 9, 2017
    1. I want to correct one thing.... James, Nov 9, 2017
      1. AXYZ prox. Le_KiD_Qc, Nov 9, 2017
      2. that would be a really weird situation. ydna-zds, Nov 9, 2017

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