The K40 Laser Cutter is now in place at the space, though currently listed as out of use.
I’ve updated the Equipment wiki with a wealth of information on the project.
We currently need a number of things doing, though the priority is:
- RAMPS board to be powered up automatically when the laser is turned on. This is because without control, the laser defaults to “on” which could lead to fires.
- PWM control isn’t working right. May need POT completely disconnecting and a firmware upgrade… hoping to do this next Monday 28th Nov 16
- Case interlocks and safety button to be wired in.
I do not need to be present when the project is being worked on. I’ve volunteered a couple of people to help, but the world will not end if it gets broken. It’ll just be frustrating to those salivating in the aisles looking forward to using a working laser cutter.
Please read the wiki page and all of the links off it to get a really good idea what is going on before trying to “help”