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Laser clip of RepRap Pursa.

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Laser clip of RepRap Pursa. by below_cho Jan 13, 2013
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RepRap 3D printer as a laser engraver.

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Print the STL files and clip on your RepRap Pursa. A 1.6W 808nm Laser was used on the version.
Skeinforge can also generate laser milling g-code. If your laser have TTL control, you can replace the M101 & M103 code form M101 S255 & M101 S0 to control the laser on/ off. You need to connect the extruder heater power supply to the TTL control.

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Nothing changed with the firmware. Skeinforge setting as follow: profile type: Milling. Profile Selection: Laser. Chop: Tick Add Extra ....., Tick add Layer. Drill, untick Activate Drill. Export: Tick Activate Export, Tick ad Export Suffix. Feed: Tick Activate Feed, feed rate: (15mm/s for deep colour, if the wood colour is light, decrease this value). Mill: Tick Activate Mill. For the 2D laser milling, Skeinforge used for the G-code generate. For the 3D laser engraving, Artcam used for the G-code generate.

Great, i will post my result as soon as i complete the new "extruder". Thx again for the info :)

What kind of laser you are going to use?

2W 445nm from Ebay - with modified circuit from this project: http://instructables.com/id/Pocket-laser-engraver/instructables.com/id/Pocket-la...

Hi below_cho :)

Congratulation to this amazing Mod - wow :)
Could you please share the modified firmware?
And which settings did you use in Skeinforge to reach this accuracy?

Thx a lot :)

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