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Perfboard Hackduino ($8 Arduino-compatible circuit)
Custom PCB Prototyping using a Laser Cutter
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You can cut down on the laser time and use up less etchant if your software will allow you to trace the edges of your circuit. That way the laser will remove only the outline of the traces and is much faster since it verctor cuts rather than doing a raster scan of the board. An added bonus is that you can ground the non-trace areas to provide ground plane to your board.
The extra wiring,resistors and connections are for my current little project.
I have made a few of these in the past for some projects but never think of taking a picture and claiming a "I Made It",until now..lol. I enjoy making them. Thank you
Go to LPKF website and search for ProtoLaser. They do it.
Have a look at gabuleu.blosgpot.comI bought a Shapeoko CNC and upgraded it to have a small diode laser. Not so expensive in the end.
I believe LPKF uses a UV laser, not an IR one. You probably are using a CO2 laser which emits in the infra red (IR).
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