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Mine came out a little large, but was able to shape it to fit.
I've decided that the cheap driver I was using from Amazon is not appropriate, it is almost impossible to regulate the current with it, and I've burnt up several lasers... I have since switched over to a larger, 12w laser with a built-in driver.
Here is the picture.
Here is the picture I burned from PicLaser. Im quite pleased with this, the quality is excellent for it being just my second run of the machine. I still need to fiddle with the focal length and materials.
Why is there a resistor between the positive and negative TTL lines? Won't that short it?
I think so, but I'll tell you for sure later tonight when I try to burn a picture using PicLaser. I made that star in MakerCam and had it just set the laser all the way on.
CNC Laser for Printing Images and Engraving - Shapeoko 2 based
Thanks for the tutorial. The only differences I did was that I bought this inexpensive Amazon laser controller, which appears to work well (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B012FOFGAC?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o07_s00). Also, I just use the 1 power supply off of my Shapeoko 2 and run the 24 volt to my voltage converter, also from Amazon (http://www.amazon.com/RioRand-Adjustable-Regulator-Experimental-Converter/dp/B00HVB29LY/ref=sr_1_1?s=industrial&ie=UTF8&qid=1454477512&sr=1-1&keywords=dc+voltage+converter+40v).
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