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== Links to Laser Cutter Info ==
 
== Links to Laser Cutter Info ==
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=== Manufacturers ===
 
=== Manufacturers ===
  
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==== Upper-tier Brands ====
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* http://www.epiloglaser.com/ (Golden, CO with local reps)
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** Entry level Zing 16 is $8K
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* http://www.ulsinc.com/ (Scottsdale AZ with local reps)
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* http://www.gccworld.com/laserproi_en/engr_prod_model.html (Taipei Taiwan/Walnut CA with local reps)
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* http://www.troteclaser.com/en-US-US/Laser-Machines/Pages/Product-Overview.aspx (Austria/Ypsilanti, MI with local reps)
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** Entry level Speedy 100 is $18K
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==== More affordable ====
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* http://www.omni-cnc.com/products/Laser_Machine_For_Non-Metal/( OMNI, Jinan, China)
 
* http://fslaser.com/products/lasers (Las Vegas, NV)
 
* http://fslaser.com/products/lasers (Las Vegas, NV)
 
** on eBay as http://www.ebay.com/sch/jibberwukie/m.html
 
** on eBay as http://www.ebay.com/sch/jibberwukie/m.html
 
* http://www.rabbitlaserusa.com/ (Middletown, OH)
 
* http://www.rabbitlaserusa.com/ (Middletown, OH)
 
* http://hurricanelasers.com/ (Las Vegas, NV)
 
* http://hurricanelasers.com/ (Las Vegas, NV)
* http://www.epiloglaser.com/ (Golden, CO)
 
 
* http://www.xyz-tech.com/ (Jinan, Shandong China)
 
* http://www.xyz-tech.com/ (Jinan, Shandong China)
 
* http://www.thunderlaser.com/ (Shenzen, China)
 
* http://www.thunderlaser.com/ (Shenzen, China)
 
* http://www.lightobject.com/CNC-CO2-Laser-C11.aspx (Elk Grove, CA, ships from China?)
 
* http://www.lightobject.com/CNC-CO2-Laser-C11.aspx (Elk Grove, CA, ships from China?)
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** On YouTube as: http://www.youtube.com/user/speedythinker
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** Resells Triumph Lasers?  Different paint job
 
* http://legacylasers.com/Laserengravers.html (Defiance, PA)
 
* http://legacylasers.com/Laserengravers.html (Defiance, PA)
 
* http://www.logilase.com/products.html (Ontario Canada)
 
* http://www.logilase.com/products.html (Ontario Canada)
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* http://www.triumphlaser.com/Products.asp  
 
* http://www.triumphlaser.com/Products.asp  
 
** also on eBay as http://www.ebay.com/sch/triumphsystem/m.html
 
** also on eBay as http://www.ebay.com/sch/triumphsystem/m.html
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* http://www.wklaser.com/product/57.html G Weike (Jinan China)
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* http://www.brightstarlasers.com/laser_engravers.htm (Shawnee, KS)
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* http://en.shenhuilaser.com/Product.asp?BigClassName=Laser%20Engraving%20Machine
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* http://www.jamiesonlaser.com/ (Litchfield, CT)
  
 
=== Laser Cutter Forums and Blogs ===
 
=== Laser Cutter Forums and Blogs ===
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* http://www.cnczone.com/forums/#laser_engraving_cutting_machines
 
* http://www.cnczone.com/forums/#laser_engraving_cutting_machines
 
* http://www.chineselasersupportforum.com/vbul/forum/forum.php
 
* http://www.chineselasersupportforum.com/vbul/forum/forum.php
* Steven Hobley: http://www.stephenhobley.com/blog/?s=china
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* http://www.sawmillcreek.org/forumdisplay.php?8-Engravers-Forum
  
 
=== Hackerspace Laser Cutter Pages ===
 
=== Hackerspace Laser Cutter Pages ===
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* http://wiki.acemonstertoys.org/Laser_Cutter
 
* http://wiki.acemonstertoys.org/Laser_Cutter
  
=== Comparison Charts ===
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=== Comparison Charts & Spreadsheets ===
  
 
* https://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=0ArzfvXpex4x8dHhpMmJINlNMclBjRm9uMmM5RExnVXc&hl=en&output=html
 
* https://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=0ArzfvXpex4x8dHhpMmJINlNMclBjRm9uMmM5RExnVXc&hl=en&output=html
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* https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Ai_FSnJ6DCsUdEpPdDJhM2Y0WUQ5eEw4TzRHMm84SWc&usp=sharing From Eric Miller, hackerspace laser survey
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* http://fab.cba.mit.edu/about/fab/inv.html  MIT Fab Lab complete price list, has info on suppliers and support gear
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=== Reviews/Articles ===
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* Full Spectrum Engineering
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** http://www.kevingunn.org/?p=227
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** http://blog.makezine.com/2012/11/21/full-spectrum-deluxe-hobby-laser-review/
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** http://www.plasma2002.com/blog/2012/04/18/on-buying-and-using-a-laser-cutter/
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*** Owner reports that it now has an electrical short from the laser supply to the water line
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** http://www.inhale3d.com/tag/full-spectrum-laser/
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* Generic Chinese
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** http://hackaday.com/2011/04/14/buying-a-laser-cutter-from-china/ (has comments on FSLaser 40W hobby model)
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** http://www.imajeenyus.com/workshop/20090506_laser_cutter/index.shtml
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** Stephen Hobley
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*** http://www.stephenhobley.com/blog/2011/04/11/buying-a-laser-cutter-from-china-part-one/
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*** http://www.stephenhobley.com/blog/2011/04/12/buying-a-laser-cutter-from-china-part-two/
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*** http://www.stephenhobley.com/blog/2011/04/13/buying-a-laser-cutter-from-china-part-three/
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*** http://www.stephenhobley.com/blog/2011/04/15/upgrading-a-laser-cutter-from-china/
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*** http://www.stephenhobley.com/blog/2011/04/25/upgrading-a-laser-cutter-from-china-part-two/
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*** http://www.stephenhobley.com/blog/2011/05/05/aligning-40-watt-laser-mirrors-without-burning-your-eyeballs-out/
  
 
=== Tales of woe ===
 
=== Tales of woe ===
  
* EXLAS/XYZ-tech http://www.cnczone.com/forums/exlas_lasers/140399-need_some_help_direction.html
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* EXLAS/XYZ-tech
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**  http://www.cnczone.com/forums/exlas_lasers/140399-need_some_help_direction.html
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* Full Spectrum Engineering
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** http://www.cnczone.com/forums/general_laser_engraving_cutting_machine_discussion/156252-fs_laser_just_lost_sale.html (FSlaser salesman slams other companies and rep denies it, then does the same thing)
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** http://www.cnczone.com/forums/general_laser_engraving_cutting_machine_discussion/168735-how_reliable_laser_power_supplies_how_about_full_spectrums_warranty.html (FS laser uses 60W power supply for 90W laser and won't honor warranty when it burns up)
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** http://www.cnczone.com/forums/general_laser_engraving_cutting_machine_discussion/163429-full_spectrum_laser_kickstarter_scam-2.html (two people slamming the software)
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** http://www.cnczone.com/forums/general_laser_engraving_cutting_machine_discussion/160482-full_spectrum_laser_posts.html (FSLaser CNC forum pulled by CEO)
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* GK Weike
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** http://www.cnczone.com/forums/general_laser_engraving_cutting_machine_discussion/156159-lc900n_gk_weike_90w_laser_cutter_review.html (laser came with lots of issues)
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=== Other info ===
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* http://www.imajeenyus.com/workshop/20090506_laser_cutter/index.shtml  (ventilation and cooling)
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=== DIY Laser Cutters ===
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* Stephen Hobley
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** http://www.stephenhobley.com/blog/2012/11/26/new-co2-laser-cutter-engraver/ (DIY version)
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** http://www.stephenhobley.com/blog/2011/10/11/diy-co2-laser-cutter-more-test-cuts/

Latest revision as of 05:22, 27 August 2015


Links to Laser Cutter Info

Manufacturers

Upper-tier Brands

More affordable

Laser Cutter Forums and Blogs

Hackerspace Laser Cutter Pages

Comparison Charts & Spreadsheets

Reviews/Articles

Tales of woe

Other info

DIY Laser Cutters