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Re: The Laser Project.
« Reply #900 on: April 02, 2015, 09:00:56 AM »
Good thinking Art - although it may be risky drilling a hole through a Peltier as it is my understanding that each of the individual elements are connected in series (see diagram). You may get away with a small hole but I think it would need to be at least 3mm dia. ?

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Re: The Laser Project.
« Reply #901 on: April 02, 2015, 09:50:45 AM »
Tweakie:

 You could be right, on the one I have in front of me, it looked more like the serial connection was upwards in thin slabs that are the full size of the square..
but then Ive never opened one..

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Re: The Laser Project.
« Reply #902 on: April 02, 2015, 06:23:38 PM »
I plan on doing something simaler art my mum likes to do mosaics with glass or cut glass bottles to make something with them I am making a bottle cutter what I am planing to do is have a peltier sitting under it  so when it gets turned the glass get cut and cold at the same time so then you can take the bottle out and put it in hot water.

when I get my laser going I will try with that as well

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Re: The Laser Project.
« Reply #903 on: April 02, 2015, 07:52:40 PM »
Just a bit of reference reading.

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Re: The Laser Project.
« Reply #904 on: April 04, 2015, 08:36:09 PM »
Just to confirm, drilling the peltier is not going to work. Major risk to break the series connections inside but the plates on each end are usually ceramic and the pressure from the drill will just shatter it. You can get circular peltiers with holes already in them though.

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Re: The Laser Project.
« Reply #905 on: April 04, 2015, 09:40:56 PM »
Thx

  Saves me from busting one. :)

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Re: The Laser Project.
« Reply #906 on: August 01, 2015, 09:13:17 PM »
........... I need to do some more testing but the latest version of the plugin (1.2c) will shortly be freely available to any that are interested.

Tweakie.


I'm interested if this works with the impact engraving too!

Thanks in advance,
Vogavt

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Re: The Laser Project.
« Reply #907 on: August 02, 2015, 07:08:59 AM »
Hi:

   I suspect it would, but I m no longer persuing this as a viable project in favour of making a controller to do it as a native
function. While my arduino controls my laser great in XP under Darwin, Im working on Auggie, an augmented Gcode controller
specifically designed for lasers and impact engravers as I no longer use XP myself.
   More will be published on this by end of summer. This project will stay here for those that wish to stay in XP and run it, but
for most I think XP and printer ports are going away, so the Auggie project will replace this one.

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Re: The Laser Project.
« Reply #908 on: August 02, 2015, 07:09:48 AM »
oops, sorry guys, wrong thread for that last reponce. :)

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Re: The Laser Project.
« Reply #909 on: August 16, 2015, 06:32:31 PM »
........... I need to do some more testing but the latest version of the plugin (1.2c) will shortly be freely available to any that are interested.

Tweakie.


I'm interested if this works with the impact engraving too!

Thanks in advance,
Vogavt


Well, I've purchased a 445nm laser kit so I'd like to have the latest available version. I've scoured the net to see if it had been posted in other forums or threads here, but either I'm overlooking it (the v1.2c) or it hasn't been posted. Is there a later version than this one?