Author Topic: I got the laser shark working with open lase! Here is a picture of my setup.  (Read 5678 times)

landshark

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It's very informal and rushed so far but...

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Looks like a good start. Make sure you anchor the laser and galvos down and try to enclose them to prevent stray beams from escaping :)

Now you'll have to make some custom code :)

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Just took a second look and I don't see a power supply for the laser. Are you connecting it to the galvo power supply with those alligator clips?

If so while that should probably be OK it's best if you can run it off a separate power supply. Galvo setups can be quite sensitive to power fluctuation which will result in poorer quality paths.

Just an FYI!

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Thanks! I'm powering the laser with a radio shack power supply, just a small brick. The alligator clips get loose sometimes but it works for now.





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