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Bellybuster
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first burns

Postby Bellybuster » Wed Jan 11, 2017 3:57 pm

hey all, having a blast with my new laser, thought Id share
using cheap hardboard to do my testing and adjustments
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2.8watt JTech on a Xcarve

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Re: first burns

Postby Picengravertoo » Wed Jan 11, 2017 4:25 pm

Looks like you have it dialed in good. :Bravo!

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Re: first burns

Postby Bellybuster » Wed Jan 11, 2017 4:38 pm

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little too dark, need to speed up a bit

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Re: first burns

Postby Picengravertoo » Wed Jan 11, 2017 4:48 pm

:cool)

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Re: first burns

Postby Picengraver » Thu Jan 12, 2017 5:48 am

Jeff forgot to add the word "very" to his "cool".
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Re: first burns

Postby banjags » Thu Jan 12, 2017 1:34 pm

What settings did you use on those pics? Speed, power, dithering algorithm?

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Re: first burns

Postby Bellybuster » Thu Jan 12, 2017 1:45 pm

90 IPM low power 0 high setting 255. No dithering, I don't understand that yet

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Re: first burns

Postby Bellybuster » Fri Jan 13, 2017 12:36 pm

starting to get things figured out, using dollar store bamboo cutting boards to trial on.
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Re: first burns

Postby Picengravertoo » Fri Jan 13, 2017 1:02 pm

It looks very good Robert. Dithering the image makes sure it's only 1bit Black & White so it does not have any gray shades. You then set the min at 0 and max at 255 so it either burns at full power or not at all.

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Re: first burns

Postby wmgeorge » Thu Apr 06, 2017 1:01 pm

So how long did it take to engrave?


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