Category Archives: laser

LaOS controller, Ahoy!

The Laos kit arrived in good order from The Netherlands. It took about 2 hours to assemble the bulk of the components. I still need to decide on what I want to do with the connectors, use ones that fit … Continue reading

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Laser Power Supply

All 4 of my PSU boards have the laser output as well as the 5 and 24 V controller supply.  It looks like a pretty standard switch-mode setup with a 220V mains input stage.  The model number is JK-KZJ3 and … Continue reading

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Laser controllers

The software is made for a MoshiLaser controller board but my board looks like nothing they have advertised on their web site or that I have seen pictured on the web.  It has 4 H-Bridge ICs (PBL3717A) to drive the … Continue reading

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Moshi Draw

After some hunting the missing software dongle for my Chinese lasers was found.  There was just the one but the same software is supposed to run on both.  The controller cards are very different, one is an old Centronics parallel … Continue reading

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First light

I received my pre-owned CO2 laser engravers yesterday.  A pair with mixed prospects.  These are typical of the cheaper Chinese units with no interlocks, external water pumps without flow sensors and a cryptic controller board. The smaller one with a … Continue reading

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