There’s a radical difference between microseconds and nanoseconds, but the distinction is sometimes lost on me. Admiral Grace Hopper is here to save the day.
I’m in the process of building the best desk ever, and my first step is managing power and metering for my AC computer and DC project systems.
My buddy just moved into a new apartment and was forced to downsize his workspaces. As a result, he sold me his partially assembled Zenworks CNC for CHEAP. I immediately set out to get it up and running.
My goals for this device were twofold: to allow me to *see* the coolant circulating thru my Laser Cutter, and observe its temperature in real time.
This video is awesome on a few levels: not only is it a fantastic time capsule of a Reagan-era American manufacturing plant, but these guys and gals had arguably one of the coolest jobs around at the time.
I have a few ideas for score displays, an they’re all over the place. As the project grows, I’ll keep track of my research & prototypes here.
In coming months, I intend to build an electro-mechanical arcade game, and I’ll use at least a handful of historically (in)authentic methods to pull it off.
As my first really practical laser cutting project, I created an acrylic enclosure for a voltage regulator.
The K40 lasers are legendary for their shoddy quality and unreliable components, but as far as I can tell, those might be issues of the past! I’ve been getting excellent results—here’s what’s it took to get there.