[Fab] Laser belt tension is off

Casey Callendrello c1 at caseyc.net
Wed Jul 20 15:24:02 UTC 2011

The belt is in fine shape. It just needs to have the tension fine-tuned. I tried to do so, and improved it, but it's not perfect. There must be someone cleverer than me, hence the email.

I left the requisite hex key on top of the power meter, so if anyone gets a chance, please try.


On Jul 19, 2011, at 10:45 PM, Espen Sivertsen <espen at kaospilot.dk> wrote:

> I believe Andrew fixed it. Might be broken again though?
> -E
> On Jul 19, 2011, at 10:04 PM, Andy Isaacson wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 09:11:02PM -0700, Casey Callendrello wrote:
>>> The X resolution on Elivs Wu is definitely sloppy. I tried to adjust the 
>>> belt tension as per the official instruction video[1], but didn't have 
>>> much luck. I don't think I know what it should feel like. Perhaps 
>>> someone who is a bit more intimate with the machine can coerce some 
>>> lovin' out of it.
>> I hate to be that half-assed guy, but ...
>> Last I heard (three weeks ago?) there were some teeth missing on one of
>> the belts, and a replacement had been ordered and was on the way.  Is
>> that related to this current issue?
>> -andy
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