[Noisebridge-discuss] Next meeting: Things to be repaired (LaserCutter and VinylCutter)
romy at snowyla.com
Thu Jun 27 02:44:17 UTC 2013
hello... casey is a REAL HERO!!!!
wow, cool--I am not that skilled at electronics yet but I am learning. I
hope to be a total real hero like Casey someday.
On Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 1:27 PM, Casey Callendrello <c1 at caseyc.net> wrote:
> I took a look. The Mini-USB connector has been bashed off the board
> (which is unsurprising - it was pretty precarious to begin with). Of
> course, it's all surface mount. It needs to be re-soldered by someone
> who has the skillz. Some of the solder pads are borked too.
> I think the right choice might be to solder wires on, but that is
> tricky. Can someone take a look at this?
> If we can't fix this, the board also has an unpopulated header for
> RS-232. We might be able to fix it that way.
> On 6/26/13 10:36 AM, Martin Bogomolni wrote:
> > The next time I'm in SF ( July 2nd to the 9th ) I'll pass by and look
> > at the RetinaEngrave board. If they aren't grounded properly, they
> > have a tendency to go on the fritz, but I've fixed a few of them so
> > far.
> > -Martin B
> > On Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 10:37 PM, Romy Ilano <romy at snowyla.com> wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> There are 2 things to be repaired. I have added them to the next meeting
> >> wiki. [I cannot go to the next Noisebridge meeting]
> >> The LaserCutter is broken.
> >> It was told to me that we need to replace the USB Microcontroller for
> >> LaserCutter. I don't know much technical stuff but i'm doing what I can
> >> help: I'm looking up what the part is and how much it costs to replace
> >> Cost: $449 - through Google Wallet, a RetinaEngrave USB Laser Engraving
> >> Processor from the manufacturer of the lasercutter.
> >> http://www.fullspectrumengineering.com/RetinaEngrave.html
> >> The Vinyl Cutter is broken
> >> It was reported to me that the blade needs to be replaced for the vinyl
> >> cutter
> >> I can't verify it if it's the blade that's broken but if it is the
> >> the replacement blades are cheap, only $19.95 and you can buy them here
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