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X-Y Plotter with a laser pointer ??

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jzaghal

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Hi,

Does anybody have any information or link about building
a laser X_Y plotter to be used for PCBs ??

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Possibly you could use an old pen plotter and use a laser instead of a pen. You would need to disable the pen down actuator, and instead use this output to turn on the laser instead. If you do not want to strip the machine, you may be able to fit a tilt switch to the pen arm to do the same thing?.
 

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