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Old 05-18-2009, 05:33 PM #1
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Hi Hi

I have recently come into possession of a pretty nice laser show. Its not that old and it works great. BUT, it has stepper motors, and it looks like poop. If i were to switch out the stepper for, say, 20k galvos or something, would it move a lot smoother and not compromise the presets? or would it totally mess everything up. Keep in mind this laser was not VERY expensive (yes i have a variance and all that jazz) and it is not software controlled so i dont think i have any control over that. but is this a reasonable modification? Sorry if this is the wrong forum, first post.

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2nd... we don't know where you're from by your Profile...

3rd... Stepper Motors and Galvos use completely different
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I see, WELL, time to bite the bullet and spend money!
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Any kind of laser show hobby is gonna drag you into the money pit. Once you start, you can't get out (I came into laser shows thinking I could buy a cheap RGY from ebay with steppers, and now I have spent over $2000 on laser shows )

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