Re: Laser with a mind of it's own

From: Brad Fox (
Date: Fri Aug 08 1997 - 00:20:16 EEST

This happened to me about 3 years ago. It was a serious problem because
it will damage (greatly) the life of the laser. I think it was an issue
with the power supply - 3D replaced and it fixed it.

At any rate - I think you should get in contact with 3D immediately.

You too, Elaine ;)


Brad Fox
Rapid Design Technologies

>ralott@CCGATE.HAC.COM wrote:
> My SLA 250 has a high power Omnichrome laser that starts up at
> random
> times, runs for 3 or 4 minutes, then shuts down -- all without a
> command from the user. Anyone have a clue as to why?
> Rick Lott
> Hughes Space and Communications
> Los Angeles, Calif.

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