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This pledge is non-binding, but try to be realistic.  
 
This pledge is non-binding, but try to be realistic.  
  
[[User:Jtfoote|jtfoote]] $1000 or ___/mo to lease
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[[User:Jtfoote|jtfoote]] $250 or ___/mo to lease (See Discussion [[User:Jtfoote|Jtfoote]] 05:24, 13 May 2010 (UTC))
  
 
[[Mprados]] $200 or ___/mo to lease
 
[[Mprados]] $200 or ___/mo to lease
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[[User:Sargun|Sargun]] $750 or $50/mo to lease
 
[[User:Sargun|Sargun]] $750 or $50/mo to lease
  
Total so far: $3850 or $125/mo to lease
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Total so far: $3150 or $125/mo to lease
  
 
== Software ==
 
== Software ==

Revision as of 22:24, 12 May 2010

Contents

LASER CUTTER. WANT.

  • Is this cool?
    • Hell yes it is cool. Laser cutters improve DIY projects by an order of magnitude --davidfine
  • What do we want in terms of power, deck size, cost (i.e. name brand or Chinese)?
  • Where does it go? The DJ booth seems ideal in terms of corner location (for low vibration) and access to window/wall (for ventilation). The DJs might disagree. Thoughts?
  • How do we pay? Consensus donations seems to be the only real solution, but we would have to work out quid pro quo (i.e. donors get priority or something)
    • at Metalab their software tracks how much time each user has the laser powered on and bills accordingly.
  • Maintenance. Who babysits and/or fixes tragedies of the commons? (I will volunteer some but can't be there 24/7.)
    • This may make leasing the best option for now.

I will summarize any email discussion here. Also I asked Bre Pettis of NYCResistor (who makes a living on his) for advice. I will summarize any responses.

Pledge

Sign up to pledge below:

buy or to lease. Buying could be anywhere from $3k-20k. Leasing may be as low as $150/mo. This pledge is non-binding, but try to be realistic.

jtfoote $250 or ___/mo to lease (See Discussion Jtfoote 05:24, 13 May 2010 (UTC))

Mprados $200 or ___/mo to lease

davidfine $250 or $15/mo to lease

DYao $200 or $15/mo to lease

rubin110 $500

thatha $150

Leif $200 or $25/mo to lease

VonGuard "maybe $100"

Mitch $250

Jake $250 or $20/mo to lease

Sargun $750 or $50/mo to lease

Total so far: $3150 or $125/mo to lease

Software

http://as220.org/labs/wiki/index.php/Software

  • nix drivers for Epilog laser cutters.

Discussion

On the Discussion page!

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