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A list of users with LAOS converted laser cutters

Active users of LaOS systems

Site Equipment Status Details
User Location LaOS PCB Laser cutter Laser Specifics Installation details,
operation date
Wiring schematics, pictures, config file
Add extra pages please
Peter Brier Profile Old Peter profile
Jaap Vermaas Profile
Old Jaap profile
Bart Bakker Profile
Old Bart Bakker profile
Utrecht-NL HPC LS3020 'original' power supply operational shielded cable to I2C display, LS3020 default
Jean-Claude Wippler Profile
Old jcw profile
Utrecht (@David) HPC LS3020 operational w/ PWM inverted mounting to get Ethernet socket aligned with chassis hole
Martine de Wit / DUS architects Profile Amsterdam HPC LS3020 operational!
Lennart Herlaar Profile rev 0.2 HPC LS3020 July 2012 power supply, flat cable operational DIY flat cable to JST adapter
Protospace Utrecht-NL SUDA not operational LaOS-board installed and working, but lasertube/power supply fails
FabLab Amersfoort Contact Amersfoort-NL ? HPC LS3020 operational
Fab Lab Potsdam Contact Potsdam-Germany rev 0.3 HPC LS3020 not operational
Your name Member page link
Your name Member page link

New forum and wiki members without LaOS lasers

[There is probably some way to get an automatic list of members but that will need a Redmine specialist, the current list is on the LAOS Laser project page.]

david Profile
jamesc Profile Old James Caska profile
leenvw Profile Old Leen van Wijngaarden profile
tonz Profile
KalleP Profile Old KalleP profile
axel Profile
SIG Profile Old SIG profile
Daid Profile

Proliferation of LaOS in the field

This table will give an idea of the growth of the project and general uptake. The operational numbers are estimates. Obviously a few of the earlier revisions may have been swapped out though (at least until rev 0.3) there have been no fundamental differences between them and field upgrades have been the norm. While the idea of an open laser controller has been in many minds for a long time it has taken until 2011 before this system got off the ground. Starting with just a small core group of developers the progress has been rapid and is spreading far and wide with increasing number of developers and user adoption.

[The production figures here are guesses based on blog entries with under reporting and not official as yet ]

Period rev 0.1 rev 0.2 rev 0.3 Total Milestones
made shipped in use made shipped in use made shipped in use made shipped in use
2011-01 - - - - - - - - - 0 0 0 First prototype trials
2011-03 - - - - - - - - - 0 0 0 CUPS and HPC trials
2011-06 - - - - - - - - - 0 0 0 Board design work
2011-07 4 - - - - - - - - 4 0 0 Rev 0.1 released
2011-08 4 3 1 - - - - - - 4 3 1 CCC Camp
2011-10 4 3 2 - - - - - - 4 3 2 VisiCut interface
2011-11 4 3 2 20 1 - - - - 24 4 2 Rev 0.2 released, Batch of 4 HPC lasers
2011-12 4 3 2 20 3 2 - - - 24 6 4 FabLab Amesfort
2012-01 4 3 2 20 3 2 - - - 24 6 4 School demo
2012-03 4 3 2 20 3 2 - - - 24 6 4 LaOS board testing in 3D printer
2012-04 4 3 2 20 3 2 - - - 24 6 4 Raster engraving tested
2012-05 4 3 2 20 3 2 - - - 24 6 4 Another batch of HPC lasers
2012-06 4 3 2 20 3 2 1 - - 25 6 4 Rev 0.3 released
2012-07 4 3 2 20 3 2 1 - - 25 6 4 Another 6 HPC lasers

Hereunder are the registered names from the old wiki, register on Redmine if you have not done so and please move your name to the table or list above.

Companje
Foobar
Giplt
Gmc
Graham Wideman Old profile
Igull
Jacobs
JiB
Kees
Mowcius
Peter Uithoven Old profile
Pieter Old profile
Thinkl33t
Thomas.oster
Wvholst

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