31 Jan '14, 6am

Help Ithaca Generator Get A Laser Cutter

Help Ithaca Generator Get A Laser Cutter

Ithaca Generator, a hackerspace in upstate New York, is running an indiegogo campaign for a laser cutter . With the recent stories of fires, and landlord problems hitting hackerspaces lately, we thought it would be good be to mention a space that is doing well and working to expand their tools. The Generator is looking to purchase a 60 Watt laser cutter. The flexible funding campaign is set for $3000 US, and they are within striking distance of just passed their goal! As any laser veteran will tell you, $3000 isn’t nearly enough for a 60 Watt model from a reputable company. The group already has a donor who will match the campaign final funding amount up to $4000. If the campaign exceeds Now that the campaign has exceeded their goal, the extra funds will go toward a fume extraction systems for the new laser, as well as spare lenses and parts. The group has also added stret...

Full article: http://hackaday.com/2014/01/30/help-ithaca-generator-get-...

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