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 Post subject: 2004 versa laser VL-300
PostPosted: Tue 23 Feb , 2016 12:06 pm 
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Hi

I have come across one of the above in a school that is not being used - staff seem to think it still works

Its use has been replaced by a larger laser

Its clearly quite old - who can carryout an assessment of this machine?

Is anyone out there still using a machine this old?

I notice the last post in this forum was 2010 (presuming I'm looking in the right place)

Do you think it worth my while to investigate - It would contribute to the processing of student projects

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David


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 Post subject: Re: 2004 versa laser VL-300
PostPosted: Tue 23 Feb , 2016 20:10 pm 
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We have one at our school. To test if it is OK you need to try cutting some material. We had to replace the laser a year ago as it no longer was cutting through (same age as that one) so I would factor in a replacement at some point soon around £1100.

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 Post subject: Re: 2004 versa laser VL-300
PostPosted: Wed 24 Feb , 2016 20:07 pm 
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thanks Pete will see if I can get it started up

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David


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 Post subject: Re: 2004 versa laser VL-300
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Hi David, You will need to check & clean the lenses & optics also.

You can download the VL300 software from the Denford download page, http://www.denfordata.com/downloads/ulsinst-1.30.zip


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 Post subject: Re: 2004 versa laser VL-300
PostPosted: Thu 25 Feb , 2016 21:43 pm 
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thank you - I do have the manual that came with the machine - so I will have a look through the maintenance section.

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David


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