We hosted a 4th of July barbeque for all the staff here at X-Laser and thought we’d have a little fun. After all, we make lasers, why not have a laser events on Independence Day! We lit fireworks with lasers, laser engraved burgers, steaks and hot dogs and of course enjoyed a few great laser shows in the warehouse.
We used an Epilog Helix 35W, I found that the sweet spot for hot dogs was 1200DPI, 14% speed and 100% power. We had less success rastering ground beef though, it seems to be better suited for vector engraving.
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.