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Ortur Laser – Change Barrels NOT Lens!

In this episode, we will be answering the top question which I get almost every day and that is about changing lens! While it sounds simple and is, there is I have come to discover there is a lot of confusion out there as many people think you need to “remove” the lens from the barrel and place it into the existing barrel! Please do not try this, you simply swap the barrels as I share in the video. It took me a bit to figure out this is what people are thinking and trying to do. So I hope this video helps explain things a bit better!

Also be sure to check our Ortur Laser Resource Page: diy3dtech.com/ortur-laser-resource-page/

Our Preferred 450nm laser safety glasses: diy3dtech.com/Professional_Violet_Blue_Laser_Safety_Glasses

Material for Laser Cutting:
Acrylic Sheets 6 Count 3mm: designstore.diy3dtech.com/Acrylic_Sheets_3mm

Diode Laser Lens:
Must have G8 replacement lens: diy3dtech.com/G8-Laser-Lens
Handy lens for thing stock: diy3dtech.com/G2-Laser-Lens

3D Printable Ortur Large Format Laser Upgrade Parts:
-Leg Retainers: www.thingiverse.com/thing:4487570
-Cable Management: www.thingiverse.com/thing:4488811
-Laser Focus Knob: www.thingiverse.com/thing:4487510
-Laser Air Assist: www.thingiverse.com/thing:4575561

Other useful parts:
-9mm x 0.5mm lens barrel tap: amzn.to/3ld5CpA
-Slicone tubing for air assist: amzn.to/2Qd8xAh
-Small Air Compressor: amzn.to/3iZ5nfU

SVG Grid: diy3dtech.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Ortur_Grid_02.zip

Ventilation Components:
-4 Inch Desktop Hood: amzn.to/3eETmcI
-4 Inch x 25 Foot Hose: amzn.to/2OyhXp1
-4 Inch Blast Gate: amzn.to/3eDxjDh
-4 Inch In-Line DC Fan: amzn.to/2CkUuFp
-4 Inch Adjustable Clamps: amzn.to/397sjWv

Preferred Control Software (LightBurn): lightburnsoftware.com/

Also if you want to learn more about laser safety, we have linked a PDF form Laser Vision which we recommend as well as their products too: diy3dtech.com/guide-to-laser-safety-glasses/

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