Cleaning Tools: Endoscope camera

I’m not the first person to mention this, but it doesn’t seem to have it’s own post, so now it does

Spend the $20 and get an Endoscope camera for your :glowforge:!

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07PBF6DX5/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_d2QsFbYX0VV1E
or a different one as long as the wire is stiff. For this one, this app worked on my MotoX4 just fine - you just have to ignore the pop-ups

Being able to get a close up view of all the parts that may or may not need to be cleaned is so worth it!

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Seconded! (This belongs in the Tips and Tricks section.) :+1:

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I have something like that for my iPhone. I should try to use it to get to know my :glowforge: better!

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I bought one a year or so ago…specifically for that reason. I can keep up to date with the status of my exhaust fan with it. Good tip to share, again!

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I use an external fan (6") and have the internal :glowforge: fan turned off. But, I will probably still need to clean it… especially that grate over it.

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I have 2 and can’t get either one to work :sob:

:frowning: If you’re an Android user I’d be happy to try and help…(of course I’m only on here randomly, but still!)

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Me too - and that fan was squeaky clean when I first installed the external in November of 2019, so that’s what ~8 months of :glowforge: dust being sucked by it will do.