We, generally, like easier than difficult for most things in life. Laser maintenance is no different.
|Regular Disposables||NO||yes, such as cooling sprays|
|Re-calibrate laser head||NO||yes, some manufacturers recommend recalibration every 12 months|
|Refurbish/replace laser head||NO||yes, after a certain amount of usage, costs are $5000+|
|Yearly manufacturer inspection of base unit||NO||yes, some manufacturers recommended every 12 months|
|Cost to replace broken laser head||hundreds||thousands|
The purchase price of Diode lasers like the Nexus Series of multi-function lasers is generally less than YAG lasers. The lasers are available in 60, 30 watt, 18 watt and 10 watt configurations. However, where the Nexus series really shines is with the lack of maintenance costs. YES. They are backed by a two year warranty.