It should be
Management: Don't use for non-work things.
Me: Uses for non-work things
Management: You're fired.
Me: *laser-engraved surprised Pikachu*
Why not? You worried they’re gonna use up your inventory of light?
@A Deformed Penis, or perhaps worried about the price it costs to use the large amount of electricity it takes to power a highly coherent 1500 mW short wavelength broadband laser.
@unknownjanitor, I don't think a little laser like that draws much current. Probably they're more worried about somebody breaking it while using it for non work purposes. Or just putting general wear and tear on it
@unknownjanitor, shouldn't have told him no
@Tsaltydog, yeah, you're probably right. I dont know to much about the current needed to power a laser engraver, but I was just making conjecture based on a laser we use at my place of employment that is is also a broadband laser that we basically keep running 24/7 and it takes $15000 a day in electricity to run, and it's max output is 150mW. Though I've heard I believe that the particular wavelength we use is substantially harder to produce from semiconductor materials then most other wavelengths, so that's probably why
@unknownjanitor, that sounds significantly larger. We have some big ones too for cutting steel tubing and they're relatively pricey to run (though not that much!). But I think his engraver was probably more hobby-grade
What? What did I do? I thought this was America.