Fab Lab has some interesting things happening, their budget starts out at about 25,000. But it looks like there are some labs that have a bit more invested.
equipment on the mobile fab lab
A pretty PDF of some fab lab stuff
From a PDF
MIT has provided following equipment’s to VA with the support from National Innovation Foundation,
USA. The equipment’s are of the value of @ US $ 25000.
1) Laser cutting Machine
2) Roland Milling Machine, 3 D scanner
3) Vinyl cutting machine
4) Scroll saw
5) Computers (Knnopixx Operating System)
6) LCD projector , Printer, Digital Camera
7) Electronic table (Oscilloscope, Soldering equipment etc.)
MIT also provided drawing tools and drivers written in open source software.
and finally I found what I was after
a full list of one of the fab labs equipment