Laser Projector

Running a little low on projects for myself in the run up to Christmas so decided to have a go at a nice little laser projector project i saw a few years ago.
X Y Galvo

The plan is to turn hardwear, recycled from broken computers into a portable laser visualiser for an iphone.

Components

The arm from inside a HDD is a pretty reactive galvo and although not brilliantly reflective, the platters themselves can be cut up to make the mirrors needed.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nFWqOWXirss’

The next step is to remove as much material as i can get away with and fabricate an aluminum enclosure a bit smaller than the phone. After that i’ll be looking at a small pre-amp and nicking power for the laser (still not happy with the DVD drive ones), and pre-amp. Oh and to make even more mess at Pete’s studio.

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