Turn a MiniMag flashlight into a powerful DVD laser pointer! This 245mw laser is powerful and fits real cozy in a MiniMag! See the video at the end for the Test Results! NOTE: This Instructable WILL NOT WORK with any CD burner/player diodes or DVD player diodes! See the FAQ on the last Step for common questionsGET THE BURNING LASER DIODE HERE!GET THE MINI-MAG FLASHLIGHT HEREUPDATE: If you want to use this as more than just a novelty item, a driver circuit is recommended. See the schematic for details.
Disclaimer: CAUTION! As you know...lasers can be dangerous. Never point them at any living object!T his is not a toy, and this should not be used like a conventional laser pointer. In other words, don't use it in presentations, or to play with pets, or allow children to use it. It should only be operated by responsible persons who understand and respect the potential laser safety hazards.