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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 fo...
You will need the following items:1. 16X DVD Burner. I used an LG burner I had as a spare.or...You can buy the Red LASER DIODE HERE
2. A Mini-Mag Flashlight You can get one HERE3. An AixiZ Laser Module. You can get one HERE 4. Small jewelers screwdrivers, X-Acto knife, metal snips,...
After removing all of the screws from the DVD burner, remove the cover and the DVD drawer. This will expose the laser carriage assembly.
While all DVD burners are a bit different, they all rely on 2 rails that the laser assembly moves on. Remove all screws and do whatever it takes to fr...
Once you have the assembly off of the burner it's time to start disassembling it by removing all the screws you see. There will be many small screws s...
Here is what your extracting diode will look like!You can get the burning LASER DIODE HERE
Remove the label from the AixiZ housing and unscrew the housing leaving a top and bottom portion of the housing. Inside the top housing is the origina...
I used a little bit of Arctic Silver Thermal grease and slowly installed the new DVD diode in the AixiZ housing. Using a pair of pliers, I SLOWLY sque...
After soldering two leads to the positive and negative diode connectors, it's time to install it in the MiniMag. After disassembling the MiniMag (remo...
Be sure to remove the batteries from the MiniMag and after checking polarity, slip your new DVD Laser housing down into the top of the MiniMag where t...
Reinstall the 2-AA batteries and slowly unscrew the top of the MiniMag, turning on your new Laser Flashlight! Caution!! Laser diodes are dangerous and...
Here are the answers to common questions about this project. Q. Can I use a CD player/burner or DVD player Diode. A. No. Only a DVD burner diode 16x ...
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