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If you fancy a Star Wars rebel trooper blaster pistol, you have basically 2 commercial options. There is a blue plastic dart gun by Hasbro, or a great...
When the trigger is pulled, the gun shoots out a pulse of bright red LED light out of the barrel, a pulse of laser from a laser diode, and a "blaster"...
The timer that controls the effects is based on the good old 555 timer chip. I used the low-power CMOS version.You can adjust the amount of time that...
Once i had the one-shot timer working, I rebuilt it on a piece of perf board. I tried driving both the bright red muzzle flash LEDs and the Laser dio...
I found this 10 LED chaser circuit on the web, and integrated into my design. This circuit produces the sequentially flashing line of blue LEDs that...
The LED's that I used for the main emitter are ridiculously bright, and their narrow viewing angle and large 10mm package makes them project really f...
I purchased a Radio Shack recordable sound module to use for the blaster sound effect. I originally started to use a little child's toy sound recorde...
Of course, you could use these effects in any number of raygun projects, but I chose to build an LED Star Wars Rebel Trooper Blaster pistol because, ...
Once you have wired up your electronics and built yourself a raygun, you need to install the electronics in the gun. I glued a thin strip of wood to ...
If all went well, you can begin felling stormtroopers.Here is a video of the blaster operating in a well lit room.
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