Instructables: exploring - technology - lasers - diode http://www.instructables.com Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:02:01 PDT BLOX v1.01 Easy Way To Solder Wires To DVD Laser Diode. http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Way-to-Solder-Wires-to-DVD-Laser-Diode/
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Thu, 5 May 2016 19:35:24 PDT
Mini Laser Module Diode Red Dot 650nm 5V DC 5mW for Arduino Raspberry Pi AVR PIC http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Laser-Module-Diode-Red-Dot-650nm-5V-DC-5mW-fo/
Mini Laser Module Diode Red Dot 650nm 5V DC 5mW for Arduino Raspberry Pi AVR PIC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/DVRU/ILML98UG/F0MDVRUILML98UG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/DVRU/ILML98UG/F0MDVRUILML98UG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/DVRU/ILML98UG/F0MDVRUILML98UG.SMALL.jpg DDelectroTech Description: 650nm 5m. W 3-6. V. RED. Dot. Laser. Diode. Module 135mm. Focusable. Lens. Parameter: Optical. Power: 5m. W. Wavelength: 650nm(red laser). Size:12x35mm. Cable lenth:about 135mm. Working voltage:3-6. V. Beam. Shape: Dot. Application:
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Thu, 10 Mar 2016 21:30:44 PST
Hands Free Laser Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Hands-Free-Laser-Mount/
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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 16:48:39 PDT
Salvage a Laser Diode From a cd Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/Salvage-a-Laser-Diode-From-a-cd-Driver/
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Sat, 1 Feb 2014 11:59:53 PST
1w 445nm Altoids Tin Laser http://www.instructables.com/id/1w-445nm-Altoids-Tin-Laser/
1w 445nm Altoids Tin Laser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/8L8H/HQVLBAWE/FX78L8HHQVLBAWE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/8L8H/HQVLBAWE/FX78L8HHQVLBAWE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/8L8H/HQVLBAWE/FX78L8HHQVLBAWE.SMALL.jpg afernandez31 I this instructable i will show how to make a 1w 445nm laser in an altoids tin can. This laser is capable of burning through almost anything. It can start fires, pop balloons, ignite matches, melt plastic, burn paper, cut electrical tape, engrave wood... Ect.As you can imagine there are endless poss...
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 16:32:35 PST
How to make a Burning 1-2W 445nm Blue Laser http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Burning-1-2W-445nm-Blue-Laser/
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Sun, 24 Mar 2013 11:55:53 PDT
How to build a laser (general guide) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-laser-general-guide/
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Thu, 14 Apr 2011 10:16:53 PDT
how to make a laser diode driver that enables you to burn paper http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-laser-diode-driver-that-enables-you-/
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Sun, 3 Apr 2011 04:45:32 PDT
Build a 50 Caliber Laser Pointer http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-50-Caliber-Laser-Pointer/
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Sat, 25 Sep 2010 07:31:22 PDT
Protect Your Home with Laserbeams! http://www.instructables.com/id/Protect-Your-Home-with-Laserbeams/
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Sun, 2 Mar 2008 13:23:11 PST
Laser Flashlight Hack!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Flashlight-Hack!!/
Laser Flashlight Hack!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/MS7B/F4WY1LPY/FAUMS7BF4WY1LPY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/MS7B/F4WY1LPY/FAUMS7BF4WY1LPY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/MS7B/F4WY1LPY/FAUMS7BF4WY1LPY.SMALL.jpg Kipkay 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 com...
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Tue, 7 Aug 2007 18:09:11 PDT