Introduction: Laser That Helps You Read
This is an invention i came up with to help you read because i would always lose my place while reading and it got really annoying.
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Step 1: Step One: the Laser
you will need to get the right type of laser because other lasers wont work. they will either be to bright and distract you away from the reading or might not be bright enough.
so you need
-button cell batteries (they should come with the laser)
-solder and soldering gun or strong glue
-glasses (prescription or not)
Step 2: Step 2:(optional) Diode
This step is if you want to hide the laser more and just use the diode with the batteries. You will need to use tape to hold them together and make it so it is small and compact. I dont have a picture of the diode out because i kept the diode in the casing but i have a picture of it in the casing itself.
Step 3: Step 3: Connection
Here is where the patience comes in. you will need to place the laser so that when you are reading it will be right under the word you are on. This will change depending on the person and how far you hold the book from your face along with the angle you have your head. It is very agrivating because you will have to find that point of balance and when you do you have to tape it to the glasses.
Step 4: Step 4: Solder or Glue
You have to be careful to solder it and not burn anything. Its much easier to glue but not as strong or as hidden as if it was solders. I soldered it using a long solder tip and a solder wire the thickness of a paper clip. The solder is right inbetween the laser and the glasses under the tape.
Step 5: Step 5: Test It Out
now all you have to do is put a peice of tap over the button and read! The laser underlines every word! its so helpful and i never get lost reading with this. I took some pictures but the flash was on so they came out bright. You might not be able to see the dot but its very strong even in daylight. It works perfectly! its a must make project!
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