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#357725 - 15th Oct 2009 7:29pm Old Laser
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This is an old laser projector. It no longer works and would suit someone good with electronics who wants something to tinker with when they are bored. It used to project basic pattens on the wall but the circuit that controlled the motors conked out years ago. The motors are now disconnected. if you apply voltage to the motor wires they still spin and produce pattens. The laser tube still works.
It is a class 3b 5mw 650nm (red) argon laser tube. Its no more powerful than the average red laser pen so you won't be creating any ufo hoaxes with it.
It contains very high voltage inside when its on and (as I found out once the hard way) it stores a high voltage charge when its powered off so I recommend this gos to someone who knows what they are doing.
I am not responsible for what you do with this once it changes hands. Don't shine it in peoples eyes or at the police helicopter, not that anyone on here is that daft anyway.


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#357726 - 15th Oct 2009 7:30pm Re: Old Laser [Re: KevinFinity]
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The furniture polish is to give a idea of scale.


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#357783 - 15th Oct 2009 9:58pm Re: Old Laser [Re: KevinFinity]
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ill have it collect tomorrow?

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#357786 - 15th Oct 2009 10:06pm Re: Old Laser [Re: chris_gilly]
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you and that polish laugh

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#357805 - 15th Oct 2009 10:49pm Re: Old Laser [Re: chris_gilly]
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Haha I forgot I have used the mr sheen before. It just happens to be on the work top whenever I photograph stuff to give away. I will use a tin of beans or something next time. laugh

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#357807 - 15th Oct 2009 10:53pm Re: Old Laser [Re: KevinFinity]
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it was born to be a model!! laugh

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#358015 - 16th Oct 2009 7:33pm Re: Old Laser [Re: chris_gilly]
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GONE smile

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#358017 - 16th Oct 2009 7:42pm Re: Old Laser [Re: chris_gilly]
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Just make sure you done electrocute yourself. noonoo laugh

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#358038 - 16th Oct 2009 8:27pm Re: Old Laser [Re: KevinFinity]
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haha ive had a few little ones... getting on quite well with it! laugh im going to fit switched battery packs to the motors.

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#358089 - 17th Oct 2009 12:22am Re: Old Laser [Re: chris_gilly]
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It might sound like a completely crazy idea Chris but how about using the battery packs from Xmas lights?
You know the ones that run a sequence? That could provide some interesting random patterns when hooked up to mirror motors wink
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#358091 - 17th Oct 2009 12:48am Re: Old Laser [Re: scoops]
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thats what im doing smile ive looked on maplins a switched box is 1.29 each, so buy two and then i can switch them on/off for different effects smile also using different voltage batteries changes the paterns ive had them doing a few tonight, so might buy several packs or find a way to restrict current!


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