Chinese Laser AK-47: Myth Or Reality?

Chinese Laser AK-47: Myth Or Reality?

  Chinese firm ZKZM Laser has produced the ZKZM-500 laser assault rifle which persons are calling the Chinese AK-47 due to its comparable dimension, weighing in at three kilos (6.6 lbs). Claims of its capabilities, nonetheless, are being disputed. The South China Morning Post writes that the corporate claims the laser to: be powered by a […]

Worn Train Rails Get Judged by Laser

Worn Train Rails Get Judged by Laser

[Calango] is a railway technician, and for a college last venture created the Rail Wear Surveillance Trolley (RWST) which is a delightfully designed gadget made primarily from PVC conduit with one job: journey down a section of practice observe whereas shining a inexperienced laser onto the rail, and seize digicam pictures. The trolley holds each the laser […]

Laser Draws Weather Report

Laser Draws Weather Report

Have you ever wished laser may inform you the climate? If you may have, then [tuckershannon] has you lined. He’s created a machine that uses a laser and some UV sensitive paper to draw the temperature and a weather icon! And that’s not all! It’s related to the web, so it could actually additionally present […]

Laser Cutter Turns Scrapped To Shipped

Laser Cutter Turns Scrapped To Shipped

We’ll go means out on a limb right here and say you’ve in all probability received a ridiculous quantity of flattened cardboard containers. We’re shopping for extra stuff on-line than ever earlier than, and all these containers actually begin to add up. At the least we hope they’re making it to the recycling bin, however […]

A Lesson in K40 Laser Repair

A Lesson in Okay40 Laser Repair

The Okay40 laser cutter has turn out to be ubiquitous in hackerspaces and well-equipped residence workshops over the previous few years, as a comparatively cheap introduction to laser chopping and a machine that’s readily hackable. Tokyo Hackerspace have one, however sadly their laser tube failed after relatively little use. Replacing a laser tube is likely […]

Hacking a Cheap Laser Rangefinder

Hacking a Cheap Laser Rangefinder

When a brand new piece of expertise comes out, the value is mostly so excessive that it retains away everybody however the die onerous early adopters. But with time the costs inch down sufficient that extra persons are prepared to purchase, which then drives the costs down much more, till finally the economies of scale […]

Gorgeous NickelBot Serves Up Lasered Wooden Nickels

Gorgeous NickelBot Serves Up Lasered Wooden Nickels

[bdring] only in the near past accomplished his completely implausible NickelBot, which is a superbly made unit that engraves small picket discs with a laser like some sort of on demand merchandising machine, and it’s fantastic. NickelBot is small, however quite a bit is occurring inside. For instance, there’s a custom-designed mixture engraving platform and hopper […]

Laser projector ditches galvanometer for spinning drum

Laser projector ditches galvanometer for spinning drum

Laser projectors like these common in golf equipment or laser exhibits typically use mirror galvanometers to replicate the laser and attract 2D. Without galvos, and on a decent finances, [Vitaliy Mosesov] determined that as an alternative of downgrading the standard, he would search a wholly totally different answer: a spinning mirror drum. He fires a […]

Arduino Revives Junkyard Laser Cutter

Arduino Revives Junkyard Laser Cutter

Some individuals have all of the luck. [MakerMan] writes in to gloat inform us a few latest journey to the junkyard the place he scored a rather serious looking laser cutter. This is not any desktop-sized Ok40 we’re speaking about right here; it weighs in at slightly below 800 kilos (350 Kg), and took a […]