‘Soldering’ with a laser

Abstract Established and already commercialized energetic materials, such as those based on Ni/Al for joining, lack the adequate combination of high energy density and ductile reaction products. To join components, this combination is required for mechanically reliable bonds. In addition to the improvement of existing technologies, expansion into new fields of application can also be anticipated which trigg ...

Read more

Create laser range finder using arduino

[highlight bgcolor="ffbb00"]I have collected 2 methods to create laser range finder, one is very simple but for hobbiest the first one using arduino clock but it comes with errors. Its just to conceptulize how we can create range finder. The second one with the The 7558 and 7555 Series Rangefinder/Processor professional one. It uses already built kits we only have to use these to developer arduino based ran ...

Read more

Maximo 5-axis Robot Arm with a laser-cut acrylic body

About this project This is a Robot Arm with 5-axis range of motion allowing movements similar to assembly line robots. It was designed to offer the highest quality while remaining one of the most affordable robotic arms on the market. Three years ago, we created MandleBot, a 5-axis aluminum robotic arm currently being used in schools, robotics clubs, summer camps and even factories. We have enjoyed sharing ...

Read more

Arduino Laser Show (adapted from NothingLabs’ Instructable)

This project uses an Arduino, a pair of speakers, and a laser pointer to create a laser projector able to trace out designs in a dark room. To power it, I've cannibalized a PC ATX power supply capable of delivering plenty of current for the speakers. Most of this project was directly adapted from the excellent Arduino Laser Show with Full X-Y Control by Rich Olson / nothinglabs. Step 1: The Big Idea Laser p ...

Read more

Arduino Laser Trip Wire

For this dandy little project you'll need: Arduino - I'm using an Arduino Uno a 3 x 4 keypad a 16 x 2 LCD screen a laser module/sensor a light dependent resistor (LDR) a buzzer 3 x 220 ohm resistors 1 x 10K resistor 1 x 10k potentiometer (optional, it's to adjust the LCD screen brightness) an LED and a ton of wires! So, first thing I did was to get the LCD and keypad working together. For this I pretended t ...

Read more

First germanium-tin semiconductor laser directly compatible with silicon chips

Swiss scientists have created the first semiconductor laser consisting solely of elements of main group IV (the carbon group) on the periodic table. Simply, this means that the new device is directly compatible with other elements in that group – such as silicon, carbon, and lead – and so can be directly incorporated in a silicon chip as it is manufactured. This presents new possibilities for transmitting d ...

Read more

Arduino Laser Security Shield

*** I AM THIRTEEN. I REALLY ENJOY PUTTING TOGETHER THESE INSTRUCTABLES. PLEASE SHOW SUPPORT BY VOTING FOR ME IN THE LASER CUTTER CONTEST - http://www.instructables.com/contest/epilog3/*** I started thinking about this project a couple of months ago now. A laser tripwire that can log when the beam is broken and has the ability to take a picture when the beam is broken. Perfect for the bedroom intruder and wh ...

Read more

Arduino Laser Tag – Duino Tag

Duino tagger- General introduction Duino tag is a laser tag system based around the arduino. Finally a laser tag system that can be tweaked modded and hacked until you have the perfect laser tag system for office ordnance, woodland wars and suburban skirmishes. Laser tag is combat game like paintball or airsoft without the pain, it uses infrared light (IR) to simulate the tagging / shooting of other players ...

Read more

Arduino Laser Show with Full XY Control using arduino

Update! See Step 32 to find out how to use this project with a green laser! Also - checkout the LaserTweet Instructable to make this project display data from Twitter: http://www.instructables.com/id/LaserTweet-Twitter-Projecting-Laser-Show/ This project uses an Arduino and some cheap audio speakers to create a real laser show with full X and Y axis control. The included source code lets you easily draw tex ...

Read more

Theremin w/Zapper,laser,Arduino using arduino

I created this Theremin like device after seeing this article in Make magazine: http://m-cdn.dashdigital.com/make/vol15/?pg=69#pg67 While this looked pretty straight forward it turned out to be a bit much for me at the time.  But after much effort, I got it to work pretty good. I had trouble getting the laser to aim correctly so I chose to mod a zapper I had available to hold the laser.  This worked well. S ...

Read more

Affordable Opensource Arduino Laser Engraver for Everbody

What are the characteristics of the ZelosLaser Engraver? Work area *Normal* 300mm x 200mm Housing dimensions Normal 440mm x 350mm x 220mm Work area *BIG MAMA* 660mm x 650mm Housing dimensions *BIG MAMA* 800mm x 800mm x 220mm Uses Arduino UNO Clone and a GRBL Shield 300mw 405nm Laser Diode There are 55x 3D-Printed parts in the kit All the software and Hardware used by the ZelosLaser is Open Source and free f ...

Read more

Let’s go creative with lighting on a DIY laser device

Last year MediaInteractiveDesign and PlayModes , two interactive design and creative technology studios based in Catalonia, collaborated to develop a system to control DIY Laser robot. They created a new shield  to control Dinamyxel servomotors  to work with PWM laser drivers. The shield works using Arduino Ethernet programmed with a specific firmware to control laser and motor using Open Sound Control. The ...

Read more
Scroll to top