DIY Arduino mini laser engraver from a DVD player

The YouTube channel DIY Builder has published and created a DIY Arduino laser engraver which is powered by an Arduino Nano development board and is fitted with a 200-250mW 650nm Laser Module. Check out the video below to learn more about the DIY Arduino laser engraver constructed using the innards from an old PC DVD player.

DIY Arduino mini laser engraver from a DVD player

A full list of all components has been provided enabling you to get everything ready before you start your build. Programming for the laser engraver has also been published to the Instructables website.

“Hello Guys Whatsup, In this instructable, I am making an Awesome mini laser engraver from old DVD writers. It’s an amazing machine. You can use this laser engraver machine to make any kind of design, logo, art on the surface like WOOD, MDF, PLYWOOD, VNYL Paper. It’s little difficult to make a high-resolution laser engraver from DVD writer. But I tried my best to make a pretty close one. In this instructable, I am going to show you the entire procedure of how I made this DIY Laser Engraver. So let’s get started ? I got this Laser engraver’s idea from Maggie Shah. Here’s the version of his laser engraver”

DIY laser engraver components list :

– Arduino Nano
– 250mW 650nm Laser Module
– A4988 Motor Driver
– IRFZ44N Mosfet
– LM7805 Voltage Regulator.
– Laser Heatsink
– IC Heatsink
– 1000uF Capacitor
– 10k & 47R Resistor
– Male And Female Header Pin
– Screw Terminal
– JST 2.0 Connector
– 2.5mm Jumper Cap
– Shrink Tube
– DVD Writer
– Custom PCB Board
– 5mm Acrylic Sheet

If you enjoyed this article you are sure to enjoy how to build your very own Arduino wind speed meter or anemometer project which is easy to build with basic Arduino skills.

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