Arduino Controlled LEGO CD Duplicator

Adam Flaherty

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By Adam Flaherty

I make cool stuff and write about other people making cool stuff on makezine.com. If you have something you think I should see, send me a tip.

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CD duplicators are a great way to make a small batch of CDs. Commercial units cost around $500, can be finicky, and usually come with some weird proprietary software. Maker Paul Rea wanted something a little less restrictive and cost conscious, so he built one out of LEGO and an Arduino. At least if it becomes temperamental, he’ll probably have a bucket of spare parts handy.