diy x ray1 614x335 DIY Portable X Ray Machine
diy x ray inside 614x460 DIY Portable X Ray Machine
Using a Coolidge tube, an arduino, and some high voltage know how, aspiring radiologist and maker Grenadier built a portable X-Ray machine with nixie tube display and light up dials. As with most projects this cool, it’s probably a good idea to investigate all safety precautions prior to attempting to recreate it, right? [via Technabob]

Here’s a test image as viewed through a scintillator:

diy x ray test 614x377 DIY Portable X Ray Machine

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