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Making of the Sonar Blu Ray laser

 Wicked Laser Sonar 1
Steve from Wicked lasers tried to sent us a zip file with the “making of” photos from the “Sonar Blu Ray laser” but big emails never work out, but pal Alan managed to get them posted up @ Hackedgadgets, check them out –

“By now I am sure all of you have heard about Blu Ray players. The heart of this innovative device is a special high power laser. Wicked Lasers is striving to bring cutting edge products to their customers. Steve over at Wicked Lasers was kind enough to show us how their new Sonar laser is developed. The crazy thing is that these lasers are so rare they must be harvested out of actual Blu Ray players. If you can afford one of these finely crafted lasers, I am jealous.”Link.

Check out links for some how-tos on making your own…

Related:

  • HOW TO – Make a DVD burner into a High-Powered laser – Link.
  • Fun With Lasers (great resources) – Link.
  • Transmit Audio with a Laser Pen – Link.
  • Play Records with a Laser – Link.
  • The Homemade Laser Saber – Link.
  • Green Laser! – Link.
  • Laser chess… – Link.
  • The Homemade Nitrogen Laser – Link.

4 thoughts on “Making of the Sonar Blu Ray laser

  1. If the machine manufacturers have any sense, they will pull 50 diodes themselves, and sell them on for 50% of the price of the machine.

    I’m assuming that the laser manufacturers have to send every last laser to the Blu-Ray guys, or else they would be siphoning off a few for sale themselves?

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