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The Laser TV Project

December 10, 2013 | 14:37
The Laser TV Project
The Laser TV Project

Some people use electronics to build something they need, others just want to find out if something can be done. These projects are often the most fun to read about because of their unusual character and the creativity needed to accomplish the (sometimes bizarre) goal. The laser TV project posted on Elektor Projects is such a project. It is an attempt to project an image by means of 30 rotating mirrors mounted on a VHS head motor. Why you would want to do such a thing is not important, can it be done is the thing that matters.


According to the author the main challenge is the phase synchronization of the top plate on which the mirrors are mounted, and the author is looking for interested BASCOM programmers to develop the motor PLL (or a similar software solution). The motor rotates at 750 rpm and must be precisely synchronized to a pulse, which is available once per revolution.


Who can help, or who has done something similar with Atmel and BASCOM? Head over to Elektor Projects and join hpt in this interesting project. While you’re there, why not have a look at the other proposals and vote. Your vote counts!

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