Visit the New Technabob Shop!Get Technabob in Your Mailbox Every Day! Join our Mailing List!
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:

DIY Pulse Laser Pistol is So Much Better than a Laser Pointer

by Shane McGlaun

I am a big fan of lasers and laser guns. Sure, they are mostly the stuff of science fiction, but the military is making some great advances in using lasers on the battlefield today. I want something a bit more portable than a laser that needs an entire jet to carry though, and a geek named Patrick Priebe has made it.

Patrick took a lot of custom parts and crafted them into a very sci-fi looking pulse laser pistol dubbed the DIY Pulse Laser Gun. He says that the pulse is a kW-class and shoots a beam of coherent infrared light.

diy-pulse-laser-2

The beam is powerful enough to punch through a razor blade, plastic, and 5mm thick Styrofoam when focused. The construction uses Plexiglas, brass, aluminum, and each of the parts was handmade.

diy-pulse-laser-3

The project took about 70 hours to complete. I want one, and if you do too it seems Patrick will make one for you – if the price is right.

YouTube Preview Image

If you do buy one, just don’t shoot it at your eyes.

[YouTube via Hacked Gadgets]




Comments (2):

  1. Ragnogroth says:

    Holy lord! That thing looks sweet! :)

  2. Benladue99 says:

    I want that

Post a Comment:

Want a personal avatar on your comments? Sign up for a free Gravatar now!

Note: All comments with links in them will be held for moderation in order to prevent spam, so you may not see your post appear immediately.


« Previous
Next »

Our Latest & Greatest Posts...

Hexacade Six-Player Video Game Table: Friendship is Multiplayer

Hexacade Six-Player Video Game Table: Friendship is Multiplayer

Darth Vader Purse Holds Makeup, Money, Credit Cards, Darkness

Darth Vader Purse Holds Makeup, Money, Credit Cards, Darkness

Teen Solves Rubik\

Teen Solves Rubik's Cube in 5.25 Seconds

Augmented Reality Tattoo: AltAR Ego

Augmented Reality Tattoo: AltAR Ego

Mass Effect 2 Windows Mod Adds Native Controller Support: What?!

Mass Effect 2 Windows Mod Adds Native Controller Support: What?!

Win Prizes in the Technabob Shop

More from Awesomer Media...

The Awesomer Logo MightyMega Logo 95octane Logo