Suggestions broken optical device.

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by drao, Nov 7, 2012.

  1. drao

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    Mar 11, 2012
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    Greetings,
    What can i do something interesting with the electronic parts of an optical drive*, its a dvd-rw????
     
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  2. tshuck

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    ...it depends, what parts are broken?
     
  3. drao

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    I dont know exactly, i think only the big motor.
    It started to make a strange sound and the owner wanted to change it.
     
  4. tshuck

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    I recently saw a project where a guy made a laser pcb etcher using a laser from a DVD drive... I'm quite jealous of that project...:D
     
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