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Materials Needed

The following are suggested location to buy the material used for this project.

  • Lunch Box-A standard metal lunchbox feel free to pick any visual design-$15
  *[[http://www.homedepot.com/p/Oriented-Strand-Board-Common-7-16-in-x-4-ft-x-8-ft-Actual-0-418-in-x-47-75-in-x-95-75-in-386081/202106230|Wood board]]-Used for the mounding of components, sudjested to use spare wood  this purchase would leave excess- $12
  • 1rpm Motor- Used to rotate the diffraction disc, allowing for the diffracted pattern to change-$25
  *[[http://www.amazon.com/Mosaic-Mercantile-Mirror-2-Inch-Square/dp/B0018SXLCW/ref=sr_1_19?ie=UTF8&qid=1458142546&sr=8-19&keywords=2in+mirror|1-1/2in Square Mirrors]]-used within the box to direct the laser beam to the correct location on the diffraction disc-$9
  • 12inx12in Perforated Aluminum-used to fabricate the removal handles and motor mount-$18
  *[[http://www.amazon.com/Acrylic-Cast-Clear-Sheet-12/dp/B00FRUBXKO|12inx24inx1/8in Clear Acrylic]]- clear acrylic sheet used for diffraction disc from-$5
  • X Cross Laser-a simple red laser with a operation voltage of 3.5v to 5 v-$18 
  *[[http://www.amazon.com/DFRobot-ProtoBoard-Pro-Double-Sided/dp/B010ZSTKF2/ref=sr_1_50?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1460002327&sr=1-50&keywords=proto+board|Proto Board]]-Base component to solder other electronic components together-$3
  • 12v Power Supply-Power adapter allowing standard wall power socket to power the device-$5

Electronic Components

Each of the following is needed per major component(laser or motor).

  • 5v power regulator
  • capacitor
  • 240ohm resistor
  • male/female barrel connector
material_list.txt · Last modified: 2016/04/06 21:21 by coopermadrazo