Ray guns, lasers, and lightsabers have been part of the sci-fi world for decades. We’ve featured a few neat steampunk ray guns in the past, but this NES zapper gun which was fitted with a surprisingly affordable 2W Blu-Ray diode is in a whole separate category. Check out how it ignites matches almost instantly:
The laser gun is incredlby easy to build: The creators used the 445nm diode, did a bit of soldering, and added batteries. They did add some safety features including a lock and heatsink. To build your own, see the step-by-step process complete with detailed images.
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