How to: Make a Blu-Ray Laser Phaser


Blu-Ray Laser Phaser! - These bloopers are hilarious


Build your very own Trek-style Blu-Ray laser phaser with this hacker’s how-to video from Kip Kay of Make Magazine. To replicate this hack at home, you’ll need the following materials: (1) a PS3 Blu-Ray laser assembly (which can be had on eBay for roughly $45), (2) an original series-style Star Trek phaser gun (a good quality replica of which can be found for roughly $30), (3) a 9-volt battery, (4) a 9-volt battery snap, (5) a 150 Ohm resistor, and (5) a new switch to replace the phaser trigger. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions on the assembly process, take a look at this instructional video!

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