Holoprojector

servo control – activate!

finally – an R2 success! yesterday I finally got up the nerve to redo my wiring with my screwshield that Randy recommended about a year ago. screwshield parts by kimncris, on Flickr assemble by kimncris, on Flickr I hard wired in this little jumper circuit so that I could add or take away the 10k … Continue reading »

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Holo LIGHT! Whine GONE!

I spent some time not doing my taxes tonight and re-programming R2 Finally after a few mis-steps – the Front Holo Projector is working! HP working by kimncris, on Flickr also very speedy delivery from Dustoff302 – I received his RCA connector version of the Ground Loop Isolator. it works like a charm! No more … Continue reading »

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dome mostly done

kept on working on R2 this weekend attached some of the unpainted panels and the holo projector cones and lenses putting on some panels by kimncris, on Flickr cones siliconed by kimncris, on Flickr lens installed by kimncris, on Flickr a couple of minutes to work on the data panel built box around red LEDS … Continue reading »

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dome progress

over the weekend I continued on the dome I made these little styrene holders for my holo projectors bend plastic back frame by kimncris, on Flickr they are designed just to hold the cups snug to the inner dome goes in back frame by kimncris, on Flickr holes drilled by kimncris, on Flickr test install … Continue reading »

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Dome

I set myself a goal of having r2 functional if not complete by Feb 16 so that is not much time!!! Anyway Today I set about making some headway on the dome first remove the laser slag remove laser slag by kimncris, on Flickr sand the insides sand inside by kimncris, on Flickr sand more … Continue reading »

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tool fail and Lens success!!

I got my amazon order really late in the afternoon today and I spent too long on the phone with amazon about the wrong router bit they sent me to really do a detailed write up, but here are my photos from making my Holo Projector lens. raw acrylic by kimncris, on Flickr first the … Continue reading »

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lens fail

here is where being a cheapskate can bite you. looking around for cabochons for my home made HP I found what looked to be a much cheaper alternative to the Tapp plastics lenses at http://www.beadaholique.com/p-27868-…12-inch-1.aspx I actually found this supplier on my own through amazon, but then noticed it was also being discussed as an … Continue reading »

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Holo Projector – DONE!

I was thinking about what Chris on the R2 forums said about reducing the weight as much as possible yesterday and decided that today before I chopped it off of the stock I would try to deepen that big center hole a little more. I didn’t have a tool long enough to get all the … Continue reading »

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holo projector close!

here’s where we left off needle indicator by kimncris, on Flickr and I cheated a little and used the ball from my existing holo to track with a makeshift needle made of plastic on the backside of the cross slide cutting along by kimncris, on Flickr and the front curve is done done by kimncris, … Continue reading »

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more holo projector progress

did some more work on the holo today finished filing the grooves, or ribs, or flutes, or whatever you call them (which made googling how to do them more difficult since I don’t know what they are called!) pass one done by kimncris, on Flickr then did a second pass between the first ones re-blue … Continue reading »

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