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  • Greg's Avatar
    Today, 04:42
    Greg replied to a thread CYGN-B in The Lounge
    Great info on the color mod, I was just going to ask about that. Ron and Brian, thank you immensely for continuing to share your wealth of knowledge. The emulator now resembles the original circuit more closely than prior to this most interesting discussion. So... if anyone is interested in an...
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  • mrfloppy's Avatar
    Today, 02:28
    how do I get it to go from chinese language to english? nvm, Found it... works well measured the values of the POTS and replicated it on the board i screwed up, hoping for a baseline to learn to tune from....
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  • aberry's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:42
    The angles in the image look consistent with the perspective and foreshortening effects you'd expect from an image of a long-distance laser projection. You lose a lot of perspective in a photograph versus seeing it in real life. That doesn't mean it isn't fake, but I don't see anything in the...
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  • Elektrotechniker's Avatar
    12-08-2019, 21:26
    Elektrotechniker started a thread SELLING : Scanner sets for sale in Buy/Sell/Trade
    Hi. I have following items that need a new home. 1. PT-30k set purchased couple years ago, has only about 2 hours of use. For what it is worth, i was surprised with the quality of the calibration these scanners had when i got them. No further tuning was done since the graphics produced were...
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  • laserist's Avatar
    12-08-2019, 08:24
    laserist replied to a thread CYGN-B in The Lounge
    That image is a time exposure of an image that has two nodes, but was rotating over time. (Where your example has three nodes, and stable) I was playing with the mark 6 looking for different "stuff". The mark 6 had six switches in a horizontal row over the beam tourquer knob The first three summed...
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  • Greg's Avatar
    12-07-2019, 22:07
    Greg replied to a thread CYGN-B in The Lounge
    Single scan pair... In which case I don't know how you did that. Did fm on an osc have an effect on the modulation signals provided BY that osc? For example, bottom osc is primary with am / fm by center osc. If then center osc fm depth is brought up, then top osc frequency modulates center,...
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  • kecked's Avatar
    12-07-2019, 19:58
    Look at the angle of projection. That looks like a fake to me. Isnít that like one of the tallest buildings. How did they project at that angle? Oh and itís on Windows so where is the back reflection....and what is the ufo in the top of the picture. And the other one on the left being hit by...
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  • Vectorfire's Avatar
    12-07-2019, 19:06
    Smells like a fed looking for someone to earn his pay for him.
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  • buffo's Avatar
    12-06-2019, 10:37
    Excellent point, Gary. I agree that the FB3 probably does not have much of a buffer, to say nothing of the firmware to sync to adjacent controllers at a per-point level of accuracy. Adam
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  • buffo's Avatar
    12-06-2019, 10:34
    buffo replied to a thread Ebay thread two in Buy/Sell/Trade
    Found this one this morning... A lot of four used Star Tech USB-over-Ethernet extenders, each with 4 USB ports, for a total of $130. https://www.ebay.com/itm/274124452287 Unfortunately it's just the receiver ends - no sending units. (Got an e-mail back from the seller confirming this). ...
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  • JohnYayas's Avatar
    12-06-2019, 04:07
    External sync is just a way to set the clock time. Once set, sending data accurately is easy. But, that means being able to store the data until the precise time to send it. If the FB3 doesn't have the buffer space and the firmware for it isn't written in a way to take advantage of such a thing...
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  • dkumpula's Avatar
    12-05-2019, 15:34
    ^^^ What aberry said ^^^ but . . add high quality glow in the dark paint and . .
    13 replies | 611 view(s)
  • aberry's Avatar
    12-05-2019, 14:41
    That's an awesome build! 405nm is kind of disappointing in my opinion, except for glow-in-the-dark. Human M and L cone cells have a long tail in their response curves out towards 400nm, plus the S cone response is low to begin with in that part of the spectrum, so on its own 405 looks a bit...
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  • janelo's Avatar
    12-05-2019, 11:10
    I wasn't planning on putting the 405nm in a projector. I'm just curious how it looks in person. - Building a little module around a low powered 405nm diode would also definitely make for a fun evening. The 506s definitely look great - I'm sure they're well worth their money - but they still cost...
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  • dkumpula's Avatar
    12-05-2019, 07:40
    I do a lot of custom building with a focus on compact builds and high performing graphics. The Compact-506s with MachDSP amps and their 3.2A per channel PSU have the smallest footprint you can get for 40Kpps graphics. The 506's cost much more than what you put in there, but the ability to scan...
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  • laserist's Avatar
    12-05-2019, 07:16
    laserist replied to a thread CYGN-B in The Lounge
    If you're trying to emulate a 555 timer in code... As it was explained to me (by Carl Hannigan long ago) when two 555 are close to firing at the same time the first timer to transition will trigger the second timer to fire early.
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  • edison's Avatar
    12-05-2019, 06:32
    462nm is damn beautiful. Can,t wait to build the first 12 combiner in a 462nm/445nm combo. That with a 12x 520nm and a 12x638nm/700mw will be crazy *retardo
    13 replies | 611 view(s)
  • laserist's Avatar
    12-05-2019, 05:54
    laserist replied to a thread CYGN-B in The Lounge
    Actually that was with a krypton laser, I shot that on a Sony 850 and it sees 559nm as green. That's a single scan pair...
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  • kecked's Avatar
    12-05-2019, 05:44
    skip the 405nm unless you plan to do glow in the dark. better to go 460/445 or something like that. below 445 is not useful. it upshifts to 460 or so anyways. get that 660 in there it matters. stay as far above 520 as you can 543 isn't common but its beautiful. a good dpss 532 will make...
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  • dchammonds's Avatar
    12-04-2019, 22:15
    Updated EXE Added a new ILD file output option called SD to save ILD files in a format that is best suited for SD card projectors with TTL color. Added a Play Music Selection to allow playback of a separate stereo track when playing back 6 channel waves or ILD files. Playback of the music...
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  • Greg's Avatar
    12-04-2019, 18:47
    Greg replied to a thread CYGN-B in The Lounge
    Splendid! I wasn't sure if you were joking about "wire lists", but fortunately you weren't. Everything falls so nicely into place with that scheme. To me at least, that has a very satisfying sense of Ah yes, OBVIOUSLY that's how it would have been done. Sin, triangle, and square, as per a...
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  • janelo's Avatar
    12-04-2019, 18:15
    Thanks for the kind words, guys! Sounds beautiful! How would you implement the control logic for mixing all the different colors? Would this be handled by software? I also really like the deep red 660nm provides. I must admit I haven't seen 405nm in person yet, definitely have to get a few...
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  • mixedgas's Avatar
    12-04-2019, 11:03
    Coast Guard Surplus Buoy/Lighthouse Lamps. FYI New in the Box, marked for shipment to USCG Ocean Engineering in 2006. Clear , or insert filter of your choice: Ebay Item Number 113941252792 Ships from Philadelphia
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  • Special Effects's Avatar
    12-04-2019, 06:56
    Pangolin QM cards For sale, good working QM2000 cards. Different options: QM2000 card only, no netmodule Ä 225,00 QM2000 card incl. net module Ä 300,00 QM2000 card incl. net module in Pangolin net box with Beyond Essentials license Ä 875,00 QM2000 card incl. net module and...
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  • laserist's Avatar
    12-04-2019, 05:49
    laserist replied to a thread CYGN-B in The Lounge
    I looked at the wire lists and the center osc's AM and FM signals are the top osc's sine output. The bottom osc's AM and FM signals are from the center osc's tsin. The top osc's AM is from bottom osc bipolar squarewave, and its FM is the bottom osc's unipolar squarewave. Sorry for the confusion.
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  • Datsurb's Avatar
    12-04-2019, 03:54
    This looks really good. You got skills I dont have, and apreciate the effort you have put into this. I`ll send you a PM with my emailadress, so that you have a place to send the file. Again - big thanks to you who have responded to this post. There are still a lot of good and helpfull people...
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  • laserist's Avatar
    12-03-2019, 20:13
    laserist replied to a thread CYGN-B in The Lounge
    You are such a laserist...
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  • lasermaster1977's Avatar
    12-03-2019, 19:35
    Espen, here is my QS version of the Dude animation I just posted here: https://youtu.be/3N5cdE9CHAg Read the youtube video description for more detail. This was my very first effort using QS to produce an original line-art drawn animation, and QuickTrace to derive the image points from JPG...
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  • Greg's Avatar
    12-03-2019, 19:25
    Greg replied to a thread CYGN-B in The Lounge
    Actually, your comment that a frequency could be driven to zero by fm may be part of the answer. I think I remember doing that. You'd have a dot that would sit there, and then whip around once. But you would adjust a frequency and synch it to the music, and that was a lick.
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  • Greg's Avatar
    12-03-2019, 19:08
    Greg replied to a thread CYGN-B in The Lounge
    I believe that is the first actual CYGN-B output to appear in this thread, and is truly music to my eyes. Be aware, any ye following, that is not just a pretty laser image. That is the legendary circuit itself at it's best and in the hands of one of the original masters. I notice that in this and...
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