Watch A Modified NES Zapper Set Things On Fire With A Real Laser

Watch A Modified NES Zapper Set Things On Fire With A Real Laser


The custom piece consists of 445nm diode, batteries, a heat sink, and a safety, because its 2W laser will make you go blind in a hurry, that and it can also set things on fire. You’d be ill-advised to build one yourself unless you really know what you’re doing, but there is a step-by-step guide that walks you through the build. You’re probably just better off watching the video and yelling “pew! pew!” at the screen, though.

That’s working pretty well for me. [North Street Labs via Hackaday via Engadget]