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  1. Lighting: AC power for my Laser Vortex

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    Sorry if this is already on here, new to this site. I have a laser vortex that runs off 2 "AA" batteries. I want to buy a AC power supply from Ebay so I do not have to swap batteries every half hour. Do I just need any 3 V AC adapter? What rating of A do I need, I see many. I am assuming...
  2. Help needed for home haunt vortex

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    Greetings to all! I am in need of your collective expertise. I have a 10 x 20 carport that I want to close off for a laser vortex. Guests will need to walk through the carport/vortex to get to the bonfire. I purchased the vortex a few years back and this is my first time using it. Have AAA...
  3. query on laser vortex power source

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    looking at buying a laser vortex for this years halloween bash but have a strange question that i could do with some help understanding 2 different sellers are claiming different ways are better at powering the laser module seller number 1 states Unlike other sellers, my version does not...
  4. PVC Haunted Laser Vortex Tunnel

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    We built this tunnel out of PVC and plastic sheeting last year. I just finally got around to finishing the video for it. What do you guys think?
  5. Mechanical: 3-Axis Skull Build

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    Hey, everyone. I thought I'd share a project I've been working on for the past few months. For years (literally) I've wanted to build a 3-axis skull, and this last Halloween season I finally started to work on the project. Here you can see my third attempt in motion on my workbench: As you...
  6. Laser Vortex Unit Fully Powered 110vAC Green, Red, or Blue/Purple

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Hey everyone, I've got 30 laser vortex units on hand. Green, Red or Blue/Purple units available! They are fully powered by 110vAC, no batteries! You can find me on eBay as well: http://www.ebay.com/itm/111563202128?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649 Check out the feedback...
  7. Lighting: Blue laser dots light for Christmas use, similar to cheap green laser dots unit?

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    During my holiday travels, I saw an expensive ($200) blue laser dot unit for Christmas use in the SkyMall catalog. Can anyone recommend a cheaper (sub-$50) blue laser unit that will create a similar effect, say from eBay or Amazon? I have several of the ~$15 red and green stage lighting units...
  8. Fog: Fogger or hazer for best display of laser beams and/or best variety of fog for lasers

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    I see Froggy's has many varieties of fog, with varying densities, hang times, etc. Which type of Froggy's fog is best to make green laser beams visible? That may not even be the correct question to ask or the right sequence. I know there are foggers and hazers--accidentally bought a hazer at a...
  9. Question about Laser Vortex

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    I have no experience with them, but I was thinking of making a laser vortex with a little mirror and cooling fan. Can anyone tell me what power of laser I should be considering? Or, can you point me to a good inexpensive laser to purchase for such a project?
  10. Atmosphere Effects: Green Laser Vortex for fog machine (No batteries needed) PHOTOS included :)

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    Hello everyone I was busy setting up my haunt and had a brain fart. I realized the AAA battery changes every 15 minutes last year for the green laser pointer pens that were attached to the spinning mirror on my laser vortex. Well to make a long story short, I had a red green stage laser...
  11. Laser Vortex Soundscape Options?

    Halloween Music
    I am looking at putting a laser vortex in my mausoleum this year. I would imagine it as a gateway into the spirit world. I would imagine creepy otherworldly music with ghostly voices/sounds/whispers etc. Do you know of any sound effects tracks like this? Thanks for your help.
  12. Lighting: Help with a laser vortex

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    Hi all, long time lurker here. Thought I posted this thread the otherday, but apparently I didn't. For those of you with laser vortexes, do you find that 5mw green lasers are bright enough? Last year I used a 5mw green laser pen, and it just wasn't bright enough. I just ordered a...
  13. Lighting: How can I power this Laser Vortex??

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    Hi everyone! I made this laser vortex recently and currently the motor/mirror runs on a AA battery and the laser pen uses 2 AAA's. It works and looks great but I'd love to be able to plug it in and not worry about it. Any suggestions on power supplies and such? Here's a photo. Thanks!
  14. Lighting: Mounting my Train Engine Vortex Machine.

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    :mad:Ok... I think I have a problem. I have too much torque (fixable with a dimmer) and no way to mount it... First issue-- the torque. I am pretty sure I have too much torque because every time I turn the engine on the mirror tends to "fly away birdie" As the line in A Christmas Story goes...
  15. Electronic/Software: Tombstone Lifter - Audio & Laser

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    I just bought the "Tombstone Lifter" (made by Tekky Toys). http://tekkytoys.com/pages/halloween2.php?productID=7 It's actually a pretty cool product, but the audio is just awful. It goes off every two minutes and the sound has already driven me crazy. Is there a way to hack this thing and...
  16. Hi Guys & Gals

    Member Introduction
    I'm new to this forum. I enjoy special effects , specially using lasers. If anyone has questions regarding the use of lasers , please feel free to send me an email or raise the subject on this forum. I hope to make some interesting contributions to this forum. TTYL LaserLover