Making Hard Sector Floppies
mcguire at neurotica.com
Tue Mar 30 11:18:51 CDT 2010
On Mar 30, 2010, at 12:12 PM, dwight elvey wrote:
> A 35W is more than enough. Do remember, you want to vaporize and
> not just melt. This does require focusing. IR is a pain to focus.
> Two options; one is germanium lenses ( $$$$ ) and the other is gold
> first surface mirrors ( $ ).
Why use IR? Visible (either native or frequency-multiplied)
lasers are readily and cheaply available in the required power range
nowadays. I have a few of them sitting on my desk. Very friendly
Port Charlotte, FL
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