ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Sat Apr 11 13:34:25 CDT 2009
> I beg to differ. There is nothing that would preclude mounting say six long
> skinny front surface mirrors into a hex configuration ( as viewed from the
This is basically what goes on inside the optical block of a laser
printer, of course.
> side ) onto a motor shaft and spinning it pretty damn fast ( below such
> point that it would fly apart ). I've seen a variation of this theme used in
> some of the UPC scanners, but those have no need to spin fast.
Sure, if you wand a raster scan. The OP was talking about a vector
display IIRC, where you need to be ale to deflect the beam in a
non-regualr way. That's a lot harder to do quickly.
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